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MacIntosh Brook Campground


24150 Cabot Trail

902-224-2306

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Highlights

Due to COVID-19, the visitor experience at Parks Canada-administered places may be different than it has been in the past.  

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-administered 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. GPS Location: N46 48.753 W60 46.063

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.

Campground Services:

? Washrooms with flush toilets

? Large kitchen shelter with wood stoves

? Boil water before drinking

? An emergency call box is available as cell service is unreliable in this area

Pay by self-registration or at Parks Canada Visitor Centres

  

There are several walking and 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

? Fishing Cove – Hike from the top of the mountain down to a small ocean cove, where a Scottish fishing community once existed on the rugged coast. One of the most challenging trails in the park!

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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