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. Work out when and for how long to visit Cape Breton Highlands National Park and other Ingonish attractions using our handy Ingonish trip planner.
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  • This was one of the most beautiful scenic tours ever. The Cabot Trail is best driven over a two day period to enjoy the full beauty.  more »
  • We had two full days to visit Cape Breton. On our first day we walked the Skyline Trail. Armed with lunch and a flask of water we started the 9.2km loop. The loop walk is great. Fabulous scenery...  more »
  • Cape Breton National Park is absolutely breathtaking! Because I hate crowds of any kind, one of my favorite things about this area is the minimal amount of people. It feels remote and is so...  more »

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