Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Ingonish

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Enjoy the outdoors with tranquil walks around picturesque mountains, scenic beaches, and the famed landscape of the highlands at Cape Breton Highlands National Park. You can go for a drive or a hike on one of many trails passing through the park, featuring ocean and mountain views from above. Observe the steep cliffs and river canyons winding through the forests near the Atlantic Ocean, with waterfalls and tundra-like plateaus also forming part of the scenery. You can also test your skills at an 18-hole golf course marked as the best public course in Canada. Wildlife in the area includes bears, birds, and whales, which can often be seen from the park’s coastal trails. Wear appropriate clothing, as the weather often gets cold and wet. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Cape Breton Highlands National Park and many more Ingonish attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Ingonish trip planner .
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  • If you go to Cape breton to absolutely do this park. the landscapes are breath with panoramic views. You'll come back with splendid photos. He must love hiking
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  • Wonderful walk through nature that ends on a beautiful cliff look off. Spectacular views. you may even see a moose or two!  more »
  • Beautiful! We joined the ranger led sunset hike on the Skyline Trail. The views were breathtaking! The parking area for the trail has been expanded.  more »
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  • We love the beauty of Cape Breton - campsites aren't as private as some national parks. Great experience.
  • The whole Highlands are absolutely stunning, especially in the fall time. The park has beautiful well kept trails, especially the Skyline trail. The park also offers a beautiful views just from your car and offers many stunning lookout points right along the roadside. Make sure that your car has reliable breaks however before you take going up and down the mountains.
  • Always a nice spot to visit in the fall, so pretty from all the Hardwood changing colors. Been going here for years now and it gets nicer and nicer the more I go. With a good chance to see nature's most majestic animal The mighty Moose the Cape Breton highlands national park is a MUST!!
  • Decided to visit the great Cabot trail to enjoy the beautiful winter nature views. It was breath taking to say the least
  • Breathtaking view. Gorgeous. Great camping experience!
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