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. Put Cape Breton Highlands National Park into our Ingonish vacation builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Ingonish.
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  • Hard to believe this trail. So beautiful the pictures can never capture it. Really exciting to walk along the top of a mountain. Easy for all ages and fitness levels.  more »
  • Did not know what to expect, but the views, especially at the boardwalk, were exceptional. However, it was interesting to watch a number of people walking off the boardwalk over the signs saying to ke...  more »
  • Varying levels of difficulty littering the park. The map gives a great explanation of the level of difficulty of each hike and I truly enjoyed every hike. We did choose the windiest days to attempt lo...  more »