Cape Breton Highlands National Park occupies the northern section of Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada. The national park is accessed and explored via the world famous Cabot Trail. The park is best known for its beautiful scenery, Acadian and Boreal forests, rugged cliffs, wildlife viewing opportunities (especially moose), Ingonish Beach, and the 26 hiking trails.
Cape Breton Highlands National Park adventures, and activities most enjoyed along the route includes hiking, swimming, wildlife watching, camping, sightseeing, cycling, birding (birdwatching), canoeing, geo caching, fishing, kayaking, star gazing, mountain climbing, snowshoeing and xc skiing.
Because it is a premier park on Cape Breton Island with an abundance of scenery, wildlife viewing opportunities and adventures. Plus, to get there, you get to drive the world famous Cabot Trail. The park was the first national park in Atlantic Canada.
The more important, some would say only, features, amenities, services located in and around Cape Breton Highlands National Park includes a visitor centre (Cheticamp), gift shop, lookouts, restrooms, camping, picnic areas, tours, events, playground, information signs, and parking.