Cape Breton Highlands National Park
The world-famous Cabot Trail weaves through 950 km2 (366 sq. mi.) of magnificent highlands and coastal wilderness in northern Cape Breton. The park offers 26 hiking trails (from easy strolls to strenuous climbs), camping, geocaching, golf, cycling, wildlife, beaches, look-offs, and weekly activities.
Visitor Centre locations
West entrance (Chéticamp) – 16648 Cabot Trail; GPS coordinates – N46 38.784 W60 57.029
East entrance (Ingonish) – 37677 Cabot Trail; GPS coordinates – N46 38.450 W60 24.233
The Cheticamp Visitor Centre includes a large exhibit, a slide show and a nature bookstore.
Parks Canada’s knowledgeable staff will launch your adventure by providing an itinerary tailored to your needs and interests. Along with your park pass and map, get safety tips and informed suggestions on activities and places to discover.