Your perfect picnic

Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Our twist on "take-out"

Everything tastes better when you eat it outside!

So go ahead—let nature design your dining space. The highlands, beaches, lakes, waterfalls and forests set the scene—add yourself and bon appétit!

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Place your order
  2. Pick up your picnic tote
  3. Find your perfect picnic place in Cape Breton Highlands National Park and enjoy!

Top 10 Perfect Picnic Places

Map: Perfect Picnic places in Cape Breton Highlands National Park
  1. Le vieux chemin du Cap-Rouge 
    A five-minute climb brings you to a picturesque panorama
  2. La Bloc
    Let the ocean lap at your feet as you enjoy your picnic
  3. Fishing Cove
    A remote piece of paradise beckons you to visit and linger awhile as you dine outdoors
  4. Grand Anse
    Find a picnic table nestled in the shade of huge old-growth trees
  5. MacIntosh Brook
    A kitchen shelter, washrooms and a playground complement a peaceful trail leading to a beautiful waterfall
  6. Neils Brook Day Use Area
    A small, serene waterside picnic area, just off the well trodden path
  7. Warren Lake 
    Birds serenade and mountains surround this lakeside picnic paradise
  8. Top of Franey Mountain
    Reward yourself with awesome views and a hearty snack at the end of your climb
  9. Ingonish Beach 
    Spread a blanket in the sand or use a table by Freshwater Lake
  10. Middle Head
    Enjoy your picnic and the stunning scenery, surrounded by ocean on three sides

Your perfect picnic

2023 Perfect Picnic Menus

Perfect Picnics are prepared from a choice of delectable local favourites from local restaurants, including:

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