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The Perfect Workout

I have been walking this trail since it first opened and have yet to tire of it. It us always... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
St. John's, Canada
Excellent hike on a very well maintained track

We did this walk from the Quidi Vidi end and enjoyed amazing views out over the Atlantic. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
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An exhilarating hike featuring rugged coastal beauty, striking views, and historic sites. This challenging trail built by Parks Canada descends 500 ft and includes a narrow coastal path along the Narrows. Caution: This trail is not maintained by the...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been walking this trail since it first opened and have yet to tire of it. It us always different with the changing of the light and seasons. On windy days I take the more sheltered Lady's Lookout Trail.

Thank 73Serena
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely drive to Signal Hill, easy walk around to see the awesome views and read the signs. Fantastic photo opportunity too

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't hike the trail as I have a height phobia, however it looked awesome and was told some spots are challenging and certainly not for the faint of heart.

Thank Beryl A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did this walk from the Quidi Vidi end and enjoyed amazing views out over the Atlantic. The track is a hard walk but if you take plenty of water with you it's easily done. I'd highly recommend this walk if you're in St. John's.

Thank Fleurby12
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This is a fairly vigorous walk, but is absolutely worth it. Spectacular views around every corner. The best part of our stay in St John's.

Thank Lee T
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This hike gets your blood flowing and has great views of the ocean and the narrows. Better to have good shoes and not sandals for this hike.

1  Thank Dottawa212
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This trail is not for people who are afraid of heights. There are a few places where the trail is all you have in between the cliff and the water bellow. It is safe, there are guards up, but maybe not ideal for those who...More

1  Thank vaucoin2018
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Love hiking the North Head Trail, many interesting sites not to mention the great workout! You can look down and see the harbour!

1  Thank Kristine H
Reviewed 30 September 2018

There's no better way to experience St. John's natural beauty and some key sights than to hike up the North Head Trail. We started at the Battery Cafe (Duckworth and Battery) taking the small road until we hit the trail. The views into the harbour...More

1  Thank T4232XIjohnb
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This is a great trail with amazing views of the city. We started from Quidi Vidi Lake and worked our way up to the hill and then walked down along the coast and to the harbour. Simply beautiful!

1  Thank Brandie R
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Response from lynnP1113XD | Reviewed this property |
Hello, You have a couple of options re the North Head Trail. 1) If you go to the top of Signal Hill (you can walk, drive or take the bus to get there), you can then walk down the North Head Trail (well marked) from the... More
31 May 2017|
Response from dundr2015 | Reviewed this property |
You can park the car close to the trail head, maybe near the Terry Fox memorial. From there it is uphill - a very beautiful and scenic hike. Walking downhill isn't all that bad because the other side of the hill - along the... More