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Long Pond Pippy Park

Long pond is located in Pippy Park, You can park your car next to the Fluvarium. The trail navigates the whole of Long Pond and takes around 45mins at a moderate pace. At the far end of the trail you can follow steps that take you to the top of the hill (...

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Flatrock Waterfall

Park at the Church in Flatrock. Cross the road from the church and walk upwards to Hickeys Ln. Walk down hickeys lane and pickup the trail at the bottom, follow the trail around until you see the waterfall This wont take long, its only about 5 mins walk. ...

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Beamer – Viewpoint Walk

Flat rock is a small community about 15mins from St Johns. From the Wharf at Flatrock you can walk up onto the top of the cliff by following the trails. You can enjoy fantastic views of the ocean and cliff line at the top of this short (but steep) walk on...

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Quidi Vidi Lake Walk

Quidi Vidi Lake is a popular walking route. Being so close to the city you will find lots of runners and walkers using the boardwalk. The route takes around 45mins at walking pace. Amenities on the route include an Outdoor Gym, A dog walking park, Washroo...

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Xplra Launches

Our vision is to create a community and tourism website for St John’s Newfoundland that captures the cities vibrant colour and energy. We don’t want to be “just another site”, we want to write detailed articles, take stunning photo...

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Signal Hill – North Head

If you do just one walk in Newfoundland, this should be it. The North Head trail captures the colour and the ruggedness of Newfoundland by melding the colours of the city with scenic vistas of steep cliffs, and seemingly endless ocean, wrapped up in a str...

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The Spout – The Hard Way

The spout trail is one of the most rewarding trails I have ever done. The scenery is stunning, we saw a humpback whale, eagles and a moose – and then we came to the Spout itself which is a wave powered geyser. This walk is very long and strenuous, a...

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Lance Cove Beach

A rare semi-sandy beach in Newfoundland. As I walk the ECT I often see beautiful unaccessible coves and beaches, lance cove is an exception because you can actually get onto the beach. Its location is on one of the most remote stretches of the trail syste...

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Torbay Point

An easy path takes you to the stunning views offered at Torbay Point / The Bight. The more adventurous will want to take the steps down all the way to the tip of the outcrop, these are very steep with cliffs either side of you. The less brave can stay at ...

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Fort Amhurst – Freshwater Bay

Looking for a challenging walk close to the city? The start of this walk will provide you with the most amazing views of St John’s looking across the harbour, the walk starts near Fort Amhurst, and heads up on a very rocky and difficult path with ve...

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