Q. Can you advise your GPS co-ordinates ?
A. YES.....45.58'.29.56 [N] 61.07'.51.54 [W]
Q. Can you take Big Rigs ?
A. Yes we can. We have a number of 'pull thru' sites that makes life especially easy with a large RV or a 5th wheel.
Q. I get tired of campgrounds claiming they are 'easy' to find.... You say you are just off the 105 Trans Canada Hwy....do i have to go far before i find you....??
A. No..! For RV's & larger trailers we are less than 200yds from the junction on HWY 105......[Exit #5]...we are on the left just as you start to go North up this road .
...... During 2017 we will have an even easier entry for Tents & Pop-Ups....entering directly off HWY 105 just as you approach exit #5.......you will see our roadside signs for the riverside parking....!!
Q. I see you are offering free Wi-Fi facilities, when will this be up & running...?
A. This has now been installed and is fully operational. There is also a 'Hotspot' in the coffee room.
Q. I'm on a tight budget this year, are your rates fixed ?
Q. Just how central are you in Cape Breton ?
A. Very...There is much to see in every direction & the 'North side' of the Bras d'Or Lakes is the much prefered area to visit.
The Bras d'or Lakes are at our door step...just going a mile or two South takes you back to Exit #4 on the 105 and on through Portage and Iona to the Grand Narrows....
Baddeck is North, about 25 mins away, Port Hood and Mabou are West also under half an hour. Lake Ainslie is North 'just up the road', and taking this route you can join the 'Cabot Trail' at Margaree, or you can continue on the 105 [North] and be on it in 20 minutes or so before you reach Baddeck.
Port Hawkesbury, where there is a Wal Mart & the Atlantic Superstore and much more, is about 30 minutes [South] on the 105.......
......[for even more detail click on the link below the 'Mapquest' view of Cape Breton].
Q. I am really looking forward to 'doing'
the Cabot Trail this year....is it an 'easy' route...?
It looks very hilly with lots of tight curves.....
A. It depends on the size of your rig and your personal preferences.
....Most visitors 'base' themselves at a campground of their choice and tour it in stages in their car or towing vehicle.
.... It's much easier on the rig and the occupants too if you do this. Level parking spots are few and far between.
....It's also more economic & stress free too.....!!
We would recommend doing the portion that includes Cheticamp & Pleasant Bay on one day [North] and another day going past Baddeck and on up through to Ingonish [East & then North].
There is far too much to see in a day. Having once discovered the 'trail' visitors then return to their favourite spots as time and desire permits.
You have probably travelled a long way to get to Cape Breton.....don't rush your visit, there is so much to see.
.....most of Cape Breton showing the position of Whycocomagh
The 'Mapquest' above more clearly indicates just how central we are at 'Glenview ' Campground in Whycocomagh, and will also give you a better idea of how you might like to plan your various excursions whilst visiting Cape Breton.
Click on this link to take you to a similar map which you can 'zoom' in or out of to give you even more detail.
http://www.mapquest.com/maps/ Once at this site you need only add 'Whycocomagh' as the 'City ' and NS [for Nova Scotia] from the draw down list of 'States' actually then listed correctly as Canadian Provinces, then Zoom in and out at will.
Occasionally you might be asked for our ''Zip'' or ''Postal Code'', this is B0E 3M0......[the 0's being numbers not letters].