High Head Trail

MODERATE 3 reviews

High Head Trail is a 8.0 kilometer lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
8 km
ELEVATION GAIN
117 m
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

sea kayaking

walking

beach

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

muddy

rocky

High Head Trail is located in Prospect Bay, Nova Scotia. The trail leads along the coast guiding hikers through numerous look-off points, with beautiful coastal views. The trail is prone to sogginess, especially after the rainy season, and after the beach does involve some navigation over rocks and through overgrown trails, before leading along the coast to the community of Prospect. Parking Information: Parking is available at either end of the trail, at the end of Hages Lane or off Prospect Bay Road. Best parking is at Hages Lane at the end of the cul-de-sac, however take caution not to block any residential driveways in the area.