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Cape Broyle Head Path

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[Cape Broyle Head Path] [Cape Broyle Head Path]
Communities at Trailheads: Cape Broyle - Calvert
Trailheads are approximately 74 KM from down town St. John's.
Path length: 18.3 KM (one way)
Estimated Hiking time: 8 to 10 hour(s)
Path difficulty: Strenuous. Trail ratings explained.
Map: #12, #13. Maps and map sets available online.
Path Description: This rigorous trail is for prepared and experienced hikers only. Bring survival tools and leave enough time. The trail is long and hilly with several small stream crossings, and many lovely views.
Attractions: Gorgeous sandy beach at Lance Cove.

Twisted rock formation, Long Will also at Lance Cove.

Spectacular views of coastline and Ferryland Lighhthouse from atop Cape Broyle Head.
Trailhead North
At this time there is no ECTA trailhead sign. Please follow Trailhead A parking directions.
Parking & walking directions to Trailhead North: Park at Cape Broyle Ultramar at unpaved portion (north side). Walking south, take first left (South Side Rd) past Ultramar and go to the end of road (1km) to the cul de sac. Cross down to the beach and walk along it about 4 minutes, following the black and white posts until you reach the coniferous trees at the end of a small meadow above. By a large tree next to the second black and white post, scramble up the short slope turning left to go through the woods and up the hill on a path well walked. This path continues up a hill and becomes the Cape Broyle Head Path. Follow this path east using the ECTA map for further reference.
GPS North: 47.0889, -52.9555
Trailhead South
Heading south on Route 10, turn left in Calvert after Power's Store, drive past the fish plant and continue for approx 3.5 km, past the ball field, to the end of the paved road. Park here or drive approx 1 km on dirt road to trailhead sign for Cape Broyle Head Path.
Parking & walking directions to Trailhead South: Park at the end of the paved road in the road widening or drive on the gravel road extension another 800 m to the trailhead.
GPS South: 47.0494, -52.8616
Current Path status: Some damaged or worn structures on this lengthy trail; path visible and passable with some blow-down May 2016
Community Facilities: Facilitys available to customers in the community of Cape Broyle

Long Will Campsite on Cape Broyle Head Path. No reservations. Primitive outdoor toilet
License to occupy: E116109

Communities & Sponsored Businesses near this Path

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[Riverside Restaurant and Lounge] Riverside Restaurant and Lounge
Dining and Picnics
Community: Cape Broyle
[Stan Cook Sea Kayak Adventures] Stan Cook Sea Kayak Adventures
Kayaking and Boat Tour Operators
Community: Cape Broyle

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