[East Coast Trail]
[East Coast Trail]
[East Coast Trail]


[Sample East Coast Trail Map]


Hikers and seasoned trekkers alike, eagerly tell their stories of the scenic vistas and natural wonders on the East Coast Trail. Our developed paths from Cape St. Francis (north of St. John's) to Cappahayden on the southern Avalon offer awesome highlights:

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  • Eastern-most hiking trail in North America following the rugged shore of the Atlantic Ocean
  • The Spout (a wave driven geyser)
  • 50 metre suspension bridge at the historic abandoned community of LaManche
  • Three Provincial Parks
  • Numerous species of birds, whales, marine and plant life
  • Spectacular icebergs
  • Abandoned coastal settlements and over thirty historic communities
  • Two National Historic Sites including Cape Spear and Signal Hill
  • Two Ecological Reserves including the Witless Bay Seabird Sanctuary and the Avalon Wilderness Area
  • Colony of Avalon archaeological dig at Ferryland
  • 8 historic lighthouses
  • Spectacular cliffs, sea stacks and rock formations
  • Expansive breath taking views from every angle of the trail

Note that individual path attractions are listed on our path detail pages.

For any tourism related questions please contact Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism
*Inside North America (Toll-Free)* 1-800-563-6353
*Outside North America* (709) 729-2830