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877-737-3783 (reservations, Jan 20u2013Oct 25)
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Broad Cove Campground – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Date: May 15th 2020 until October 25th 2020

Broad Cove Campground is located in Cape Breton Highlands National Park in Ingonish, 11 km from the Eastern entrance of the park. This campground is open and wooded and features a sandy beach on an ocean cove.

83 hook-up sites (E, W, Se; 20, 30 & 50 amp), 113 tenting sites – about half with fireplaces and 6 oTENTiks. Hook-up sites are pull-through to accommodate big rigs. Wheelchair accessible sites available.

Campground Services:

  • Heated washrooms with hot showers and flush toilets
  • Potable water
  • Kitchen shelters with picnic tables and wood stoves
  • Group fireplaces
  • Activity building for rainy days
  • Playground
  • Laundry
  • Firewood
  • Nearby: camping supplies, internet, groceries, gas station, restaurants
  • Cell phone reception varies within campground


  • Swimming in ocean or river
  • Hiking, fishing, geocaching
  • Golf at the world class Highlands Links
  • Nearby in Ingonish: whale tours, craft shop
  • Interpretive programming in July & August including nature presentations, explore programs, a beach campfire, and stargazing

Nearby: Daily guided walk, adventure night hikes, and square dancing (applicable fees) mid-June to mid-September.


Get the whole family involved in geocaching to find Parka’s hat and learn to identify 5 native trees. Earn a Parks Canada souvenir and have lots of fun!

There are several walking trails nearby including:

  • Warren Lake for a level walk or run around the lake
  • Broad Cove Mountain for a great view of the coast
  • Branch Pond Look-off for a gradual climb to view the coast from the top of the highland plateau

Reservations: 877-737-3783 (Jan 20–Oct 25)

GPS location: N46 42.605 W60 21.934


Park is open year-round but full visitor services are only available from mid-May until mid-October.

Facilities / Services:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bilingual/Multilingual staff available
  • Pets welcome (except in oTENTiks and Equipped Campsites)


  • Flush toilets
  • Playground
  • Pull-through sites
  • Showers (Free)
  • Electrical hook-up
  • Sewage hook-up
  • Water hook-up
  • Unserviced sites
  • Cooking shelter
  • Open or shaded sites
  • Swimming (lake and ocean)

Detailed Information:

This property accepts: American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Debit card
Activities: Fishing, Golfing, Hiking
Admission: Park pass required
Directions: North of Ingonish, near park entrance.


  • Internet Access
  • Multilingual
  • Wheelchair Accessible

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