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Perfect trail at Golden Hour

We were hiking on three trails and this was the best. Moderate difficulties, scenic views with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Zsuzsi G
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Queensland, Canada
Lovely vistas

We enjoyed this hour-and-a-half or so hike, though it was much more up-and-down than we’d expected... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stowtraveller
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Stow, MA
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were hiking on three trails and this was the best. Moderate difficulties, scenic views with funny squirrels. Be careful with the hornets nests.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Zsuzsi G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed this hour-and-a-half or so hike, though it was much more up-and-down than we’d expected: somehow we thought it would be just flat, and it’s not! There was still a lot of hurricane damage visible a week after Hurricane Dorian came through. There were...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this hike. It was between easy and intermediate simply because of the steepish hills. The views were incredible and the woods were very peaceful. About 3km and it worked your legs well.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Cosmo29
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are only able to do one trail while traveling the Cabot Trail, then do this one. Located near the Keltic Lodge, the Middlehead Trail is a dirt trail with tree roots and some loose rocks, but very easily navigated. There are pit toilets...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ginny Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite trail---a bit challenging with a reward at the top end of the trail: a red Adirondack chair which is exactly what you'll want and need by then!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely coastal views of Ingonish. About 2 hours to complete, easy to moderate with some rocky areas. Can gat windy out on the point

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mudfordt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only a 2 km hike to the end. Not overly difficult. Great scenery and beautiful views at the end. No bathrooms or garbage cans.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mrpetsaver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I did this trail yesterday morning. Parking lot past Keltic Lodge, does not have restrooms there. Very nice trail, very well maintained and offers nice views. There are stuff left there from hundred of years ago from past residents. I highly recommend...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hike out toward the open water on this moderately difficult trail to enjoy terrific vistas along the way.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Prandi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a bit of up and down to get to some incredible vistas with many neat photo opportunities along the way.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Lvig007
March 15, 2019|
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Response from EJW3 |
I don’t know about the travel time to and from your cruise ship, but the trail is 2 km each way and takes about 1 1/2 to 2 hours at a leisurely pace.
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nutttytraveller
January 31, 2017|
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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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