From the Canso Causeway

  • Cross the Canso Causeway to Cape Breton Island.
  • Drive 0.5 kms until you reach a large roundabout.
  • Enter the roundabout and take the second exit on the right, keeping to the left side once you leave the roundabout. (Signs will indicate that you will be traveling to the Trans Canada Highway or Hwy 105E to Baddeck / Sydney)
  • Continue for approximately 75 kms until you reach the Cabot Trail Highway on your left and then turn left. (A sign will indicate you are traveling towards Margaree Forks / Chéticamp / Inverness NS-19)
  • Continue for approximately 84 kms, passing through the town of Chéticamp by about 3 minutes. The Cornerstone Motel and Cookhouse will be on your right, just before you cross the bridge over the Chéticamp River and into the Cape Breton Highlands National Park.
  • The Cornerstone Motel will be on the left side of the road and the registration office is on the right in the Cookhouse building.
  • The address for the Cornerstone Motel is 16537 Cabot Trail.

From Sydney

  • Head south on Kings Rd toward Hwy 125 W.
  • Merge right (staying in the rightmost lane) onto Hwy 125 W via the exit ramp. (Follow signs to North Sydney / New Ffld Ferry)
  • Continue traveling west for 19 kms until you reach Exit 1W.
  • Travel 450m along the exit and then merge onto Hwy 105 W towards Baddeck / Canso Causeway.
  • Travel approximately 64 kms west on Hwy 105 W until you reach the Cabot Trail Hwy, on your right.
  • Continue for approximately 84 kms, passing through the town of Chéticamp by about 3 minutes. The Cornerstone Motel and Cookhouse will be on your right, just before you cross the bridge over the Chéticamp River and into the Cape Breton Highlands National Park.
  • The Cornerstone Motel will be on the left side of the road and the registration office is on the right in the Cookhouse building.
  • The address for the Cornerstone Motel is 16537 Cabot Trail.