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East Coast Trail

Highway #10, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Tough hike but very special...

We hiked from Cape Spear to Fort Amherst after visiting the lighthouse early in the morning to see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
daleinclagary
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Calgary
Just Awesome

Just Awesome. The views. We were very fortunate to see whales off land. Beautiful. Just be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tsreynolds
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Toronto, Canada
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Highway #10, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked from Cape Spear to Fort Amherst after visiting the lighthouse early in the morning to see the sunrise. This is a challenging hike on the East Coast Trail. The trail is a wonder of correction and maintenance. The hike is not for the...More

1  Thank daleinclagary
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just Awesome. The views. We were very fortunate to see whales off land. Beautiful. Just be aware of potholes in the roads!

Thank tsreynolds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely breathtaking views. We have been to Hawaii many times but these coastal views rival anything we have ever seen. And it's in canada🇨🇦. We have also seen many whales, puffins, moose and more.

Thank BeeAnn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have had the very good fortune to hike costal trails in Various countries both hemispheres including the south west coast and back country of this province. However, The East Coast Trail which winds around much of the Avalon Peninsula remains one of my favourite....More

Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk as much of the trail as you can - it's well set up and gives wonderful coastal views of varying landscapes and seascapes.

Thank Pixiefairweather
Reviewed 1 week ago

These trails are not easily accessible by public transport. If you are doing day trips, you'll need a vehicle at either end of the trail portion you are doing. If you can get out, there are fabulous views, great hikes on well maintained trails.

Thank MusicMandy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a treat this East Cost Trail is. Finest work for the walk done by the people. Even in rainy days possible to walk. The "problem" is, during walking you will watch the beauty of the nature, will watch the birds and the whales, and...More

Thank Puffinman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't do the whole trail, but we didn't have to. From the marine center, its up hill for a bit but the views start right away. Incredible!

Thank justinecatharina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hiking trail with beautiful ocean views. There are many different section rated from easy to difficult. Hiking times vary from one hour to overnight

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place to see the ruggedness and beauty of the east coast. It is remote with a beautiful ocean view and you also cut in through small communities and meet the locals. You can decide how far you want to hike as it...More

Thank judybK3063DE
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Belinda H
14 May 2017|
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Response from Semi-retiredOntario | Reviewed this property |
Hi Belinda: The trailheads at Quidi Vidi Village (Sugarloaf Path) and Fort Amherst (Deadmans Bay Path) are within the city. I walked from my hotel near King's Bridge Road to Quidi Vidi Village. The trail has a great website... More
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FernieJane
7 January 2017|
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Response from Kelly R | Reviewed this property |
There are no accommodations on the hikes but you can do sections and stay in St. John's or the respective area where you are hiking! It is a very long trail so doing it all would take a long time I feel! There are booked... More
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Susanne G
27 July 2016|
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Response from karim m | Reviewed this property |
We based ourselves in St John's and drove to the starting point of each trail
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