East Coast Trail, St. John's

(4.9/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
Step into the wilderness with a hike along one of the many paths that make up the 540 km (360 mi) East Coast Trail. With over 265 km (165 mi) of the trail developed with signage, maps, and difficulty levels, you can choose one of the 24 paths to suit your ability. Begin from the historic city of St. Johns and head north or south to discover a dramatically diverse landscape of lighthouses, abandoned settlements, caribou herds, and icebergs, all accompanied by spectacular views. Be sure to include the natural sea-driven geyser nicknamed “The Spout” into your itinerary. Or, head to Cape Spear to stand at the easternmost point in North America. Over 30 communities are scattered throughout the trail, providing spots to take a break, have a meal, and meet the locals. Add East Coast Trail to your St. John's travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our St. John's trip itinerary maker.
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  • 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 o...  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • 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!  more »