Middle Head Trail, Ingonish

4.8
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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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  • Middle Head Trail wound up being my families 2nd favorite hike of our entire trip. It was a perfect level of difficulty for both adults and my very adventurous 7 year old daughter. While she loved....  more »
  • The first huge bonus on this hike is that you get to drive past the gorgeous Keltic Lodge, Cape Breton's most famous hotel. The hike itself is on good trails, nothing too steep and never a boring...  more »
  • We LOVED this hike. It was the best way to start our day after spending the night at Ingonish Beach. The views throughout at breathtaking and the hike itself is not too long but is challenging enough....  more »

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