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Spurwink Island Path

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[Spurwink Island Path] [Spurwink Island Path]
Communities at Trailheads: South West River - Port Kirwan
Trailheads are approximately 96 KM from down town St. John's.
Path length: 17.1 KM (one way)
Estimated Hiking time: 7 to 9 hour(s)
Path difficulty: Difficult. Trail ratings explained.
Map: #15, #16. Maps and map sets available online.
Attractions: Several views of the Ferryland Lighthouse.

The enormous Berry Head sea arch.

Lady slippers, candlestick orchids and pitcher plants bloom in the marshes near the Aquaforte trailhead.
Trailhead North
Heading south on Route 10, park in the lot near Hagan's Hospitality Home. Trailhead is through the parking lot.
GPS North: 47.0105, -52.9816
Trailhead South
Driving south on Route 10, turn left and drive 5km to Port Kirwan. Park at small church at end of community. Trailhead at rear of church.
GPS South: 46.9693, -52.9119
Current Path status: Path visible and passable, several blowdown blockages that are easy to get around, May 2016
Community Facilities: Gallows Cove Campsite on this path. No reservations. Primitive outdoor toilet.
License to occupy: E116109

Communities & Sponsored Businesses near this Path

All communities may have amenities such as accommodations, small convenience stores, restaurants, etc. Start planning your East Coast Trail adventure by supporting the businesses that support the trail! For further services and information about the communities please visit the Community Websites and Travel Planning sections on our links page.

[Belle Maison Dine & Dream] Belle Maison Dine & Dream
Community: Port Kirwan
Trailhead North: Mudder Wet Path (South)
Trailhead South: Spurwink Island Path (North)

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