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This is one of the better places to see moose in the evening when they come out to feed. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jonathan K
Fantastic plant and animal life

A great place for plant lovers! Seeing the diversity of bog plants during a short stroll on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chris B
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“placards”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Ingonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of the better places to see moose in the evening when they come out to feed. The boardwalk and its plaques may interest you along this 0.3 mile loop, but for us its the restroom and the moose that keep us coming...More

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place for plant lovers! Seeing the diversity of bog plants during a short stroll on the boardwalk was a thrill. Pitcher plants, orchids, sun dews and more. We also saw a moose!

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A flat, accessible, well maintained boardwalk for all fitness levels (thank you, parks system) creating a short loop trail through the bog. An unusual walk that is not just for environmental scientists. We saw plenty of pitcher plants and other interesting plants and wild flowers...More

Thank mrsagf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bog is an intriguing biological site. The boardwalk makes a brief visit here very easy to manage. Excellent educational signs explain the various botanical features. Pitcher plants, the provincial flower of neighbouring Newfoundland and Labrador, are in abundance here and very easy to photograph...More

Thank Peeter P
Reviewed 15 October 2017

There is not much to this spot but it was quiet and peaceful and very easy to get to. The boardwalk was in good shape, it didn't move at all throughout the bog. And it is wheelchair accessible. If wildlife in the area it would...More

1  Thank SandySue123
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Don't overlook this trail on your drive along the Cabot Trail. It is short (perhaps a bit more than a half mile), but it leads you away from the highway and into another world. The bogs are fascinating, and the signage helps you appreciate the...More

Thank NatureLoverMass
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is one of the many trails in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, an easy loop < 1 km on well maintained boardwalk, enjoyable by people of all fitness levels. There are placards throughout the trail with information about bog plants, animals, conservation. Short...More

2  Thank KTYYC
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I think I experienced this in the wrong season (August) because a lot of the things mentioned on the informational signs was not happening, but it's an easy, quiet walk, and still a good experience to see a highland plateau bog. Informative.

Thank c s
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Many people have seen moose along this trail. We weren't so lucky, but it is an easy boardwalk hike on the Cabot Trail. We stopped in on our first evening to check out the area and were greeted with a beautiful sunset sky. I wouldn't...More

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