Black Brook Beach, Cape Breton Island

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Take in the ocean views while soaking up some sun on the tucked away Black Brook Beach, situated within Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Flanked by a waterfall and crossed by a babbling brook, the beach makes an ideal spot for relaxing to different sounds of water. Indulge in the soft sand and the sights of washed-up driftwood, have a picnic in the designated area, or a romantic meal under a provided shelter--all at your own pace, without the buzz and jostling of other tourists. Later at night, gaze up at the stars warmed by a cozy bonfire. Our Ingonish itinerary planner makes visiting Black Brook Beach and other Ingonish attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I had seen an amazing photograph of the waterfall at the north end of Black Brook Beach. Really stunning. So took a detour to check it out in the last week of September. No waterfall, just a trickle f...  more »
  • Clean bathrooms and picnic tables. Beach is a great place to look for birds and the passing seals and whales in the distance. Avoid the large tour bus crowds by going to the sout of the park where the...  more »
  • This beach has it all; warmer water, sand, views, waterfall, picnic facilities, washrooms, surf. There are lots of locals using this beach and many of them in the water. Great stop for the family.  more »

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Where to stay in Ingonish

Most options cluster along the coastal road of Cabot Trail, where you'll find many comfortable cottage-style accommodations. Complimentary breakfast is standard there, as is a parking space and easy access to the local beach. Regardless of whether you opt for budget, mid-range, or higher-end accommodations, you'll likely enjoy pleasant views over the sea.
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