Middle Head Trail, Ingonish

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Experience the salty spray of the sea as you trek across Middle Head Trail, which loops around Cape Breton Highlands National Park. As you traverse 3.8 km (2.4 mi) of generally flat trail with some patches of rugged terrain, you'll take in views of the ocean from atop seaside cliffs that face the Atlantic. Be sure to bring plenty of water and watch weather conditions, which can change rapidly. Arrange your visit to Middle Head Trail and discover more family-friendly attractions in Ingonish using our Ingonish holiday builder website .
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  • Probably not suitable for very small children and anyone with walking difficulties as the path had a lot of above ground tree roots. It wasn’t much of a waterfall either but still a lovely fairy short...  more »
  • Unforgettable ride and especially unforgettable meeting with a huge and placid Moose grazing a few meters just in the Woods. The trail is very easy to access and once at the top, ocean front view splendid but caution to the wind!
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  • Great trail about a 2 hour hike in and out. Great views along the way and we saw 2 bald eagles to top it all off....  more »
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