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Middle Head Trail

Parc National des Hautes-Terres-du-Cap-Breton, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1L0, Canada
+1 902-224-2306
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Lovely trail to explore

Had to check it out after breakfast, before leaving Lodge and glad we did. Some stretches a little... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
jmckphil
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Austin
Great hike

Pretty easy trail with great views. We saw golden eagles soaring. It was beautiful with fall... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Wendy S
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Parc National des Hautes-Terres-du-Cap-Breton, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1L0, Canada
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Had to check it out after breakfast, before leaving Lodge and glad we did. Some stretches a little challenging but worth it once we got to the end of the peninsula--great views!

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Pretty easy trail with great views. We saw golden eagles soaring. It was beautiful with fall leaves beginning to change.

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This was a beautiful, easy & quick hike. The trail is well maintained- just watch for roots and rocks, as with any other trail in the area. We hiked the trail quickly and stopped to take in all of the amazing views. We took a...More

Thank Erica H
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Nice hike with some challenging sections especially when wet. Must wear good runners or hiking boots with rain gear.

Thank Danzante1
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This is an easy hike along a trail that takes you from the Keltic Lodge out to middle head point. The trail is easy to follow, uneven terrain and a few hilly bits. Overall, a pleasant easy hike that takes about two hours round trip....More

Thank njlSurrey
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Great little hike as with previous posters. The trail is nicely maintained with beautiful views. There are a couple of steeper sections with some exposed roots and rocks, but all in all, we took about 1.5 hours to walk to the end and back (including...More

Thank iyeh
Reviewed 11 October 2017

While staying in Ingonish, we found the trail head at The Keltic Lodge. It was an easy trail with breathtaking views, we walked down to the rocks for some great photo ops, it was a beautiful day for a hike. So many great trails to...More

Thank freddi g
Reviewed 4 October 2017

To get to the trailhead is a little confusing, but yes, you do drive through the country club. This was the BEST hiking we did on our whole trip. Various climbs, wooded forest, wind-swept grassy knolls surrounded on both sides by the ocean...it was incredible....More

Thank martinsoka17
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Interesting landmarks and historic sights to see Long th way as well as a beautiful view of the coast and waterfront.

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The Middle Head Trail was our 2nd favorite hike on CBI. We started early on a clear morning. There are several viewpoints along the way and at the end you are rewarded with lovely views. We took a pair of binoculars so we could study...More

Thank tashapVermont
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nutttytraveller
1 February 2017|
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Response from WhJet | Reviewed this property |
The start of the trail is just past the Main Lodge of the Keltic Lodge, at the end of the Keltic road, after you pass the main lodge keep right, there is a good sized parking lot there! The trail is fantastic with lots of... More
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