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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  • October 4, 2017
    To get to the trailhead is a little confusing, but yes, you do drive through the country club. This was the BEST hiking we did on our whole trip. Various climbs, wooded forest, wind-swept grassy knoll...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Interesting landmarks and historic sights to see Long th way as well as a beautiful view of the coast and waterfront.  more »
  • September 28, 2017
    The Middle Head Trail was our 2nd favorite hike on CBI. We started early on a clear morning. There are several viewpoints along the way and at the end you are rewarded with lovely views. We took a pai...  more »

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