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Middle Head Trail, Ingonish

(4.7/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
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. Plan to see Middle Head Trail and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ingonish tourist route planner.
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  • That this is not the best trail at Cape Breton Highlands National Park says more about the other trails at the park and not as much as this trail. Of the two sides of the park, this is the best trail ...  more »
  • This is a very good trail. There are lots of roots so you need to be careful. The views cannot be beaten!  more »
  • Fairly easy hike that takes about an hour to complete. Takes you around a pennisula jutting out into the water, therefore views are phenomenal throughout the whole trail. A must do for anyone travelli...  more »