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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. Plan to see Middle Head Trail and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ingonish tourist route planner.
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  • This was a very nice hike that can be done in about 1.5 hrs (with kids). It is largely shaded and is a good option on a hot day. I would suggest stopping at the Keltic Lodge for a BEvERage after your ...  more »
  • Would recommend wearin comfortable shoes for this 2 hours hike, since there are many roots to walk on...Fantastic views of the water, easy hike up and down accross the meadows Lots of picture to take....  more »
  • The loop hike is a relatively easy hike, with some beautiful views. The extension off the loop is much longer than the map makes it look and has lots of up and down, but going any part of it is worth ...  more »

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