Great Head Trail

Great Head Trail is a heavily trafficked trail that is located north of Seal Harbor next to Sand Beach. It has great views of the coastline and many wooded sections of hiking. The Great Head Trail is rated a moderate difficulty.

Parking is at Great Head Trail Parking Area off of Schooler Head Road.


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Trail Stats

Length 1.5 mi
Difficulty Medium
Elevation Gain 350 ft
Elevation Loss 340 ft

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One Reply to “Great Head Trail”

  1. Very well marked except around Sand Beach, it is not clear which direction to take unless you have phone/map in hand. Also, you have to navigate around the beach goers. Once on the trail, the views are stunning. Found the memorial marker to Mr. McKinney intriguing.


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