Upcoming Snowshoe Hikes

Upcoming Guided Snowshoe Hikes (March 5 – 18, 2016)

March 5, 2016

***Due to no snow the Washabuck Community Centre is cancelling their snowshoeing event scheduled for Saturday, March 5th at 2:00 pm.



March 6, 2016 

5th Annual Baddeck to Middle River Old Time Commute Trek HELD

Victoria County: 8.9 km Challenging hike.

Take the Cabot Trail from the Red Barn. Entry to MacMillan Mountain Rd. on the right side of Cabot Trail. Park at the end of that road. The trail takes you from MacMillan Rd. to the two Churches in Middle River. There was a free Lunch with Local Chef George Smith immediately following.

Proudly Supported By Naturally Active Victoria County, Victoria County & ACOA


March 12, 2016

***Still on-Regular Hike: White Point Guided Snowshoe Hike

10:00 AM, FREE – Moderate Hike

Please bring your own snowshoes. In White Point – meet at White Point Wharf   Dress accordingly, bring water and snacks.

White Point (Cape Breton)

March 12, 2016

CANCELLED – Black Brook Trail Snowshoe Hike

The Black Brook snowshoe hike which was scheduled for March 12 , will not be held as construction is taking place there in CBHNP  and there is no parking available.

March 13, 2016

Skyline Trail  “Ultimate” Guided Snowshoe Hike 

11:00 AM; FREE – (No dogs please as per park rules)

The Skyline Trail is located 27 minutes north of Cheticamp on the Cabot Trail. Find directions here: http://tiny.cc/gxyo7x. Proudly Presented By Naturally Active Victoria County & ACOA

Meet at the trailhead.

Please bring your own snowshoes. Easy Level Trail.

Don’t forget your camera! Bring water & dress accordingly! Bring your friends, co-workers, neighbors & relatives, meet new friends!

Cape Breton Highlands National Park


  • Larry Gibbons wolfcoug@hotmail.com
  • Vince Forrestall – vince.forrestall@countyvictoria.ns.ca


March 18 (Storm date: March 20th)

2nd Wreck Cove Snowshoe Trek 2016

“Imagine: A Breathtaking Trail You Never Planned to Hike Before”


March 18, 2016 (Snow date, If cancelled – March 20th)

FREE – Join Local Guide Marcelle Lavoie for her 2nd (2013 – 1st) Winter ActiveFest Wreck Cove Snowshoe Trek 2016

Spectacular views await! Challenging uphill – one way. Round trip 4 mile – dam, Surge lake, Breathtaking. Includes social & refreshments immediately following.

Please park at Wreck Cove General store.

Don’t forget your camera! Bring water & dress accordingly! Bring your friends, co-workers, neighbors & relatives, meet new friends!

11:00 am – Wreck Cove, Victoria County, Cape Breton

902-295-3661 / http://www.naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com

 St Ann’s Saturday Afternoon Hikes


Meet at 1:00 pm

Mar. 12 – most strenuous and demanding hike of the year to the top of Spinnigan with Brigitta Buehlmann. Meet at 43610 Cabot Trail. Poles, water and snacks required. Not for rookies

Mar 19 – Mary Ann Wilson guides hikers along her Goose Cove ravine woodland trails. Meet at 1832 Meadow Road

Mar. 26 – meet Bev Brett at Gaelic College parking lot for a hike along the old road to Black Cove past the location of the historic but no longer extant Rev. Norman MacLeod’s farm and Presbyterian church.















About Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011)

Physical Activity Strategy Coordinator for the Municipality of the County of Victoria
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