Ingonish Campground – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Price Information

$26.00 - $28.00

Months of Operation

June 26 - August 31


Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Ingonish Beach, B0C 1L0, Cabot Trail


T: 902-224-2306



The campground is a sparsely wooded, quiet campground that is just a 10 minute walk to a sandy ocean and freshwater lake beach. It has 50 tenting sites, some with fireplaces. 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
  • Nearby: laundry, camping supplies, firewood, internet, groceries, gas, restaurants
  • Swimming in ocean or freshwater lake (surf guards in July & August)
  • Golf at the world class Highlands Links
  • Soccer field, tennis court and canteen at beach
  • kayak tours
  • Nearby in Ingonish: whale tours, craft shops
Please pay at the Park Visitor Centre.   Reservations are not accepted.

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

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Facilities / Services

Pets welcome


Flush toilets
Showers (Free)
Cooking shelter
Open sites
Shaded sites
Swimming (lake)
Swimming (ocean)

Detailed Information

This property accepts American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Debit card.
Activities: Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking
Admission: plus park entry fee; discount for 7 nights or more.