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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  • I've seen the West and East coasts. My first trip into the park was nothing less than awe inspiring! I've seen the postcards, but when you see with your own eyes.... WOW!  more »
  • Attended a wedding in Bar Harbor and tacked on a visit to Cape Breton in mid October. Fabulous coastal views, fall foliage spectacular, numerous hikes to fit any schedule or exercise regimen. So glad ...  more »
  • The massive park, well protected by public and private efforts, offers a most interesting array of geological and other natural wonders. During our recent stay in the area, we joined a few other hiker...  more »

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