Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Ingonish

#1 of 34 in Nature in Nova Scotia
Must see · National Park · Nature / Park
Enjoy the outdoors with tranquil walks around picturesque mountains, scenic beaches, and the famed landscape of the highlands at Cape Breton Highlands National Park. You can go for a drive or a hike on one of many trails passing through the park, featuring ocean and mountain views from above. Observe the steep cliffs and river canyons winding through the forests near the Atlantic Ocean, with waterfalls and tundra-like plateaus also forming part of the scenery. You can also test your skills at an 18-hole golf course marked as the best public course in Canada. Wildlife in the area includes bears, birds, and whales, which can often be seen from the park’s coastal trails. Wear appropriate clothing, as the weather often gets cold and wet. Work out when and for how long to visit Cape Breton Highlands National Park and other Ingonish attractions using our handy Ingonish trip planner.
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  • Stayed at a oTENTik campsite in the Chéticamp, campground. The view was nice I had a site facing the river. Was relaxing and I slept well. My only beef is that there was no electricity in the site.....  more »
  • The park is beautiful, clean washrooms and we participated in a smudging ceremony which was enlightening. However the park needs to understand that when they let rowdy people into park at midnight it....  more »
  • It's worth all the way driving to this place.
  • If you have a 🏍️ a must do !

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