Broad Cove Campground – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Price Information

$26.00 - $39.00

Months of Operation

May 15 - October 12


Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Ingonish, Cabot Trail


T: 902-224-2306




Location: Cape Breton Highlands National Park in Ingonish, 11 km from the eastern entrance of the park.

Broad Cove Campground is open and wooded and features a sandy beach on an ocean cove.  

83 hook-up sites (E, W, Se; 15 & 30 amp) and 111 tenting sites – about half with fireplaces. Hook-up sites are pull-through to accommodate ‘big rigs’. Wheelchair accessible sites available.  

Campground Services:
  • Heated washrooms with hot showers and flush toilets. 
  • Potable water.  
  • 5 oTENTiks
  • Kitchen shelters with picnic tables and woodstoves.
  • Group fireplaces.
  • Activity building for rainy days.
  • Playground 
  • Nearby: laundry, camping supplies, firewood, internet,groceries, gas station, restaurant
  • Cell phone reception varies within campground
•    Swimming in ocean or river.
•    Nearby in Ingonish: whale tours, craft shops, kayak tours
•    Interpretation programs in July & August, including nature programs and a beach campfire. Adventure night hikes ($18). 

Get the whole family involved in geocaching to find Boomer’s button and learn to identify 5 native trees. Earn a Parks Canada geocoin, while supplies last.   

There are several walking trails nearby including:  
•    Broad Cove Mountain for a  great view of the coast
•    Warren Lake for a level walk or run around the lake
•    Branch Pond  Look-off for a gradual climb to view the coast from the top of the highland plateau

Reservations: 877-737-3783 (Jun 27–Sep 1).

GPS location: N46 42.605 W60 21.934

More Details

Facilities / Services

Wheelchair accessible
Bilingual/Multilingual staff available
Pets welcome


Flush toilets
Showers (Free)
Electrical hook-up
Sewage hook-up
Water hook-up
Cooking shelter
Open sites
Shaded sites
Swimming (lake)
Swimming (ocean)

Detailed Information

This property accepts American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Debit card.
Activities: Fishing, Golf, Hiking
Admission: plus park entry fee; discount for 7 nights or more.
Directions: North of Ingonish, near park entrance.