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Broad Cove Campground – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Date: May 21st 2021 until October 24th 2021

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 oTENTik units. Please note that pets are not permitted in oTENTik units. 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, a beach campfire, and stargazing

Nearby: Daily guided walk, adventure night hikes from mid-June to mid-September.

There are several walking trails nearby including:

  • Warren Lake, for a relaxing walk or early morning jog along a gentle hiking trail with incredible fall colours in September and October. 
  • Broad Cove Mountain for a great view of the coast on a quiet mountain top surrounded by a dense softwood forest and animal inhabitants such as moose, eagles, and more.
  • Jack Pine, for coastal views and to learn about fire ecology in an area rich in ecological and geological history.

Reservations: 877-737-3783 Open for reservations April 23rd 2021

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 oTENTik units)


  • 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)


Please be responsible and join with us in caring for our environment. Take your garbage with you, keep wildlife at a safe distance, and stay on designated trails to protect fragile plant life. 

Nature, other visitors, and future generations will be thankful for your stewardship.

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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