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Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Record #: MCV0096
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2019
Last Full Update: 17 Feb 2017


Located In Ingonish
Where To Find Us
Ingonish Beach, NS
Canada B0C 1L0
Areas Served Inverness County ; Victoria County


Phone 902-224-2270
Contact Eric Le Bel, Superintendent, Cape Breton Highlands National Park - Parks Canada Agency; Email:
Fax 902-285-2866

Description & Services

Information One of Canada’s most enchanting places, where the mountains meet the sea. 
As you hug the world-famous Cabot Trail coastline you'll wind through Cape Breton Highlands National Park, where lush, forested river canyons carve into the ancient plateau, edged by rust-coloured cliffs. 
Keep your eyes open for moose and bald eagles. You might even catch a minke or pilot whale breaking waves in the Atlantic, or Gulf of St. Lawrence. And you’re never far from a steaming plate of local lobster fresh from the ocean around yo