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Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Canada

Camping - Additional Information

Camping Information

  • Ask about our extended stay camping discount
  • Camping fee includes one camping unit, one cooking unit, one vehicle and a maximum of four adults per campsite
  • Park entry permit also required
  • Check-out time is 11 a.m. 
  • Visiting hours are 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • Quiet hours are 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • No generators between 9 p.m. and 8 a.m.
  • Alcohol permitted on registered campsites only
  • Fires in designated fireplaces only
  • Check for purchase locations of firewood and for laundromats
  • Things you should know regarding Chéticamp and Broad Cove Campgrounds (PDF - 120 Kb)

Protect This Special Place

  • Do not collect firewood or kindling, or other natural objects including plants and rocks
  • Feeding wildlife puts you and the animal at risk and is illegal
  • Dogs must be leashed and droppings removed
  • Please use recycling and compost bins
  • Use only biological RV tank treatment products

Enjoy a Safe Visit

  • Read Keep It Wild, Keep It Safe
  • Keep your distance from coyotes, bears and moose – they can be dangerous
  • Keep campsite clean – store food, cookware and scented products (soap, toothpaste, sunblock, etc) in vehicle
  • Use bear-proof garbage cans
  • Do not leave valuables unattended
  • Report concerns to Parks Canada staff

Emergency Contacts

  • Police, fire and medical emergencies: 911
  • Parks Canada: 877-852-3100
  • Cell phone reception varies considerably from place to place, even within the campgrounds
  • Public telephones are available at campground kiosks and visitor centres

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