Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail

Fri 11 Sep 2015 admin 2015 Hike the Highlands Festival / CBHNP / Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail Comments Off on Day 1 – Freshwater Lake Hikes and Opening

Day 1 – Freshwater Lake Hikes and Opening

  Day 1 of  the 2015 Hike the Highlands Festival went well despite showers off and on in the evening.  Thirty six hikers enjoyed the 1st hike of the festival at Freshwater Lake and Look-off.  The hikers later went to the festival headquarters at St. John’s Hall to enjoy the opening...Read more

Fri 11 Sep 2015 admin 2015 Hike the Highlands Festival / Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail Comments Off on 2015 Hike the Highlands Festival begins today

2015 Hike the Highlands Festival begins today

The 12th Annual Hike the Highlands Festival begins today, Friday, Sept. 11th, 2015 with two hikes in the evening and opening ceremonies. Freshwater Lake and Freshwater Lake Look-off hikes will start at 5:30 pm.  Our area has been having showers off and on today so it is highly recommended that you...Read more

Sun 24 Feb 2013 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail / Hike Nova Scotia / Hike the Highlands / snowshoeing Comments Off on Freshwater Lake – Full Moon Snowshoe Hike / / / / / /

Freshwater Lake – Full Moon Snowshoe Hike

In 2013, Hike the Highlands decided to host three snowshoe hikes, one for each month and become part of the Hike NS snowshoeing series. Our first snowshoe hike was on Freshwater Lake , January 29th, during a full moon. The event was well received and attracted 24 people, from Sydney, Antigonish,...Read more

Fri 18 Jan 2013 admin Clyburn Valley hiking Trail / Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail / Hike Nova Scotia / Hike the Highlands / snowshoeing Comments Off on Snowshoe Hikes – New in 2013 / /

Snowshoe Hikes – New in 2013

Hike the Highlands will be helping people stay active this winter and hosting three guided snowshoes hikes. The snowshoe hikes are part of  the Hike Nova Scotia winter series.  The 1st one is a full moon hike on Freshwater Lake trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Ingonish Beach, on...Read more

Mon 27 Jun 2011 admin 2011 Hike the Highlands Festival / Acadien Hiking Trail / Benjies Lake Hiking Trail / Bog Hiking Trail / Broad Cove Mountain / Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / CBHNP / Clyburn Valley hiking Trail / Fishing Cove Hiking Trail / Franey Hiking Trail / Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Jack Pine Hiking Trail / Jigging Cove Lake / Le vieux chemin du Cap Rouge / MacIntosh Brook Hiking Trail / Middlehead Hiking Trail / Nature & Landscape Photography / Photography / plants / Salmon Pool Hiking Trail / Skyline Hiking Trail / Trekking Poles Comments Off on 75 km Hiking Challenge – Cape Breton Highlands National Park / / / /

75 km Hiking Challenge – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

The 75th Anniversary Cape Breton Highlands National Park in 2011 has provided hikers with a new challenge – hike  75 km from May to October. It also provides you with a wonderful opportunity to see the whole park,  its great scenery, wildlife and plants. And of course to get in shape for...Read more

Sun 26 Jun 2011 admin Acadien Hiking Trail / Benjies Lake Hiking Trail / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / CBHNP / Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail / Geocaching / Jack Pine Hiking Trail / MacIntosh Brook Hiking Trail Comments Off on Ecocache – CBHNP 75th Anniversary / / / / / / / / /

Ecocache – CBHNP 75th Anniversary

In 2011, Cape Breton Highlands National Park celebrates its 75th anniversary. One of the popular activities in this park has been geocaching.  This year geocachers who find all 5 ecocaches and complete the quiz will receive a special limited gold geocoin for their achievement. Geocachers will have...Read more