Ingonish Beach Campground – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Ingonish Beach Campground – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Location: Cape Breton Highlands National Park, 1 km from the eastern entrance of the park. The campground is a sparsely wooded, quiet campground that is just a 10 minute walk to a sandy ocean and freshwater lake beach.

Ingonish Beach Campground has 51 tenting sites with fireplaces, 5 equipped tenting sites and 4 oTENTiks. Many amenities located close by in the village of Ingonish Beach.

Campground services:

  • Washrooms with hot showers and flush toilets
  • Potable water
  • Kitchen shelters with picnic tables and wood stoves
  • Group fireplaces
  • Firewood
  • Nearby: laundry, camping supplies, internet, groceries, gas station, restaurants
  • Activities:
  • Swimming in ocean or freshwater lake (surf guards in July & August)
  • Golf at the world class Highlands Links
  • Soccer field, tennis court, playground and canteen at beach
  • Nearby in Ingonish: whale tours, craft shops
  • Visit with Parks Canada mascot, Parka, explore the beach with a park guide, puppet shows, Lake Safari.  Nearby: daily guided coastal walks and adventure night hikes ($14.70) mid-June to mid September, geocaching.

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 tonne of fun!

There are several walking/hiking trails including:
Freshwater Lake – an easy walk around the lake -great for strollers.

  • Franey Mountain – it’s a climb but the reward is a panoramic view from the top.
  • Middle Head – walk on a stubborn rocky headland between two bays.

GPS location: N46 39.239 W60 24.043

Facilities / Services
Wheelchair accessible
Bilingual/Multilingual staff available
Pets welcome

Amenities
Flush toilets
Showers (Free)
Unserviced
Cooking shelters
Open sites
Shaded sites
Swimming (lake)
Swimming (ocean)

This property accepts American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Debit card.

Activities: Fishing, Hiking, Golfing

Admission: plus park entry fee; discount for 7 nights or more.

Accommodation Amenities

  • Unserviced Lot
  • Open Sites
  • Shaded Sites
  • Swimming (Ocean)
  • Swimming (Lake)
  • Flush Toilets
  • Showers (Free)
  • Cooking Shelter

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