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 Canadas social media channels for information and updates on the status of all Parks Canada-administered places.
Note: Infrastructure improvements in the park may cause delays or reduce services while we complete this important work. We appreciate your understanding at this time.
Cape Breton Highlands National Parks largest lake with resident loons and incredible mountain scenery warms up quickly in the summer to provide an enjoyable beach adventure for the whole family. Capture perfect sunsets reflected off the calm waters, or spectacular fall colours along the lakeside hiking trail. Picnic area, pit privies and hiking trail on site. No lifeguards on duty.
A Mobi-Chair is available to reserve by phoning 902-224-2306 or emailing [email protected] A Mobi-Mat allows for access across the sand.
Cape Breton Highlands National Park’s operating season is from mid-May to mid-October, with full services in July and August. The Cabot Trail is open year-round. A park pass is required for use of all services and facilities in the national park, including beaches. Revenues are used to maintain and improve park services.
For more swimming adventures, visit our website: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/ns/cbreton/activ/baignade-swimming
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.