Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Months of Operation
May 15 - October 29
Hours Of Operation
Park is open year-round but full visitor services are only available from mid-May until mid-October.
16 Visitor Centre Road (West entrance), 37637 Cabot Trail (East entrance), Cape Breton Highlands NP, Cabot Trail
Visitor Centre locations
West entrance (Chéticamp): 16 Visitor Centre Road, GPS coordinates N46 38.784 W60 57.029
East entrance (Ingonish): 37637 Cabot Trail, GPS coordinates N46 38.450 W60 24.233
Park is open year-round but full visitor services are only available from mid-May until mid-October.The visitor centres are also home base for Parks Canada Xplorers and Club Parka activities for the younger crowd.
In Chéticamp fill up your travel mug with coffee, stay connected with free Wi-Fi, and visit the nature bookstore.
In Ingonish, check out the interactive map to help you plan your visit and take a little something home from the official Parks Canada merchandise.
Parks Canada's knowledgeable staff will launch your adventure by providing an itinerary tailored to your needs and interests. Along with your park pass and map, get safety tips and informed suggestions on activities and places to discover.
Facilities / Services
Bilingual/Multilingual staff available
Activities: Camping, Golf, Hiking, Whale watching
Admission: park pass required