Man fishing in Margaree River on Cape Breton Island

Fishing on Cape Breton Island

It’s never a bad day on the river As we like to say around here, “it’s never a bad day on the river”. This is particularly true of Nova Scotia’s sport fishing gem: the Margaree River. This historic salmon river is world renowned for its salmon fishing. Angling enthusiasts return […]

Hunting On Cape Breton Island

Your Base Camp for Hunting in the Southern Cape Breton Highlands Hunting always has been an important means of providing nutritious food for people on Cape Breton Island. Many Nova Scotians are avid hunters, fishers and trappers, the majority of whom have a great respect and love for the outdoors […]

Hiking on Cape Breton Island

Go hiking in Cape Breton’s majestic hardwood forests and breathe in those tree fumes! Hike The TransCanada Trail It’s an amazing thing to think of being connected to the rest of Canada by way of a TransCanada recreational trail that crosses our entire huge country. Whether you travel part of […]

Photograph of a fox curled up in the sun and snow on Cape Breton Island, photographed by Kris Tynski

Wildlife on Cape Breton Island

Venture into the wilderness to catch a quiet moment with Cape Breton’s back country wildlife. Cape Breton Island is blessed to have some fabulous intact wilderness and protected areas which offer safe haven and crucial habitat for protecting the diversity of animals, plants and ecological communities found on the island. […]

Snowmobiling in the Cape Breton Highlands

Discover a Winter Paradise in the Mountains of Cape Breton Island Snowmobiling Travel Adventure in the Cape Breton Highlands For those who feel that life gets better when the snow gets deeper… Our heated four season camping cabins and fully serviced main lodge are situated up where the snow lives […]

Snowshoe/Skiing on Cape Breton

Your warm cabin will be waiting for you at the end of your adventure Enjoy the winter wilderness after dark from our heated off-grid cabins. At Iron Mountain Wilderness Cabins you will feel the rush of being off the beaten path in the middle of winter. From snow covered sparkling […]

Overlanding on Cape Breton Island

Let your 4×4 overland vehicle out to play in Cape Breton Island’s back country Go where other vehicles cant. Tip toe through fresh powder and experience some of the island that most tourists will never see. From Iron Mountain Wilderness Cabins you can discover the back country where you will […]

4×4 on Cape Breton Island

Four Wheeling in the Southern Cape Breton Highlands This terrain was made for 4 Wheel Drive Click here to open the SANS Zone 1 Trail Map Venture off into Cape Breton’s vast recreational trail network with your 4×4 off road vehicle from our convenient and central location. Discover hidden places […]