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Middle Head Trail, Ingonish

Categories: Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.7/5 based on 180+ 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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  • This hike was spectacular. My husband and I are mid sixties and fairly fit (walk 2-3 miles several days a week) and had no trouble with this hike. Pretty level and walking stick is helpful to prevent ...  read more »
  • Beautiful trail along Cape Breton rough costal line with ups and dows and many exciting view points. 
  • Beautiful views, easy hike and we saw whales! Our dog also went with us, really a nice trail that gives you view of the ocean, Ingonish beach and the surrounding mountains. 
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