8 Good
     
Baddeck, Nova Scotia

Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground

Baddeck, Nova Scotia


9584 Trans Canada Hwy
Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 179
Recent Rate: $$$$

Add Review

Latitude: 46.090523991433
Longitude: -60.852583723793

Elevation: 77' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi yes
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Bell Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Bell
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone yes
  • Central Modem Central Modem yes
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals yes
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa yes
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit yes
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards yes
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River yes
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

0 Questions & Answers

These questions and answers are the opinion of an RVParkReviews’ member and not the views of RVParkReviews.com

Ask a Question About Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground

Review Details

Ratings overview

34 Reviews

These reviews are the opinion of an RVParkReviews' member and not the views of RVParkReviews.com

Review Count: 179
States Visited: 39
Helpful Reviews: 41

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Good Sam discount rate for a nine day stay. Site was a pull-through, level, gravel, FHU with 50 amp. Our site was a "buddy" site where our entry door would have faced the neighbors entry door and shared a common patio area, but fortunately no one was on the neighboring site during our stay.

We had weak Verizon cell and internet reception (on our Verizon Canada roaming plan). We did not have DishTV satellite reception, but that may have been because of the trees. We had no OTA TV reception. The park WiFi was spotty; some times it was fast, but other times it was painfully slow. Laundry facility was adequate with 5 top load washers ($3) and 8 dryers ($1 for 22 minutes). The entry road to the park and the parks interior roads are rough, but manageable. We would stay here again. We camped at Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
38
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

We used this campground as our base for exploring Cape Breton.

It is 90 minutes to the Cape Breton Highlands National Park via either Cheticamp or Ingonish. It is 90 minutes to the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. It is 10 minutes to the restaurants and shopping in Baddeck and the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site.

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 27
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

Friendly and helpfull staff. Entrance to campground a bit narrow and the first 100 yards or so is bumpy. Interior roads are a bit narrow and bumpy. Had a spacious and long pull through site. Water pressure was great. Should be like that in all parks. 50 and 30 amp service with breakers on site. Wifi was slow and near impossible at peak volume times. No cable TV. We camped at Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
257
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches, Obstacles
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The Baddeck Cabot trail is an all day tour. Road construction on portions of the road. Visit the Fortress at Louisbourg. About an hour trip and pack a lunch to enjoy there. Town of Baddeck is nice and a very nice waterfront.

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 161
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 38

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice campground as base for exploring Cape Breton National Park. Level full hook up 50 amp back in gravel sites. Firepit and table in tight quarters. WIFI only works in off hours. No local channels. Nice heated pool and beach access. Good amenities and store on site. Would stay here again. We camped at Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Visit the Keltic Lodge on the way around the Cabot Trail loop. It is beautiful!

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 19
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $47.00
Overall Rating:      

As stated before, road into campground is pretty rough. Staff very helpful and friendly. Campground was crowded, sites are tiered due to terrain so our slide was almost in our neighbor's site. Laundry facilities were very good. No cable (found that to be the case at all the Canadian campgrounds we stayed in). WiFi not very good and Verizon cell reception not great - usually 1 or 2 bars, rarely 4G. We camped at Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
38
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Take a day and go to Sydney (after you have done Cabot Trail), it was a pretty city with a nice waterfront.

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $46.00
Overall Rating:      

Beddeck area is one of Nova Scotia's secrets. Entrance to Cabbot Trail which is in itself worth the entire visit. Campground is old KOA but well kept with lots of things for the family. We are seniors so we concentrated on the beauty of the area and the village of Beddeck. Access is easy from main highway and all services were as advertised. Definitely would stay again. We camped at Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt, Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 67
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 30

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

Great location to check out Cabot Trail and other attractions in this area. The owners are very friendly. Some sites are on hilly area but we had a nice level one for our 40' RV. Nice solid gravel sites. Very good value. We camped at Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 36
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a nice park; a former KOA but with improvements. Not hot enough to test AC requirements. Laundry room was acceptable. We camped at Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Found a nice yarn shop in town. Convenient for riding Cabot Trail, which, not withstanding guidebooks, cannot be toured in one day to enjoy hiking, etc. One might want to plan to camp in the park. Trail might be tough for a big rig.

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

This a great location for driving the Cabot Trail in either direction. Leave your camper here while you explore the scenic and steep road of the C.T. There is a sign on the road for the CG but the RV sites are not visible since there is a nice forest of evergreens on the paved entry road. Easy check in at office. The sites are on an uphill slope but we were able to get level without too much trouble. Our site had a buffer of bushes for privacy from the adjacent site but many do not. The picnic table was located on uneven ground however so we used some pieces of lumber to get that usable. The shower room is clean and well equipped. The stalls could be a little bigger. The onsite restaurant with limited menu is handy when you don't want to cook or drive to the restaurants in Baddeck. The office has DVD's you can borrow for free as well as a store for things you forgot to bring. Had a nice swim in their pool. The walk to the very small beach is quite long so wear something better than flip flops. WiFi variable and inconsistent. We camped at Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 80
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Don't know how this gets such high ratings by Good Sam. Big rig sites are east-west, and very close together. Restrooms and showers were clean, but old. Laundry facilities were barely adequate, with two of the six dryers out of order. Lots of recycle containers around the campground, but one dumpster for garbage near the office. Staff friendly and helpful with tips for the Cabot Trail. We camped at Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground in a Motorhome.

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 39
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $46.00
Overall Rating:      

This is the most popular campground in the Baddeck area. It is also my suggested choice. It is run by a very efficient and friendly German family. They have spent a lot of time and money on this campground. The Pros. Big site. Licensed restaurant, heated pool, great for kids, river beach, canoeing and hiking trail. Half a mile off the road, so almost no road noise. Cons. Very close compact sites, sharing utility pole. Almost no room between sites. Whilst we were there, our neighbors sat under our slide out to get shade from the sun. We found ourselves whispering because we thought our neighbors could hear us. We stayed five nights and could rarely get on the Internet. In fact, we even sat outside the office to get a good signal with zero results. If you don't have a router or personal hotspot on your cell phone you will be extremely frustrated. No cable and no over the air channels. Bring a DVD! We camped at Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground in a Motorhome.

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 22
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

We picked this park because of its proximity to the Cabot Trail. The park is fine. The sites are NOT level. Our auto level system could not handle it. We were traveling with friends, and we got 2 pull throughs side by side facing each other, and we shared the space in between. Wi-Fi is iffy as it comes and goes. Check in was very friendly, and the laundromat is clean with lots of machines. The sites are narrow with not a lot of room to walk around your RV. We were there for 7 nights, and we did enjoy it. We camped at Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 36
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed at this park the night before and after we caught the New Foundland Ferry; the campground is approximately 1 hour from the ferry. It's a nice spot on a hill that leads to a forest then to a lake. It had very clean restrooms and awesome showers. I have a feeling this spot is full of kids during the high season (pool, soccer field, lake with small swimming beach.) Wi-Fi reception was quite good. The nice young couple that managed the park were constantly working, cleaning, and fixing which was reflected in the tidiness of the place. We enjoyed the pool on our return visit. (Pools don't open in Canada until the end of June-beginning of July.) The downside was a bit of road noise from Trans-Canada Highway (TCH) and many insects. We camped at Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 104
States Visited: 38
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

The owners/managers of this park are very attentive and personable and helped us solve a problem with our RV in a very timely manner. The park is better than average but has some serious water pooling problems which occurred during some heavy rains during our stay. It could use some more gravel work on many of the sites. Access is also a little on the tight side. We camped at Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 167
States Visited: 40
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Probably an old KOA campground with great new owners/management. The best campground in the Baddeck, Nova Scotia area. Several good sites for big rigs. Excellent Wi-Fi, good fire rings, small restaurant, pool, camping cabins, etc. Terrific convenience for touring the Cabot Trail etc. We camped at Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground in a Motorhome.

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 123
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 14

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

After reading the previous reviews I couldn't wait to get to the RV park for 3-4 days. However, when I got here I found an overcrowded RV park with a large number of seasonals and an awful lot of the sites available to overnighters were terrible. Front end to rear bumper sites made it difficult to get out of. We actually had to back out our 32-footer and hookup later. Crazy. Couldn't sit at the outside table because it sloped so much. Then there were the folks who had a campfire. I love campfires but not in an RV park where sites are so close. The smoke smell filled our RV. As to check in, the road coming in makes the folks checking in stop on a pretty severe up slope before finding out the assigned site. While some folks like this place, this should not be a 9/10/10 on TL's book. A place with such inconsistencies should be much lower rated. We camped at Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground in a Motorhome.

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Folks who viewed this campground also viewed:

Are you affiliated with Baddeck Cabot Trail Campground ?

Register below to access FREE and enhanced features.

ENHANCEMENTS INCLUDE:

Access Icon

Expanded Access & Listings

Access to marketing tools, ability respond to reviews and monitor performance as well as expanded listings.

Page Insights Icon

View Page Insights & Stats

Essential Marketing resources, page insights, daily reports, setup and manage notifications of newly posted reviews.

Reviews Icon

Manage your reviews

Review and respond to customer feedback, post review replies.

Manage Icon

Manage your RV Park Reviews Page

Expand your listing, Add photos and videos, update business details and more.

Helpful Tools Icon

Helpful Tools

Access the Help Center. Business development tools, forms and other tools to encourage your campers to post and promote your park. Widgets and Badges for use on your Park website.


We're continuing to improve our Campground Owner Management system and more enhancements are coming soon. Features subject to change.

;