Sunday

Activities at Cape Breton Highlands National Park - Sunday
Program name & Location Time Cost
Meander to Middle Head
Middle Head trailhead, Ingonish
10 am free
Learn-to-Adventure
Ingonish Visitor Centre (pre-registration required)
Call 902-224-2306 $29.20 half day
$51.10 full day
Explore
Broad Cove campground
7 pm free
Clyburn River Ride
Clyburn Day Use Area (pre-registration required)
3 pm $51.30
Campground Campfire
Broad Cove campground
8:30 pm free
Salmon Pools Walk
Salmon Pools Trail
10 pm free
Explore
La Rigouèche, Chéticamp campground
7 pm free
Campground Campfire
Chéticamp campground, Group fire pit
8:30 pm free
Skyline Sunset Hike
Skyline trailhead, Chéticamp (pre-registration required)
2 hours before sunset $14.70

Monday

Activities at Cape Breton Highlands National Park - Monday
Program name & location Time Cost
Meander to Middle Head
Middle Head trailhead, Ingonish
10 am free
Just Beachy Family Activities
Ingonish Beach
2 pm free
Explore
Ingonish Beach Campground
7 pm free
Seeing in the Dark
Warren Lake
July – 8:30 pm
August – 8 pm
September – 7 pm
$14.70
Campground Campfire
Ingonish Beach
8:30 pm free
Salmon Pools Walk
Salmon Pools trail
10 am free
Skyline Picnic
Skyline trailhead (pre-registration required)
10 am $14.70
Learn-to-Adventure
Chéticamp Visitor Centre (pre-registration required)
Call 902-224-2306 $29.20 half day
$51.10 full day
Skyline Sunset Hike
Skyline trailhead, Chéticamp (pre-registration required)
2 hours before sunset $14.70

Tuesday

Activities at Cape Breton Highlands National Park - Tuesday
Program name & location Time Cost
Meander to Middle Head
Middle Head trailhead, Ingonish
10 am free
Just Beachy Family Activities
Ingonish Beach
2 pm free
Lantern Walk Through Time
Freshwater Lake (pre-registration required)
July – 9 pm
August – 8:30 pm
September – 7:30 pm
$14.70
Explore
Ingonish Beach Campground
7 pm free
Salmon Pools Walk
Salmon Pools Trail
10 am free
Learn-to-Adventure
Learn-to-Adventure (pre-registration required)
Call 902-224-2306 $29.20 half day
$51.10 full day
Discover
Chéticamp Visitor Centre
8:30 pm (French)
free
Skyline Sunset Hike
Skyline Trailhead (pre-registration required)

2 hours before sunset
$14.70

Wednesday

Activities at Cape Breton Highlands National Park - Wednesday
Program name & Location Time Cost
Meander to Middle Head
Middle Head trailhead, Ingonish
10 am free
Learn-to-Adventure
Ingonish Visitor Centre
Call 902-224-2306 $29.20 half day
$51.10 full day
Just Beachy Family Activities
Ingonish Beach
2 pm free
Explore
Broad Cove Campground
7 pm free
Seeing in the Dark
Warren Lake
July – 8:30 pm
August – 8 pm
September – 7 pm
$14.70
Discover
Broad Cove Outdoor Theatre
July – 9 pm
August – 8:30 pm
free
Skyline Picnic
Skyline trailhead (pre-registration required)
10 am $14.70
Explore
La Rigouèche, Chéticamp campground
7 pm free
Learn-to-Lobster Boil
La Bloc (pre-registration required)
June – 6:30 pm
July – 6:30 pm
August – 6 pm
September – 5:30 pm
based on market price of lobster
Live! At The Park
Chéticamp Visitor Centre (pre-registration required)
8:30 pm $5
Skyline Sunset Hike
Skyline trailhead, Chéticamp (pre-registration required)
2 hours before sunset $14.70

Thursday

Activities at Cape Breton Highlands National Park - Thursday
Program name & location Time Cost
Meander to Middle Head
Middle Head trailhead, Ingonish
10 am free
Just Beachy Family Activities
Ingonish Beach
2 pm free
Explore
Ingonish Beach Campground
7 pm $14.70
Lantern Walk Through Time
Freshwater Lake

July – 9 pm
August – 8:30 pm
September – 7:30 pm
$14.70
Discover
Broad Cove Outdoor Theatre

July – 9 pm
August – 8:30 pm
free
Salmon Pools Walk
Salmon Pools trail
10 am free
Learn-to-Adventure
Chéticamp Visitor Centre (pre-registration required)
Call 902-224-2306 $29.20 half day
$51.10 full day
Explore
La Rigouèche, Chéticamp campground
7 pm free
Discover
Chéticamp Visitor Centre
8:30 pm free
Skyline Sunset Hike
Skyline trailhead, Chéticamp (pre-registration required)
2 hours before sunset $14.70

Friday

Activities at Cape Breton Highlands National Park - Friday
Program name & Location Time Cost
Meander to Middle Head
Middle Head trailhead, Ingonish
10 am free
Learn-To-Adventure
Ingonish Visitor Centre (pre-registration required)
Call 902-224-2306 $29.20 half day
$51.10 full day
Just Beachy Activities
Ingonish Beach
2 pm free
Explore
Ingonish Beach Campground
7 pm free
Seeing in the Dark
Warren Lake (pre-registration required)
July – 8:30 pm
August – 8 pm
September – 7 pm
$14.70
Campground Campfire
Broad Cove Campground
8:30 pm free
Skyline Picnic
Skyline trailhead (pre-registration required)
10 am $14.70
Explore
La Rigouèche, Chéticamp campground
7 pm free
Gaelic Milling Frolic
Chéticamp Visitor Centre (pre-registration required)
8 pm
$5
Skyline Sunset Hike
Skyline trailhead, Chéticamp (pre-registration required)

2 hours before sunset
$14.70

Saturday

Activities at Cape Breton Highlands National Park - Saturday
Program name & location Time Cost
Meander to Middle Head
Middle Head trailhead, Ingonish
10 am free
Explore
Ingonish Beach Campground
7 pm
free

Lantern Walk Through Time
Freshwater Lake, Ingonish (pre-registration required)

July – 9 pm
August – 8:30 pm
September – 7:30 pm
$14.70

Discover
Broad Cove Outdoor Theatre
outdoor theatre, Ingonish

July – 9 pm
August – 8:30 pm
free

Salmon Pools Walk
Salmon Pools trail

10 am free
Skyline Sunset Hike
Skyline trailhead, Chéticamp (pre-registration required)

2 hours before sunset
$14.70

Meander to Middle Head

...and join us for a guided hike that will take your breath away.

Be inspired by the beauty of the coastline on a 4 km guided hike along the stunning, rugged Middle Head Peninsula, home of the Keltic Lodge and Highlands Links golf course.

Until October 10, 2018
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays
10 am
2 hours

Meet in the parking lot at Middle Head trailhead.


Salmon Pools Walk

Follow the path of the Chéticamp River Valley set out by long ago glaciers along the cliff-bound river pools, where Atlantic salmon come to spawn.

Until October 6, 2018
Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
10 am

Meet at the Salmon Pools trailhead


Campground Campfire

Ingonish Campground
Broad Cove campground, Ingonish
Chéticamp campground

Campers, join us around the group campfire to share stories, songs, and more in our larger campgrounds. A park guide will engage the group for the first hour; stay and connect with fellow campers into the evening.

Until October 7, 2018
Sundays
7 pm


Discover

Broad Cove campground outdoor theatre, Ingonish

Our park guides share their favourite natural and cultural wonders. From captivating programs about the flora and fauna of this national park to nature movies and guest speakers, come on a journey of discovery with people who have a passion for parks. Check with staff for this evening's pick.

Until September 29, 2018
Wednesdays and Saturdays
July – 9 pm
August – 8:30 pm
1-2 hours


Explore

Broad Cove campground beach, Ingonish

Stroll and play on the beach as tales of the past spark your imagination. Then, settle in around the campfire and relax under the stars. Bring a chair or blanket. Musical instruments welcome.

Until October 5, 2018
Fridays
7 pm
2 hours


Learn-to-Adventure

Grab a compass (we’ll lend you one), pack your sack (we’ll tell you what to bring), and follow us into the back country! Awaken your senses as you explore remote waterfalls, tranquil lakes, sweeping panoramic views, and cliff-bound river canyons. Learn skills that will allow you to adventure, wherever you may be.

$29.20 half day
$51.10 full day
Reservations and information:
902-224-2306


Clyburn River Ride

Float along the banks of the Clyburn River during a lazy tubing tour while learning about this special watershed and enjoying some tasty local delights.

Sundays
3:00 pm
$51.30
Pre-registration required.
902-285-2535


Skyline Sunset Hike

Skyline Sunset Hike A RECOGNIZED CANADIAN SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Immerse yourself in the splendour of the sunset as the ocean glistens below. A walk through the boreal forest reveals this panoramic view, often graced by bald eagles, whales and moose. Here, the mountains truly meet the sea.

2.5 – 3 hours | 2 hours before sunset
Recommended for visitors 12 years of age and over. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. Space is limited. $14.70 per person Tickets: 902-224-2306


Lantern Walk Through Time

As the darkness creeps in, listen for the haunting sounds of the night. Step into the past and become spellbound by
tales of this place, brought to life by the call of the loon and the crash of the waves.

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
1.5 – 2 hours
July – 9:00 pm
August – 8:30 pm
September – 7:30 pm

Recommended for visitors 8 years of age and over. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. Meet in the
parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Space is limited. $14.70 per person. Tickets: 902-285-2535


Just Beachy Family Activities

Make Ingonish your sand-filled family camping headquarters! Swimming, playing, camping, hiking, biking and even learning all come together at the newly-refreshed Ingonish Beach Campground! Look for a beaver on a family bike ride around Freshwater Lake. Grab a tasty snack at the beach canteen. Explore the natural wonders of the area with a scavenger hunt.

Join Just Beachy! activities every weekday at 2 pm


Skyline Picnic

A lunch date to remember! Savour the view as you enjoy a picturesque picnic at the end of this guided hike. Grab an official Perfect Picnic, pack your own, or share in our local snacks as you learn about the boreal forest and these mesmerising views.

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
10:00 am | $14.70 per person
Pre-registration required.
902-224-2306


Gaelic Milling Frolic

Join Gaelic singers Geoffrey and Rebecca-Lynne for an evening of exploring Gaelic culture through song. The whole family will be swept away by the rhythm of this hands-on milling frolic.

Fridays | 1 hour | 8:00 pm | $5 per person


Seeing in the Dark

Explore the night in a place where it truly gets dark. Learn tips and tricks for using your senses to peek under the cover of night. A symphony of owls, loons and toads accompanies you on this one-of-a-kind journey into the vibrant nocturnal world at Warren Lake.

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 2.5 hours July – 8:30 pm August – 8:00 pm September – 7:00 pm

Recommended for visitors 12 years of age and over.
Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre.
Space is limited. $14.70 per person Tickets: 902-285-2535


Learn-to-Lobster Boil

Cook, crack and enjoy fresh lobster on a beach steeped in history as the sun sets over the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Share stories, local knowledge and more as you dine.

Wednesdays, June 27 – August 29 June & July – 6:30 pm
August – 6 pm September – 5:30 pm
Cost: based on market price of lobster
Call before 4 pm to reserve your tickets: 902-224-2306
Cancellation deadline: 2 pm


Live! At The Park

The Chéticamp Visitor Centre comes to life with a variety of special guests from around the island. Drawing on the many talents and cultures of Cape Breton, each week will be a new experience, from fiddles and guitars to dancers and drums.
Wednesdays | 1 hour | 8:30 pm |
$5 per person