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Cape Breton Highlands National Park

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Treasures abound throughout the headlands and rugged cliffs of Cape Breton Highlands with its abundant wildlife, spectacular scenery and human history dating back to the last Ice Age.
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Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1L0, Canada
+1 902-224-2306
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Reviewed today

We came here to hike. We didn't really know what to expect, but every day brought fresh delights; each day was more wonderful than the last, and Cape Breton will stand out forever as one of the most amazing places we've ever been. We hiked...More

Thank RebeccaZu
Reviewed yesterday

What a beautiful area to explore and spend a few days. Stunning scenery, lovely lakes to swim in, great views overlooking the sea and lovely little places to stay and relax. Sea food fantastic and very friendly people....

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A very nice drive, lovely scenic drive and great trail hikes. The Skyline hike was one of the most surprising and spectacular. If you go there don’t miss it. Suitable for most abilities., all be it down hill going and uphill coming back. Having said...More

Thank notdoneromin
Reviewed 2 days ago

We travelled through the Cape Breton Highlands. The scenery is absolutely beautiful! Reminded me of some European places. If travelling in Cape Breton, be sure to visit the Highlands.

Thank roamingprofessor
Reviewed 2 days ago

Some of the most beautiful scenery on Earth. You can calculate time from end to the other by starting with 2 hours if you travel non-stop.

Thank Gerald G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Leaving our perfect campground(MacLeod's Beach Camping, Dunvegan), we drove north through pretty, friendly, quaint villages to enter Cape Breton Highlands National Park. To start with: very affordable and friendly, helpful registration staff- and a very large, clean bathroom! We stayed on the auto trail, with...More

Thank bookwormbj
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome views of mountains and strait and gulf. Surprised that most scenic views are along eastern side just a few kilometres from park entrance at Cheticamp. Take the skyline travel as your last stop in the park. Take advantage of the road stops as there...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent the day driving and hiking in the park. There were many places to pull over to admire the view. It was a beautiful sunny and windy day. My third time lucky as Fog and rain were the order of the day on my...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Each trail is in perfect shape and the people staffing the information centres are extremely knowledgeable. The sights vary from boreal forest to streams to lush moss on huge granite rocks. It would take many more visits to see everything. The road around the park...More

Thank svh175
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a bit windy but otherwise nice. We saw a few showers but no moose. The scenery is breathtaking and more than I expected. The highs were high and almost touched the clouds. The road was being repaired in a few places but passable...More

Thank Susan S
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Ellen V
2 September 2018|
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Response from Katie2H | Reviewed this property |
Ellen, The best thing to do is to talk with the rangers. But, try White’s Point. Not technically in the park. You could pack a lunch and walk out to the very end and back of White’s Point or less distance. Beautiful scenery... More
Sharon J
1 August 2018|
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Response from ARTalker | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I really don't tknow. Can you find the answer on the park site?
25 July 2018|
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Response from Alan B | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Ingonish at Broad Cove Campground. Lots of great hikes and sites within short driving distance from Ingonish.