Cheticamp Campground – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Cheticamp Campground – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Located in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, this is a quiet family campground with the mountains as a backdrop by the Chéticamp River. Approximately 8 km north of the village of Chéticamp.

122 sites (most have fireplaces) with 69 tenting, 24 hook-up sites (E, W, Se; 15 & 30 amp),14 with electrical, 10 oTENTiks and 5 equipped camping sites.  Accessible sites are available.

Campground Services:

  • Washrooms with hot showers and flush toilets
  • Potable water
  • Kitchen shelters with picnic tables and wood stoves
  • Visitor Centre close by with nature bookstore and family corner and Wi-Fi
  • Playground
  • Firewood
  • Nearby in Cheticamp (10 minutes): laundry, camping supplies, internet, groceries, gas station, and restaurants
  • Cell phone reception varies within campground

Activities:

  • Interpretive programming in July and August including nature presentations, discovery zones, tea talks and a weekly campfire. 
  • Nearby: daily guided plant walks ($7.30) and adventure night hikes ($14.70) mid-June to mid-September, geocaching.
  • In Cheticamp: golf, sandy swimming beach, cultural museums, whale tours, craft shops.
  • Get the whole family involved in geocaching to find Parka’s hat and learn to identify 5 native trees. Earn a Parks Canada souvenir and have a ton of fun!
There are several walking/hiking trails, including:
• Acadian for panoramic views of the coastline
• Salmon Pools for an easier hike along the river.
• Skyline (a 15-minute drive away) for a truly magnificent view of ocean & mountains.

Reservations: (877) 737-3783 (May 20 – Oct 10)

GPS Location: N46 39.121 W60 57.211

Facilities / Services:

  • Accessible
  • Bilingual/Multilingual staff available
  • Pets welcome

Amenities:

  • Flush toilets
  • Playground
  • Showers (Free)
  • Electrical hook-up
  • Sewage hook-up
  • Water hook-up
  • Unserviced
  • Cooking shelter
  • Open sites
  • Shaded sites
Detailed Information:
  • This property accepts American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Debit card.
  • Activities: Fishing, Hiking
  • Admission: Plus park entry fee; discount for 7 nights or more.
  • Directions: North of Chéticamp at park entrance.

Accommodation Amenities

  • Unserviced Lot
  • Open Sites
  • Shaded Sites
  • Playground
  • Electrical Hookup
  • Sewage Hookup
  • Water Hookup
  • Flush Toilets
  • Showers (Free)
  • Cooking Shelter
  • Pull Throughs

Features

  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Multi-Lingual
  • Pets allowed

Experiences Near By

Old Miller Trout Farm

Old Miller Trout Farm

Kayaking in Meat Cove

Kayaking in Meat Cove

Donelda’s Bird Island Puffin Tours

Donelda’s Bird Island Puffin Tours

Cape Breton Highlands National Park – Perfect Picnic

Cape Breton Highlands National Park – Perfect Picnic