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Address: Pippy Park, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Meandering along the course of Rennie’s River, this 2.9 km trail connects...

Meandering along the course of Rennie’s River, this 2.9 km trail connects Quidi Vidi Lake with Long Pond. Starting from the Memorial University Campus, pass through a peaceful wooded valley and long-established residential neighbourhoods. See historic places, including the sites of Rennie’s Mill and the former Memorial Stadium.

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A must visit in summer or fall.

This trail is as beautiful as any metropolitan trail that I have experienced world wide. The serenity, tranquility and beauty is never to be forgotten. This trail is accessible... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
marklane2015
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Holyrood, Canada
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Holyrood, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This trail is as beautiful as any metropolitan trail that I have experienced world wide. The serenity, tranquility and beauty is never to be forgotten. This trail is accessible also!!

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The value that Rivers bring to a City can be seen and felt in all types of weather.  Todaymay not have been sunny (just yet)  but the cool temperatures with some fog being present made for a wonderful walk along the Rennies River Trail.  The fall colors of orange, red, yellows, brown and all shades of each, combine with the sounds... More 

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Englewood, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

After 2 and a half weeks of hiking and sightseeing, I needed an easy scenic walk to end my visit. I met a brother and sister from the area that suggested scenic walk to end my visit. I met a brother and sister from the area that suggested Rennie's River trail, and it is just what I needed. I started... More 

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Thank Ronald M
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

My wife and I were visiting with our son and his wife prior to our Florida vacation. We caught the trail at Pippy Park and walked down to and around Quidi Vidi and back again. The trail is well maintained. Quite the view of nature and various parts of the city and its history. A great way to spend a... More 

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Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This was a beautiful walk through the city - you would never know you in a city! easy walk, amazing scenery. Spectacular!

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Thank Leah K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This trail is a very pleasant walking path. It follows a pretty little creek that has waterfalls, and it crosses through a couple of parks.

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Thank Laurie C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

this place is good for joggers or just going on a regular walk. it is in the middle of the city and is readily accessible.

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Chatham, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This is a well maintained trail with some genial rolling hills along a river. Excellent for a run (roughly a 5k out and back). It's easily accessible from the Quidi Vidi lake trail so makes for a great 10k run if you do a loop around the lake and perhaps run from your hotel if you are close to the... More 

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Bradford West Gwillimbury, Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

If your staying in St. John's and are looking for a running trail this could be part of your run. Well managed trail along a beautiful small river that has a fair bit of elevation change. Great trail for family walk or bike ride. The water was crystal clear. Some nice little rapids to see also.

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Holyrood, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

I have ran this trail several times this season for the first time in a couple of years. This trail is beautiful, well maintained and tranquil that meanders as the river does. If a nice day I would highly recommend!

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