Hike NS Summit 2018 – Ingonish, Victoria County




Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011) and Partners are Pleased to Announce that Hike Nova Scotia’s 7th Annual Hiking Summit will take place May 11-13, 2018 at Nature’s Home: Ingonish, Victoria County, Cape Breton


Host Keltic Lodge Video:

A celebration of hiking culture, it includes best practices, stories, networking opportunities and hikes in the hiking mecca of Nova Scotia – Victoria County, Nova Scotia’s All Seasons Outdoor Destination

Hike NS Summit 2018 Volunteer Information Night

November 16th, 207
6:30 pm
Smokey Recreation Society (Next to Ingonish Outdoor Rink)
The Hike NS Summit 2018 Partnership Organizing Committee are Looking for Volunteers for May 11-13th, 2018.
Volunteers receive a Hike NS Summit 2018 Pass and also a Hike NS Summit 2018 T-shirt.
If interested, need further information and/or would like to volunteer, but not available on Nov. 16th, please do not hesitate to contact Percy Rasmussen by e-mail: percy.rasmussen@hotmail.com or by telephone: 902.220.1200
or Vince Forrestall, Naturally Active for Life – Victoria County: naturallyactiveforlife@countyvictoria.ns.ca

2018 Hiking Summit – Ingonish: Accommodations, Restaurants & Services


1-800-565-0444 (Required by April 1, 2018 Please, Thank You)


Name Cost Details
Keltic Lodge $99 (not including breakfast) Hiking Summit attendees must identify themselves as attending the Hike Nova Scotia Summit 2018 when making reservations to ensure they receive this discount rate.  Make reservations by calling 1-902-285-2880 or toll free at 1-800-565-0444 or by email at keltic@kelticlodge.ca. Individual reservations may be cancelled up to 72 hours in advance.  Reservations must be made by April 1.
Castle Rock Special Rates Cape Breton Highland National Park is 10 minutes’ drive from this inn. A free breakfast buffet is available to guests and rooms are sound proofed for maximum privacy. http://www.castlerockcountryinn.com
Knotty Pines Cottages open Telephone: 1-800-455-2058 (only between 9 am to 8 pm Atlantic Standard Time http://knottypinecottages.ca/contact-knotty-pine-cottages/
Skyline Cabins open Weather dependant, Each self-contained unit at Skyline Cabins has a kitchenette complete with a refrigerator, a coffee machine and private BBQ facilities. A seating area with a satellite TV is also available.
Glenghorm Resort open No restaurant 36743 cabot trail, canada
Salty Rose’s and the Periwinkle Cafe open Salty Rose‘s is an experience in itself, offering the best of Cape Breton hospitality with four unique and comfortable rooms, fair trade coffee and delicious local fare at the Periwinkle Café, and a boisterous selection of art and craft from Nova Scotia’s finest creatives http://www.saltyrosesandtheperiwinklecafe.com
Island Inn Open The Island Inn B&B. The Island Inn has been welcoming visitors to the area since 1926! Located at the entrance to Cape Breton Highlands National Park on the Cabot … theislandinn.ca
Ingonish Chalets Open 1.      ingonishchalets.com

36784 Cabot Trail, Ingonish Beach NS B0C 1L0



Ceilidhs   Camping $ 20/25 1.      Three way/tent sites ceilidhsvarietyandcampground.com

Ceilidhs is a family owned campground in beautiful Ingonish, Nova Scotia. Surrounded by the Cape Breton Highlands National Park on the world renowned Cabot Trail 902-285-2882

Parks Canada Camping https://reservation.pc.gc.ca/ParksCanada


Doucette’s Variety Assorted take outs open
Main Street & Bakery Full Menu open
Keltic Lodge Full Menu open
Costal Water Full Menu open
Brookside Take out open
Bean Barn Coffee & Deli open
Periwinkle Cafe Coffee open
Ceilidhs Variety Coffe/Sandwich open
Andrews Pizzeria open


Scotia Bank
Ingonish Freshmart Groceries
Gift Shops – Search web site (seasonal)
Gas Stations – Caper Gas Ingonish Beach, Irving North Ingonish
Home hardware Ingonish Beach/Rona – North Ingonish
Taxi service Ingo Taxi 902-285-4523


The following is the Announcement and Presentation by Naturally Active for Life Victoria County Est. 2011 of Victoria County Hosting the 7th Annual Summit which took place on Apr. 29th, 2017 in Tatamagouche downloadable for your convenience:
Link to the announcement photos: https://1drv.ms/f/s!AuIocdWNu7G9jh8CaEtEg14P-MiV
Look for further information on the 7th Annual Summit in Ingonish, Victoria County as it becomes available. Please note: Program, Hikes and Registration won’t be available until late 2017 or early 2018
2018 Hike NS Hike Summit Welcome from Victoria County Warden Bruce Morrison

Summit 2018 Partners

  • Hike NS
  • Naturally Active for Life Victoria County Est 2011
  • Victoria County
  • Parks Canada
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park
  • Ingonish Development Society
  • Smokey Recreation Society
  • Ski Cape Smokey Society
  • Hike the Highlands  
  • Cape Breton Partnership
  • ACOA
  • Destination Cape Breton
  • Golf North (Keltic Lodge)
  • Wagmatcook First Nation
  • NS Dept of Communities, Culture and Heritage
Hike Nova Scotia’s 6th Annual Hiking Summit took place April 28 to 30, 2017 in Tatamagouche. Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011) Presented at the 6th Annual Summit on Winter Guided Snowshoe Hikes in Victoria County. The following is the Presentation – downloadable for your convenience:
 Link to the Winter Guided Hikes in Victoria County Presentation Photos: https://1drv.ms/f/s!AuIocdWNu7G9jh8CaEtEg14P-MiV