CBRM’s Winterfest runs from February 10 – March 20

Winterfest CBRM Logo with Snowflakes

Winter is a fabulous time of year for outdoor physical activity. This year, we have lots of snow to play in and plenty of opportunities to get outside and play. You can always take your family to the closest hill for sledding, out into the yard to build snow forts and snow people or out […]

Hike Cape Breton: Gooseberry Cove

Walking on the Cliffs at Gooseberry Cove

January 2nd was beautiful in CBRM. It was the perfect day for a hike with family and friends and that is just what I did. Bailey, Marcie and I went on a short hike at Gooseberry Cove with two of our friends. Gooseberry Cove is one of those rarely visited, magical places on the island. […]

Winter arrives bringing lots of opportunities for outdoor activity

Snow Shoes

Winter is a fabulous time of year to get outside and be active. In Cape Breton, there are plenty of opportunities for outdoor winter fun. With snow, you can engage in a wide range of activities from snow shoeing to sledding, from downhill skiing to cross country skiing. Outdoor skating is always fun, if we […]

September offers “cool” opportunities to Run, Hike and Bike your way across Cape Breton

Hiking in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park

If the hot, humid days of summer made you more inclined to take things slow, September’s moderate temperatures may provide the ideal conditions for getting active outdoors. While many upcoming activities can be enjoyed on your own, there are options available for joining forces with other runners, hikers or cyclists. While the fall is the […]

Celebrate local food at the Incredible Picnic in Mabou, August 22

Nova Scotian Farm

On Sunday, August 22 from 11am-3pm at the Mabou Arena, Cape Bretoners are invited to come together to celebrate local food and local farmers at The Select Nova Scotia Incredible Picnic. Organizers emphasize the importance of consuming regionally-sourced food. “Local food is fresh, tasty and the best choice for the environment and supporting the local […]

Technology + the outdoors + fundraiser = JCI’s geocaching scavenger hunt August 15

Baille Ard Trail

The Baille Ard Trails are a favourite of local outdoor enthusiasts, providing scenic wooded walking paths in 14 acres of mixed woods, yet are located only a few kilometres from downtown Sydney. As with most things recreation-related, maintaining the trails doesn’t come free of cost. On August 15, local youth organization jcicapebreton.comJCI Cape Breton is […]