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Counties: Inverness, Victoria, Cape Breton and Richmond.

Cape Breton Highlands National Park.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ns/cbreton/index.aspx
http://www.greatcanadianparks.com/nova_ ... /index.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Breto ... ional_Park

Cape Breton Route Index.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/cape/ ... index.html

Water Trails. Cape Breton; Bras d'Or Lakes. Online, Notes.
http://trails.gov.ns.ca/nscwt/nscwt_brasdor.html

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Bird Islands. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
County: Victoria.
Route description: Englishtown, Faders Point, Cowdy Point, Ciboux Island, Hertford Island, Cape Dauphin, Hectors Point, Gooseberry Point, Bras d’Or PP (not listed at NS Parks), Big Bras d’Or.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/cape/cape_route4.html

Bras d’Or Lake. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
County: Inverness.
Route description: West Bay, Crammond Islands, Marble Mountain, Militia Point, (Big Harbour Centre), Big Harbour Island, Boom Island, Denys Basin, River Denys mouth.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/cape/cape_route7.html

Cape Breton Island circumnavigation. Online, Journal.
Cape Breton Island National Park.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ns/cbreton/
Author: Reinhard Zollitsch.
Route description: Canso causeway, Chéticamp, Cape St. Lawrence, Cape North, White Point, Ingonish, Bras d'Or Lakes, Baddeck, Barra Strait, St Peter's Locks, Lennox Passage, Canso causeway.
http://www.zollitschcanoeadventures.com ... nsolo.html

Cape Breton Island; kayak and bike. Journal, Notes, Photos.
Ed note: For Cape Breton Highlands National Park. information, see the header.
Source: Hughes, Alison. Paddling in Paradise: Sea Kayaking Adventures in Atlantic Canada. Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton (2002).
Route description (guided trip): Pleasant Bay, Polletts Cove, gale forecast, return to Pleasant Bay; bike to Dingwall; kayak south to White Point; bike (Cabot Trail) to Ingonish.
Title at source: Cape Breton.

Chéticamp area. Online, Journal.
Source: paddling.net
County: Inverness.
Author: Davos72.
Route description: From Chéticamp.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?1947

Chéticamp area. Online, Journal.
Source: paddling.net
County: Inverness.
Author: Wayne Smith.
Route description: Chéticamp, Fishing Cove, Pleasant Bay; then Meat Cove, Pollett’s Cove.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?125

Ingonish Harbour. Online, Notes.
Source: Canoe Kayak Routes of Nova Scotia.
County: Victoria.
Route description: Saltwater travel in the harbour.
Page 7/23.
http://www.ckns.ca/images/stories/route ... routes.pdf

Isle Madame. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
County: Richmond.
Route description (loop trip): Lennox Passage, Martinique, Lennox Passage PP (not found at NS Parks), D’Ecousse, Cap La Ronde, Pondville Beach PP (not found at NS Parks), Petit-de-Grat Island, Cape Auget, Jerseyman Island, Crichton Island, Janvrin Island, Lennox Passage.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/cape/cape_route1.html

La Prairie to Ingonish Beach (“The Highlands”). Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
Counties: Inverness and Victoria.
Cape Breton Highlands National Park.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ns/cbreton/index_e.asp
Route description: La Prairie, Pleasant Bay, Meat Cove, Black Point, Sugar Loaf, Cabot’s Landing PP (not found at NS Parks), Dingwall, White Point, New Haven, Ingonish, Keltic Lodge, Ingonish Beach.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/cape/cape_route5.html

Lingan Bay. Online, Notes.
Source: Canoe Kayak Routes of Nova Scotia.
County: Cape Breton.
Route description: Saltwater travel on the bay.
Page 9/23.
http://www.ckns.ca/images/stories/route ... routes.pdf

Mabou to Port Hood. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
County: Inverness.
Route description: MacDonalds Glen, Mabou Mines, Mabou Harbour Mouth, Colindale, Marble Hill, Port Hood Island, Henry Island, Little Judique Ponds.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/cape/cape_route6.html

Mabou Harbour. Online, Notes.
Source: Canoe Kayak Routes of Nova Scotia.
County: Inverness.
Route description: Saltwater travel in the harbour.
Page 7/23.
http://www.ckns.ca/images/stories/route ... routes.pdf

Point Michaud to Louisbourg. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
Counties: Richmond and Cape Breton.
Route description: Point Michaud, Kemps Point, Fourchu Head, Fourchu Bay, Winging Point, Cape Gabarus, Gabarus Bay, White Point, Louisbourg.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/ns/louisbourg/Index_e.asp
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/cape/cape_route2.html

Scatarie Island. Online, Guide.
Source: Nova Scotia Government Library.
County: Cape Breton.
Route description (loop trip): Main- à-Dieu, Moose Head, traverse, Cary Rocks, Gull Cape, Friar Point, Winging Point, Eastern Head, Howe Point, Tin Cove Head, Flukes Head, Hatchs Rocks, traverse, Moose Head, Main- à-Dieu.
Ed note: Consult Scott Cunningham’s book for information on hazards, points of interest and much more information.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/cape/cape_route3.html

St Anns Harbour. Online, Notes.
Source: Canoe Kayak Routes of Nova Scotia.
County: Victoria.
ALLAN Route description: Saltwater travel in the harbour. “North Gut, St Anns, St Anns Harbour, Goose Cove and North River”.
Page 10/23.
http://www.ckns.ca/images/stories/route ... routes.pdf

Water Trail. West Bras d’Or Lakes. Online, Notes.
http://trails.gov.ns.ca/nscwt/Cape_Bret ... index.html

Water Trail. North Bras d’Or Lakes. Online, Notes.
http://trails.gov.ns.ca/nscwt/Cape_Bret ... index.html

Water Trail. East Bras d’Or Lakes. Online, Notes.
http://trails.gov.ns.ca/nscwt/Cape_Bret ... index.html