Cheticamp Campground – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Price Information

$26.00 - $39.00

Months of Operation

May 15 - October 12


Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Chéticamp, Cabot Trail


T: 902-224-2306




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.

114 sites (most have fireplaces) with 76 tenting, 24 hook-up sites (E, W, Se; 15 & 30 amp) and 14 with electrical.  Wheelchair sites are available.

Campground Services
  • Washrooms with hot showers and flush toilets. 
  • Potable water.
  • 5 oTENTiks and 5 equipped camping sites.
  • Kitchen shelters with picnic tables and woodstoves.
  • Visitor Centre close by with nature bookstore and family corner and Wi-Fi.
  • Playground
  • Firewood for sale.
  • Nearby in Cheticamp (10 minutes): laundry, camping supplies, internet, groceries, gas station, and restaurants.
  • Cell phone reception varies within campground.

Interpretation programs in July & August, including nature programs and a ‘Taste of l’Acadie’ once a week. Nearby: adventure night hikes ($18).

In Cheticamp: golf, sandy swimming beach, cultural museums, whale tours, craft shops.  

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/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 (Jun 27–Sep 1).

GPS Location: N46 39.121 W60 57.211

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

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.