Cape Smokey Provincial Park, Ingonish Ferry

#7 of 38 in Parks in Cape Breton Island
Nature / Park
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. By using our Ingonish Ferry trip builder, you can arrange your visit to Cape Smokey Provincial Park and other attractions in Ingonish Ferry.
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  • I had never heard of this park in all of my research until driving along the Cabot Trail. We pulled in and found restrooms, some terrific overlooks, and a hiking trail. Quite a surprise! We did not do...  more »
  • The scenes are absolutely gorgeous! I have compared this to the lakes in Ontario and there is something very special and different about this area. The holes are fabulous and it's a photographers heav...  more »
  • Fortunate with the weather, we had clear views across the sea and good chats with other travellers. We did not have time to venture from the main road.  more »

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