Ingonish Beach Campground – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Price Information

$25.50 - $100.00

Months of Operation

May 17 - October 28

Hours Of Operation

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

Location

37437 Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Ingonish Beach, B0C 1L0, Cabot Trail

Contact

T: 877-737-3783 (reservations, Jan 20–Oct 25)

E: pc.cbinfo.pc@canada.ca

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Description

Location: Cape Breton Highlands National Park, 1 km from the eastern entrance of the park. The campground is a sparsely wooded, quiet campground that is just a 10-minute walk to a sandy ocean and freshwater lake beach.

Ingonish Beach Campground has 51 tenting sites with fireplaces, 5 equipped tenting sites and 4 oTENTiks. 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
  • Firewood
  • Nearby: laundry, camping supplies, internet, groceries, gas station, restaurants

Activities:
  • Swimming in ocean or freshwater lake (surf guards in July & August)
  • Golf at the world-class Highlands Links
  • Soccer field, tennis court, playground and canteen at beach
  • Nearby in Ingonish: whale tours, craft shops
  • Visit with Parks Canada mascot, Parka, explore programs and BioBlitz. 
  • Nearby: daily guided coastal walks and adventure night hikes, square dancing (applicable fees) mid-June to mid-September, geocaching.
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 tonne of fun!

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

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

Facilities / Services
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Bilingual staff available
  • Pets welcome (except in oTENTiks and Equipped Campsites)

Amenities
  • Flush toilets
  • Showers (Free)
  • Unserviced
  • Cooking shelters
  • Open sites
  • Shaded sites
  • Swimming (lake)
  • Swimming (ocean)

This property accepts American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Debit card.

Activities: Fishing, Hiking, Golfing

Admission: Park pass required.

More Details

Facilities / Services

Bilingual/Multilingual staff available
Internet access
Pets welcome

Amenities

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

Detailed Information

This property accepts American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Debit card.
Activities: Cycling, Fishing, Golf, Hiking
Admission: park pass required