Quidi Vidi Lake, St. John's

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Jog or stroll around the lake with Quidi Vidi Lake, measuring 3.8 km (2.3 mi). Birdwatchers should look out for seabirds and waterfowl that nest and feed around the lake year-round. Located in the heart of the city, the trail balances out an urban sightseeing itinerary, with excellent running and walking conditions. The level ground makes a rewarding excursion for those of a moderate fitness level. For Quidi Vidi Lake and beyond, use our St. John's vacation builder to get the most from your St. John's vacation.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Easy to access from downtown and not challenging terrain and lots of other hiking trails close by that are more challenging and very picturesque.  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    We started at one end of the lake loop, and made our way into Quidi Vidi, visited the local brewery, and bought some Iceberg beer, scenic spot, great for lunch!  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Wanting to take a hike but the weather was not cooperating for anything more than an urban stroll we chose Quidi Vidi Lake Trail. Walking for about an hour looking at yellow warblers, listening to son...  more »

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To appreciate the history and colorful architecture of North America's oldest colonial city, there's no better place to stay than in the city center. This popular neighborhood displays the city's iconic, brightly painted Victorian houses, with a selection of guesthouses and inns clustered around Government House. Staying just west of the city center, near the Memorial University of Newfoundland, works as a pleasant alternative, with the expansive Pippy Park right at your doorstep.
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