Broad Cove Campground – Cape Breton Highlands National Park
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. GPS location: N46 42.605 W60 21.934
83 hook-up sites (E, W, Se; 20, 30 & 50 amp), 112 tenting sites – about half with fireplaces and 6 oTENTik units. Please note that pets are welcome at campsites but are not permitted in oTENTik units. Hook-up sites are pull-through to accommodate big rigs. Wheelchair accessible sites available.
- 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
- Nearby: camping supplies, internet, groceries, gas station, restaurants
- Cell phone reception varies within campground
- Swimming in ocean or river
- Hiking, fishing, geocaching
- Parks Canada programming in July and August including nature presentations and beach campfires
- Nearby: Guided walks, and adventure night hikes from mid-June to mid-September. (applicable fees)
- Golf at the world class Highlands Links
- Nearby in Ingonish: whale tours, craft shop
There are several walking and hiking 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.
- Jigging Cove, birders and other nature lovers will enjoy the varied wildlife on this short relaxing trail, following the shoreline of a small man-made lake.
Park is open year-round but full visitor services are only available from mid-May until mid-October.
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.