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The Trail can start at Signal Hill desending by numerus steep steps to the coast line... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
St. John's, Canada

This trail was awesome! We went there a couple of days after a storm in November, and the waves... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2018
Toronto, Canada
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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 12 December 2018

The Trail can start at Signal Hill desending by numerus steep steps to the coast line by witch it follows to the entrance of St Johns Harbour and by a number of homes called The Battery, a part of St Johns .One should cover The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank polarman957
Reviewed 6 December 2018

This trail was awesome! We went there a couple of days after a storm in November, and the waves hitting the shore was still spectacular. A must-do if you want to get out of the city center.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OEHaga
Reviewed 25 November 2018

This is one of the best walks along rugged cliffs and wonderful views of the harbour. Could not say enough about this wonderful walk and a must do. The walk is very easy on wooden platforms that hug the cliffs. Very well maintained.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gbmontreal
Reviewed 20 November 2018

You can't beat the scenery on this trail, and you'll find it somewhat challenging clambering over rocks, but not too dangerous. It's OK to hike even alone, as my 30 year old daughter did. Just watch your step and don't take pictures as you are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 73Serena
Reviewed 11 November 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DianneS522
Reviewed 23 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Beryl A
Reviewed 17 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Diane K
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Response from X4759KJdavidw | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I couldn’t offer you an opinion on that. I honestly couldn’t remember...sorry.
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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