Cape Smokey Provincial Park, Ingonish Ferry

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Enjoy your lunch on a picnic table and admire the mountainous landscape from the viewpoints at Cape Smokey Provincial Park. The scenic highlands of Cape Breton National Park offer plenty of excellent hiking trails, on which you can keep an eye out for rare bird species, such as scaup, heron, and sandpiper. A 5 km (3 mi) long trail along the shoreline provides even more breathtaking views, with plenty of rest stops available along the way. Don't forget to bring your camera to capture the scenery. See Cape Smokey Provincial Park and all Ingonish has to offer by arranging your trip with our Ingonish tour itinerary planner .
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  • This was great stop on our tour of the Cabot Trail. Great coastal views from the cliffs of Cape Smokey. A short hike takes you to the edge of the fenced area with views in all directions. Would be a g...  more »
  • or at least should be for the sheer natural beauty and dramatic landscape you just have to see it to belive it no pictures can do it justice.  more »
  • The views here are beautiful .Always reminds me of Scotland...absolutely stunning views. We were there when it was a sunny day, saw it in every season , each time it is truly amazing.  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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