Cape Smokey Provincial Park

Months of Operation

May 15 - October 12


40301 Cabot Trail, Ingonish Ferry, Cabot Trail



Cape Smokey Provincial Park is on top of Smokey Mountain along the Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island where you will find picnic tables and look-off views. Cape Smokey is a popular rest stop for visitors to the Cabot Trail and the Cape Breton Highlands National Park area. The park has great bird watching and photography opportunities. A trail along the coast, 5 km (3 mi) each way, offers even more spectacular views. Rest stops are provided along the way.  Allow 4 hours for this hiking trail.

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Activities: Birding & wildlife, Hiking