Category Archive: waterfalls

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Part 6: Mary Ann Falls, a Swim in Warren Lake, and Last Minute Moose!

The short trail to Mary Ann Falls revealed that more of the trees had surrendered to the coming cold, revealing some particularly vibrant reds and yellows. After crossing the Black Brook the trail… Continue reading

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Part 5: Jigging Cove, Black Brook Cove, Green Cove, and Lakies Head

Re-entering Cape Breton National Park I began a series of stops at look offs and coves. My second stop at Black Brook Cove provided me an opportunity for some walking so I decided… Continue reading

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Part 4: Aspy Trail and Beulach Ban Falls

The Aspy Trail, which climbs into the eponymous Aspy Valley, was recommended to me a few days earlier as a good trail for seeing Fall colors. I was still about 5-7 days before… Continue reading

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Part 3: MacIntosh Brook Trail and Lone Shieling

The MacIntosh Brook Trail is a short trail through Acadian old-growth forest that leads to a smallish waterfall before looping back. Most of the trail follows the brook, with two crossings, following the… Continue reading

Arisaig Provincial Park, Nova Scotia

Only a couple days after I had been walking around in a tank top and shorts on Brier Island, autumn arrived. I had begun making my way north but was still taken aback… Continue reading

Blomindon Provincial Park, Nova Scotia

I arrived at Blomindon intent on hiking what I had heard were spectacular trails. But somewhere on my drive that day I lost my motivation so when I arrived to find the gate… Continue reading

Fundy National Park, Part 3: Moosehorn and Laverty Falls Trails

My last hike in Fundy National Park was a loop that connected the Moosehorn and Laverty Falls Trails. Though the weather had been in the mid-70s during the days, that morning felt quite… Continue reading

Fundy National Park, Part 1: Dickinson Falls, Caribou Plain, and Kinnie Brook Trails

The day of my arrival was rainy and foggy with poor visibility so I decided to stick with the inland trails in order to save the coastal hikes for clearer days. I started… Continue reading

Fundy Trail, New Brunswick. Or, Who Blazes a Trail With Green?

My day on the Fundy Trail was a day of stories. But first, a little background: The Fundy Trail is a ten mile dead-end parkway that runs along the Bay of Fundy just… Continue reading

Traveling in Canada: Sights, Beaches, and Sunsets in New Brunswick

Navigating without the aid of Internet or GPS while in Canada resulted in mostly random wandering, which turned out to be a fantastic way of traveling the country. I had honed my aimless… Continue reading