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This park was established in 1936 when the government set aside 950 square kilometers of the northern tip of Cape Breton Island. The goal was to protect some of Canada’s most famous scenery, a land of mountains, forest wilderness, windswept coastal beauty and charming fishing villages.

Cabot Trail

The Cabot Trail, Cape Breton IslandThe best-known feature of the park is the Cabot Trail that draws thousands of visitors every year and is renowned for being one of the most spectacular coastal drives in North America.

Visitors stay on the outskirts of the park at Ingonish, a collection of small villages around two bays on the southeast corner.

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