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MacIntosh Brook Campground


24150 Cabot Trail

902-224-2306

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Highlights

Note: Due to COVID-19, the visitor experience at Parks Canada places will be different than it has been in the past. The health and safety of visitors, employees and all Canadians is of the utmost importance.

Parks Canada is asking visitors to comply with recommendations from Nova Scotia public health authorities by wearing a mask in indoor public spaces, and by respecting recommended social distancing measures at all times.

Parks Canada’s network of protected places is large and diverse. Visitor access, services, and even opening dates may vary across Cape Breton Island and Canso depending on local circumstances. Please visit pc.gc.ca/ns and follow Parks Canada’s social media channels for information and updates on the status of all Parks Canada places.

Overview

Part of Cape Breton Highlands National Park, MacIntosh Brook Campground is nestled in the Grande Anse Valley, a hardwood valley between North and MacKenzie Mountains, 5 km from Pleasant Bay.

Description: A wide open, grassy area with 10 unserviced sites alongside MacIntosh Brook. This is a beautiful campground to enjoy breathtaking fall scenery. Charge up at our EV charging stations before continuing on your journey.

It has 10 unserviced sites, a large kitchen shelter, playground, flush toilets and a hiking trail.

There are several walking/hiking trails nearby:

? MacIntosh Brook – for a walk in old-growth forest along the river to a waterfall. Interpretive panels share Mi’kmaw culture.

? Lone Shieling – to see a replica of a Scottish crofters hut

? Benjie’s Lake – to stroll to a quiet and peaceful lake where moose can sometimes be seen.

GPS Location: N46 48.753 W60 46.063

Park is open year-round but full visitor services are only available from mid-May until mid-October.

#KeepitWild

 

Please be responsible and join with us in caring for our environment. Take your garbage with you, keep wildlife at a safe distance, and stay on designated trails to protect fragile plant life.

Nature, other visitors, and future generations will be thankful for your stewardship.

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