When it comes to natural beauty the Community of Inverness has it all – rolling green hills, rugged coastline, a beautiful golden sandy beach that meets the warm waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, a scenic fishing harbour, boardwalk and spectacular sunsets. While the beauty of our community is our number one attraction, there is so much to see and do to enhance and maximize your visit, all at your own pace, choose the adventure that is right for you.

Egypt Falls

Not far from Lake Ainslie, the largest fresh water lake in all of Cape Breton. Lies Egypt Falls, or Piper’s Glen as you may find in some guide books. The trail leading down to the falls is only 15 minutes, descending downhill through a stand of mixed hardwoods. The last five minutes forces you to…

Cape Mabou Highlands

The hiking trails of the Cape Mabou Highlands are situated alongside the Northumberland Strait section of the Gulf of St. Lawrence between Inverness and nearby Mabou. There are three trailheads to access the trails. From the village of Inverness the trailhead is accessed on the Sight Point Road. There are 17 trails making up this…

Bealach Brèagha Trail

Gaelic for “Beautiful Mountain Pass”, the newly completed Bealach Brèagha Trail, is part of The Great Trail. Bealach Brèagha Trail is a 49.9 km section of the land-based Trans Canada Trail extending from Port Hastings to Whycocomagh, where it will connect with the majestic Bras d’Or Lake water route, extending to North Sydney.
Cabot Trail

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