East Coast Trail

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  • Address: East Coast of the Avalon Peninsula, St. John's, St. Johns, Canada
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +1-7097384453

About East Coast Trail, St. Johns

For hikers and trekkers this is a must do. The East Coast Trail is a coastal hiking experience that takes you across towering cliffs and headlands, sea stacks, deep fjords, and a natural wave-driven geyser called the Spout. It provides access to abandoned settlements, lighthouses, ecological reserves, seabird colonies, whales, icebergs, world's southern most caribou herd, historic sites, a 50-metre suspension bridge, two active archaeological dig sites and many more natural wonders. The East Coast Trail links together 32 historic communities which provide services, such as accommodations, dining, transportation and entertainment. 265 kilometres of the Trail have been developed to a world class hiking standard- 45 km from Cape St. Francis south to historic St. John's, and 220 km from Fort Amherst, St. John's to Cappahayden on the beautiful southern shore.

East Coast Trail Information

  • It is recommended that you start your hike early in the morning. If you are going on a night hike, please start by 5 p.m.
  • Trail is free. Accommodation, food etc. is chargeable.
  • Carry enough water and food with you. Also pack change of clothes.
  • If hiking in the summers, don’t forget the humble sun screen lotion.
  • Carry mosquito/ pest repellent cream with you.
  • Please do not carry and valuables with you.
  • Guided hikes are available. Please contact above mentioned number for the same.

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Things to Know Before Visiting East Coast Trail

  • 95% of people who visit St. Johns include East Coast Trail in their plan

  • 28.2% of people start their East Coast Trail visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see East Coast Trail

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting East Coast Trail

People normally club together Bowring Park and Pippy Park while planning their visit to East Coast Trail.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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East Coast Trail, St. Johns Reviews

  • Well maintained and marked coastal trails. Large selection of short, medium and long hikes with variable difficulty. A must experience while visiting the Avalon. Soak in the salt water joys and breathtaking views - a priceless experience!

  • Trails cater to all range of hikers. Breathtaking views, clear markings and well maintained. If you are in Newfouland, even if you are not a hiker - check out the easy trails.

  • If you're visiting Newfoundland, this is an absolute must. The trails are well maintained and marked, as well the views cannot be beat!

  • Beautiful trails, for all skill levels, extraordinary views!

  • I haven't been lucky enough to complete the whole trail, but the sections I have done were amazing!!! Never disappointed and well maintained. After the rain some areas may be a bit slick or mucky but still passable. Can't wait to do more!! I'd give it six stars but they'll only allow five; so five it is!!

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