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Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1L0, Canada
+1 902-224-2306
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The center of the Highlands Cape Breton Highlands National Park is the National Park... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
You need this experience.

I've seen the West and East coasts. My first trip into the park was nothing less than awe... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ken C
New Glasgow, Canada
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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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  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1L0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The center of the Highlands Cape Breton Highlands National Park is the National Park Visitor. This is quite a large Visitor Center. They even have a bookstore and souvenirs. It’s in this Center that we can order guided tours in the highlands. The most popular...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've seen the West and East coasts. My first trip into the park was nothing less than awe inspiring! I've seen the postcards, but when you see with your own eyes.... WOW!

1  Thank Ken C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended a wedding in Bar Harbor and tacked on a visit to Cape Breton in mid October. Fabulous coastal views, fall foliage spectacular, numerous hikes to fit any schedule or exercise regimen. So glad we made the trip.

Thank jmckphil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The massive park, well protected by public and private efforts, offers a most interesting array of geological and other natural wonders. During our recent stay in the area, we joined a few other hikers on a "moderate" 9K trek on the Mica Hill Trail which...More

Thank Len L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of our favorite places during our trip to New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. The drives are beautiful, you see a lot of the water. Be sure to drive out to Meat Cove.

Thank Hola4876
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views are wonderful, the bugs can eat you so have spray. we planned to camp but the campgrounds had no potable water so unless you have an RV with water on board you are not going to be staying in the campgrounds. Loved our...More

Thank skibumFernie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must see for anyone visiting canada or Nova Scotia. If you like natural scenery you will appreciate it. Gorgeous mountains, ocean, rocks and hills.

Thank Alextar25
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were here in October - hoping to see fall leaves. We were a bit early, but the scenery was breathtaking. I highly recommend taking a hike. We hiked willow lake the first evening there. It is as easy trail and the scenery is wonderful....More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We camped three nights in Cape Breton Highlands (1 in Cheticamp, 2 in Broad Cove). It's a lovely park, my favorite trails are near Cheticamp but the Broad Cove campground was private and close to one of the beaches. Highly recommend!

Thank 487Kyle
Reviewed 19 October 2017

words fail me at very twist and turn in the road, fall colours just magical, experience . be warned limited number of resources in the park like gas,food,etc.

Thank algonquinfan
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20 October 2017|
Response from Marianne P | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as we visited in mid-September. Hotels we stayed at close at the end of October
31 July 2017|
Response from H441957 | Reviewed this property |
The park itself if open 24/7 obviously. You can drive through it all year round and camp/stop in any designated camping spot whenever if you have a pass. However, to obtain a Parks Canada pass from the park itself (there are... More