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Address: Highway #10, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Rugged and scenic!

The East Coast Trail will take you past cliffs, headland, fjords and picturesque sea stacks. You will see lighthouses, and ecological reserves with bird colonies, whale watching... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The East Coast Trail will take you past cliffs, headland, fjords and picturesque sea stacks. You will see lighthouses, and ecological reserves with bird colonies, whale watching and historic sites. Great photography! You will pass through several beautiful and quaint little communities with some interesting places to stay and eat.

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

done all the trail west of st. johns. top notch, excellent scenery, excellent condition considering this is Newfoundland. It does rain here quite a bit

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Mount Pearl, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trails are well-maintained. There are a variety of trails for different fitness levels which are indicated on the maps and the signage. The views that seen are amazing; with ocean sprays, fields of flowers, barrens, grassy knolls,and nature.

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Strap on your hiking boots for many different avenues of adventure. The east coast trail is home to some exquisite sites and sounds of Newfoundland richest trails.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

I have visited a few trails, and they have all been surprising and spectacular in their own way. They all have amazing, priceless Atlantic ocean views!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

The East Coast Trail is a marvelous way to see the best natural wonders of Newfoundland’s east coast. Here are some tips: 1. We had a rental car and chose to stay in St. John’s so that we could be sure to have comfortable accommodations and avoid moving each night. It also allowed us to adjust our daily itinerary according... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

The East Coast Trail is very long (like 165 miles). Picking the right spot to hike depends on your interest, skill, and time. My husband and I hiked Spout Pass which we absolutely loved. You walk along the coast and get to see sea stacks. The terrain was not too difficult, but having waterproof ankle height hiking boots is a... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

It's a fantastic place to hike, well maintained place. It's a lot to do so you wouldn't finish it in a day. Great beauty while hiking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The east coast trail is the jewel of our city! Anyone visiting Newfoundland needs to take in at least a short walk on the trail. At over 500 km, there is a hike for any level or preference. For those staying in the city, the hikes around Quidi Vidi and Signal Hill are easy and scenic. The hike above Fort... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Over the past 20 years I have trekked on almost every section of the ECT (East Coast Trail), some sections multiple times. If you want to do a certain section, I would recommend getting the trail maps from ECTA, check out their website or purchase a locally written trail book that includes the ECT. These guides give details on the... More 

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