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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  • This trail starts in the car park of the Keltic Lodge. It’s unchallenging, and follows a well marked track mostly through woods till the end of the trail which overlooks the water and cliffs. It’s a p...  more »
  • We had a guided walk through this trail it really is easy , the views and the flora and fauna were outstanding , we even saw a small garter snake and wonderful wild flowers . It took just over an hour...  more »
  • This is a must do trail. Its not a difficult trail. It’s a true coastal trail with beautiful views on both sides of the trail. Keltic Lodge is before the entrance of the trail, and the views and lands...  more »
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