Middle Head Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Middle Head Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Contact

Phone 902-224-2306

Website parkscanada.gc.ca

Region: Cabot Trail
Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

The Middle Head Trail follows a long, narrow peninsula separating two ocean bays, ending on headland cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Smokey and Ingonish Island. There are opportunities to see seabirds, seals, whales and eagles, as well as fishing boats in the early summer.

Trailhead: just beyond the Keltic Lodge (Civic Address: 383 Keltic Inn Road, Ingonish)
Significant Feature: Coastal headland and vegetation
Length:  3.8 km (2.4 mi) loop
Hiking Time: 1 - 2 hours
Elevation: 5 - 45 m (15 - 150 ft.)
Interpretive loop. Mostly level with short climbs. Some rocky, rugged sections.

GPS Co-ordinates for Trailhead (in decimal degrees):
Lat: 46.655391 Long: -60.372142

Open from mid-May… Read More

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