Middle Head Trail, Ingonish

4.7
Must see · Hiking Trail · Nature / Park
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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  • One side of the trail is rough and steep with the other side a much easier walk. Not a hike for those with mobility issues. During the hike there are many places with wonderful views with the most...  more »
  • This is a short 2 Kms with stunning ocean views all around you. The trail is fairly easy except where water erosion has occurred and no maintenance has been taken to fix, which made the steepest...  more »
  • Dip in and out of the nooks and crannies to engage this beautiful hike. At the beginning, you feel like you are on a strenuous climb up, but after that it's the rewards of gorgeous views. We took...  more »

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