Category: Hiking

Hiking

Hiking the East Coast Trail

Are you planning a visit to Newfoundland’s famous East Coast Trail? Wondering what to expect when hiking the East Coast of Newfoundland or what types of animals you may encounter along the way? This Newfoundland East Coast Trail list of Frequently Asked Questions will help you prepare for your next East Coast Trail hike and ensure you have a world-class Newfoundland East Coast Trail hiking adventure. … Read More

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The Secret Snowshoe Trail to The Spout

So you want to snowshoe to The Spout but are not interested in doing the massive march from the Goulds or Bay Bulls which can make a trip to The Spout a multi-day adventure. You’ve heard it’s possible to access The Spout via a shortcut snowshoe route in the winter that’s not part of the East Coast Trail, but where exactly is the shortcut? This is a closely guarded locals secret, but we’re about to share it with you. … Read More

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Witless Bay

Are you planning on visiting the Witless Bay Marine Ecological Reserve or staying in one of the close towns within the Marine Protected Zone like Bay Bulls, Mobile Bay, Tors Cove Village, or the Town of Witless Bay? … Read More

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Tors Cove - Sleepy little town with great views
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Tors Cove Village

The sleepy town of Tors Cove should be on the bucket list for anyone visiting the Witless Bay and greater Marine Ecological Reserve area here on the Avalon Peninsula. Tors Cove Village is a short drive from St. John’s and

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The Newfoundland Wolf is Back

In May 2012 Joe Fleming from Bonavista Newfoundland shocked the world when he posed in a photo with an 82 pound animal he killed with his rifle on the Bonavista Peninsula. Joe had thought the animal was a coyote but at closer inspection, he believed it was actually a wolf. Later the animals DNA was analysed and sure enough, it was a wolf. … Read More

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TOP 5 Newfoundland Edible Plants

If you find yourself walking down the East Coast Trail this summer with a rumble in your tummy, just remember, you’re surrounded by food. With so much bounty in the woods here in Newfoundland, if you’re empowered with the knowledge of what plants are good to eat, you’ll never go hungry. We’re all used to getting food at the store, and sometimes we do silly things like drive to the store to buy something that’s actually growing right under our nose. This summer, discover the joys of foraging and get a chance to try new and delicious things you may otherwise never have been exposed to. … Read More

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Top 10 Gros Morne National Park Things to Do

Newfoundland has one of Canada’s most remarkable National Parks. Gros Morne National Park is situated in Western Newfoundland and includes more to see and do than you might realise. With World UNESCO Sites, 450 million year old geology, and the

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Tips for Hiking In Newfoundland
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Top 10 East Coast Trail Summer Hikes

The East Coast Trail in Newfoundland is famous for world class hikes that take hikers along coastlines littered with whales and islands covered with rare seabirds. It’s easy to encounter moose, fox, ptarmigan, puffins, picnic spots, grassy meadows, and secret

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Top 10 East Coast Trail Foot Care Tips

Hiking the East Coast Trail is one of the best ways to experience Newfoundland. With an elaborate network of coastal trails, outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of a broad spectrum of hikes and coastal walks, from super easy to multi-day

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13 Must Visit Sections of the Great Trail

If it’s outdoor adventure you’re craving, you can’t do much better than The Great Trail. At 24,140 kilometres, it’s the longest recreational trail network in the entire world. Not only does it weave its way across Canada — the world’s

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