Cheticamp Campground – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Price Information

$26.00 - $100.00

Months of Operation

May 19 - October 29

Hours Of Operation

Park is open year-round but full visitor services are only available from mid-May until mid-October.

Location

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, 16648 Cabot Trail, Chéticamp, Cabot Trail

Contact

T: 877-737-3783

E: cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca

Description

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, family corner, and Wi-Fi
  • Playground
  • Firewood
  • Cell phone reception varies within campground
Activities:
  • Interpretive programming in July and August including nature presentations, discovery zones, tea talks and a weekly campfire. 
  • In Cheticamp: golf, sandy swimming beach, cultural museums, whale tours, craft shops, laundry, restaurants, groceries, gas stations.
  • 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

Park is open year-round but full visitor services are only available from mid-May until mid-October.


Facilities / Services:
  • Accessible
  • Bilingual/Multilingual staff available
  • Pets welcome (except in oTENTiks and Equipped Campsites)
Detailed Information:
  • This property accepts American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Debit card.
  • Activities: Fishing, Hiking
  • Admission: Park pass required.
  • Directions: North of Chéticamp at park entrance.

More Details

Facilities / Services

Wheelchair accessible
Bilingual/Multilingual staff available
Internet access
Pets welcome

Amenities

Flush toilets
Playground
Pullthroughs
Showers (Free)
Electrical hook-up
Sewage hook-up
Unserviced
Water hook-up
Cooking shelter
Open sites
Shaded sites

Detailed Information

This property accepts American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Debit card.
Activities: Cycling, Fishing, Hiking
Admission: park pass required
Directions: North of Chéticamp at park entrance.