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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular drives, incredible views, and lots of moose! Drive the Cabot Trail with its winding roads and see the mountains plunge into the sea! There's also some good lobster up here. Go in early summer and autumn—when it is less crowded and the weather is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MaineGuy777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Endless glorious trails, amongst the fall colors as a backdrop - was like hiking in candy land. The views are breathtaking and the trails well marked.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Nicolewolf1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The leaves were in full change when we went to Nova Scotia. The day was clear and we could see for miles driving around the park. We wanted to hike a few trails but irritated moose in the area kept us from hiking. We did...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Susan C
Reviewed 4 December 2018

We took a month long trip of the Maritimes to see all of the National Parks that we could fit in. Cape Breton is truly a stunning park with many hiking trails for all types of hikers. There are very few public rest rooms/ pit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank StevoinMinnesoto
Reviewed 13 November 2018

The best place ever for great views and to take lots of pictures. My wife and I truly enjoyed this trip so much. We will come back someday

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Don B
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Very beautiful and well worth taking time to walk and meander through the scenery. Would love to return.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This Park is just beautiful. We were there in the best week for their Fall Colors. Colors were fantastic, the best we have ever seen. Ocean views everywhere - only animal we saw was a moose. Walked along one ocean front beach - about 2...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 860aine
Reviewed 5 November 2018

The drive around the North end of Cape Breton and through the Highlands National Park is breathtaking. The staff are welcoming, and the roads have recently been updated. There are well marked hiking trails along this scenic route. This venue is a vista that you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Horsewoman
Reviewed 31 October 2018

This national park is the reason we traveled to Cape Breton Island after a reunion with friends in Lunenburg. We loved the fact that hiking trails like Mica Hill were not terribly crowded, even during our high season visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gadabout777
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Majesty, splendor and stunning, are all words that come to mind when describing Cape Breton Highland National Park. The road that takes you around The Cabot Trail provides one eye-popping view after another as you careen around the curves with huge vistas of land, sea...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Sunset hill b & b at port hood has 2 letting rooms. They are a great couple with stunning views. Great breakfast.
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Finding a red chair is a delight! Half the fun is not knowing in advance where you will find one.