Things to do
Bring your hiking shoes and explore the park’s 26 scenic trails, from easy forested walks to sloping coastal hikes. Picnic in quaint coves, and experience the friendly local culture in the fishing villages that dot the park’s edges. There are sandy beaches and plenty of ocean and freshwater swimming. Enjoy cycling, ocean kayaking in sheltered bays, camping, golfing, and fishing; you might even catch minke and humpback whales breaching off shore.
Cape Breton Highlands National Park's hiking trails range from easy strolls to challenging climbs with panoramic views of canyons, highlands and seacoasts. The trails provide a chance to intimately explore the complex habitat of northern Cape Breton Island.
Camping is one of the best ways to truly experience and appreciate Cape Breton Highlands National Park!
Cycle all or part of the Cabot Trail which, according to Lonely Planet, is one of the world's top ten cycling destinations.
Some of the most spectacular views in Atlantic Canada!