Big Intervale Campground – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

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Months of Operation

May 19 - October 9


Cape Breton Highlands National Park, 27117 Cabot Trail, Cape North, Cabot Trail


T: 902-224-2306



Location: Cape Breton Highlands National Park, at the base of North Mountain, 10 km from Cape North.

Big Intervale Campground is a small campground located on the bank of the Aspy River. With only 10 tent sites, it’s a good spot to pull over and camp on your way around the Cabot Trail, especially if it’s late in the day and you don’t want to travel over the mountains after dark.  No potable water on site.  

Campground Services:
  • Pit privies
  • Kitchen shelter with wood stove
Pay by self registration or at a Park Visitor Centre. Reservations not accepted. 

There are several walking/hiking trails nearby:  
  • Aspy Trail starts at Beulach Ban Falls and follows the valley to up to a look-off
  • Lone Shieling  to see a replica of a Scottish crofters hut
  • Benjie’s Lake to stroll through boreal forest , where moose like to snack at the lake’s edge

GPS Location: N46 49.833 W60 36.760

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Facilities / Services

Pets welcome


Pit toilet
Cooking shelter
Open sites

Detailed Information

Activities: Fishing, Hiking
Admission: no park entry fee in 2017