East Coast Trail, St. John's

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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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  • We found a hiking spot of just .5 km through the forest and coming out at Torbay point (Take Dorans Lane before Middle Cove). It was wonderful smelling the green scent of the evergreen forest as one h...  more »
  • Hiking trails for every level of hiker. Beautiful scenery. Wish we could have hiked more of the trail!  more »
  • Great coastline views and natural setting. Recommend hiring tour guide to ensure you do not get lost on the trail. The part of the trail that I did had cross Roads And if I did not have my guide, it c...  more »