Incredible camping

Cape breton

Nova Scotia

With its craggy coastline, sweeping views, and thick forests, Cape Breton Highlands National Park in Nova Scotia is an outdoor lover’s paradise. Explore the island with a Cape Breton camping trip.

The best way to explore the park is by setting up camp at one of six campgrounds. We're going to talk about the three that can be reserved in advance.

Campgrounds in Cape Breton Highlands

Number of sites: 60 oTENTiks: 4 Sites with electric, water, and sewer: 0 Sites with electric and water: 0 Unserviced sites: 51

Ingonish Beach Campground

Ingonish Beach Campground is located near the entrance to the park on the east side of Cape Breton Island.  The beach here is great for families!

Ingonish Beach Campground

Number of sites: 202 oTENTiks: 6 Sites with electric, sewer, and water: 81 Unserviced sites: 113

Broad Cove Campground

Broad Cove Campground is the largest campground in the park, but you wouldn’t know it. There's a trail from the campground to a lovely beach.

Broad Cove Campground

Number of sites: 122 oTENTik:10 Sites with electricity, water, and sewer: 24 Sites with electricity: 14 Unserviced sites: 71

Chéticamp Campground

Chéticamp Campground is busiest campground in the park, and the closest campground to the famous Skyline Trail, which is a must-do for everyone.

Chéticamp Campground

- Corney Brook Campground: Oceanfront camping - MacIntosh Brook Campground: Small and secluded - Big Intervale Campground: 5 sites near a river - Meat Cove: Private camping with beautiful views

More Camping choices:

Visiting Cape Breton this summer? Read our complete camping guide!

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