Chéticamp, Nova Scotia is a fishing community on the Cabot Trail on the west coast of Cape Breton Island Nova Scotia at the western entrance to Cape Breton Highlands National Park. At a distance of approximately 140km north of the Strait of Canso, it lies at the foot of the Cape Breton Highlands (part of the Appalachian Mountain Range) and hugs the coast of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.
The downtown area overlooks a large bay, into which the Chéticamp River flows, that is protected from the Gulf of Saint Lawrence by Chéticamp Island. Having a number of public facilities it performs a service function for the northernmost part of Inverness County.
The population of approximately 4,000 is made up mostly of people of Acadian descent. This region has a natural beauty that will leave you in awe. In addition, you will find friendly people, delicious food, toe-tapping music as well as crafts unique to this corner of the world.