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Ski Cape Smokey

38696 Cabot Trail Road



  • Experience the beauty of Cape Smokey in all four seasons with views of the Cape Breton Highlands and Atlantic Ocean from Atlantic Canada’s first gondola.  
  • Explore hiking trails to stunning vistas before enjoying local snacks and ice cream from our Summit Shack at the top of Cape Smokey
  • At the Ingonish Marina, have fun on the water with our paddleboard and kayak rentals available June – September
  • Embrace winter with exceptional downhill skiing and snowboarding terrain. Equipment rental packages available. 
  • Enjoy a fresh local menu at The Nest, our year-round restaurant at the base of Cape Smokey.


Destination Cape Smokey, a year-round mountain playground where land meets sea and your ultimate getaway awaits. Take your first gondola ride in Atlantic Canada, to views of the ocean and Cape Breton Highlands National Park. 

In 2022, you’ll be able to sip an award-winning Pilsner at the only brewery at the base of a mountain along the Cabot Trail and walk North America’s first Treewalk.

Visit in winter 2022 for downhill and cross-country skiing, heliskiing, backcountry skiing, snowshoeing, sledding and tubing, snowmobile rentals, event, and more!

Summer 2022 will hold many more exciting outdoor adventure opportunities! Please visit our website and social accounts to stay informed.

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