Cape Breton Highlands National Park

In Nova Scotia, Canada By Andrew Bentley

Physical features

On the western edge is a rugged coastline exposed to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The eastern side has slope toward the Atlantic Ocean. The Cabot trail goes up North Mountain, along side of Pleasant Bay, and along the Gulf of St. Lawrence.


It has 229 types of birds, several rare animal species, and marine mammals. Some are the moose, black bear, coyotes, and bald eagles. Whales and Northern Gannets also can be seen. The Bicknell's Thrush lives here. The Boreal owl and long-tailed shrew live here too.

Some animals and plants

Vegetation/ plants and tourist sites

Some plants that live there are the rose twisted stalk, Dutchman's breeches, toothwort, and sweet Cicely. Also the salt stunt, birch, spruce and pin-cherry. A place for people to see is the city of Louisbourg. Two major fights in the Anglo-French war was fought there.