Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Parc national des Hautes-Terres-du-Cap-Breton


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One of Nova Scotia's most enchanting places, where the mountains meet the sea. Discover 950 square kilometres of rugged wilderness, travel along the world-famous Cabot Trail and marvel at lush, forested river canyons carved into an ancient plateau.

Un des lieux les plus enchanteurs de la Nouvelle-Écosse, là où les montagnes rencontrent la mer. Découvrez 950 kilomètres carrés de nature sauvage et accidentée, sillonnez la célèbre Cabot Trail et admirez le paysage boisé et luxuriant des canyons fluviaux qui se sont formés dans un ancien plateau.

Source: Parks Canada Website (2022)


Established: 1936

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Nova Scotia
Nouvelle-Écosse


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Documents
Management Documents

Management Plan / Plan Directeur (Parks Canada, 2010)

Draft Management Plan, Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Ébauche du plan directeur, Parc national du Canada des Hautes-Terres-du-Cap-Breton (Parks Canada, 2022)

Management Plan / Plan Directeur (Parks Canada, 2022)

Cape Breton Highlands National Park Provisional Master Plan / Parc national du Cap-Breton Plan-cadre provisoire (Parks Canada, 1970)

Historical Documents

Activity Booklet/Livret d'activités (Parks Canada, 2020)

Augmentation of American Marten on Northern Cape Breton Island, Progress Report 2006-2008 (James Bridgland and Peter Austin-Smith, Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, January 2008)

Augmentation of American Marten on Northern Cape Breton Island, Progress Report 2009 (James Bridgland and Peter Austin-Smith, Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, March 2009)

Augmentation of American Marten on Northern Cape Breton Island, Progress Report 2010 (James Bridgland and Peter Austin-Smith, Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, February 2010)

Bring Back the Boreal! / Rétablir la forêt boréale!
Newsletter — English: Spring 2015, April 2016, August 2016 / Français: Spring 2015, April 2016, August 2016 / English/Français: October 2016
Video — English, Français

Cape Breton Highlands National Park (R.J.C. Stead, extract from Public Affairs, Vol. 1 No. 3, 1938)

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia: Where the mountains meet the sea Miscellaneous Report 5 (David M. Baird, Geological Survey of Canada, 1962)

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia: Where the mountains meet the sea Miscellaneous Report 5 (David M. Baird, Geological Survey of Canada, 1965)

Forest fungi collected in national parks in the Maritime Provinces Information Report M-X-40 (Laszlo P. Magasi, Canadian Forest Service, March 1974)

Forest insects and tree diseases in national parks in the Maritime Provinces Information Report M-X-54 (E.G. Kettela and G.V. Moran, Canadian Forest Service, July 1975)

Forest insects and tree diseases in national parks in the Maritime Provinces Information Report M-X-54 (E.G. Kettela and G.V. Moran, Canadian Forest Service, July 1975)

Heritage Character Statements / Énoncés de valeur patrimoniale, Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Administration Office / Bureau administratif (FHBRO No. 90-303, June 30, 1992, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Information Bureau, Ingonish Entrance / Bureau de renseignements, entrée Ingonish (FHBRO No. 88-93, October 26, 1989, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Lone Shieling Shelter / Refuge Longe Shieling (FHBRO No. 93-71, July 24, 1998, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Neils Harbour Lighthouse / Phare de Neils Harbour (FHBRO No. 01-081, undated, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Superintendent's Residence / Résidence du surintendant (FHBRO No. 90-303, June 30, 1992, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

High reliance on a diet of Moose, (Alces americanus) by Eastern Coyotes, (Canis latrans var.) in Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia, Canada (Jason W.B. Power, Michael J. Boudreau, Erich M. Muntz and Soren Bondrup-Nielsen, extract from The Canadian Field-Naturalist, Vol. 133 No. 4, 2019, ©The Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club)

Hyperabundant Moose Management Plan For North Mountain, Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Plan de gestion de la surpopulation d'originaux pour le mont North, parc national des Hautes-Terres-du-Cap-Breton (Rosie, Smith, Matthew Smith, Clifford Paul and Chris Bellemore, Parks Canada, 1 November 2015)

MtDNA Analyses on Hair Samples Confirm Cougar, Puma concolor, Presence in Southern New Brunswick, Eastern Canada (A.-S. Bertrand, S. Kenn, D. Gallant, E. Tremblay, L. Vasseur and R. Wissink, extract from The Canadian Field-Naturalist, Vol. 120 No. 4, 2006, ©The Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club)

Populations, movements and seasonal distribution of mergansers in northern Cape Breton Island Canadian Wildlife Service Report No. 17 (A.J. Erskine, © Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change 2015, 1972)

Progress Report: Trends in Mammal Populations of Cape Breton Highlands National Park over a Five-Year Period (M.C. Bateman, November 1984)

Special Events in the National Historic Sites of Canada in Cape Breton: Replacement Class Screening Report (Parks Canada, August 2011)

Supplemental Climate Information for Cape Breton Highlands National Park (Scott Parker, Garrett Mombourquette and Liam Bray, Parks Canada, December 12, 2018)

Survey of Epiphytic Lichens of Late Successional Northern Hardwoods Forests in Northern Cape Breton Island Ecosystem Monitoring and Data Reports No. 8 (Steven B. Selva, Parks Canada, 2004)

The Disappearance of Caribou Reintroduced to Cape Breton Highlands National Park (T. Charles Dauphiné, Jr., for Parks Canada, 1974)

The Insects, Spiders and Mites of Cape Breton Highlands National Park (J.D. Lafontaine, S. Allyson, V.M. Behan-Pelletier, A. Borkent, J.M. Campbell, K.G.A. Hamilton, J.E.H. Martin and L. Masner, eds., Biosystematics Research Centre-Agriculture Canada, January 1987)

The Wood Turtle, Glyptemys insculpta, at River Denys: A Second Population for Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia (Andreas Gräf, John Gilhen and Jill D. Adams, extract from The Canadian Field-Naturalist, Vol. 117 No. 3, 2003, ©The Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club)

The Wreck of the Auguste (Parks Canada, 1992)

Trail degradation in Cape Breton Highlands National Park: An ecological approach to vegetation restoration (©Madeline Clarke, Master's Thesis Saint Mary's University, April 2020)

Transportation in Northern Cape Breton Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 363 (R.H. McDonald, Parks Canada, 1979)



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