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Stiles Cove Path

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[Stiles Cove Path] [Stiles Cove Path]
Communities at Trailheads: Flatrock - Pouch Cove
Trailheads are approximately 27 KM from down town St. John's.
Path length: 15.1 KM (one way)
Estimated Hiking time: 5 to 7 hour(s)
Path difficulty: Difficult. Trail ratings explained.
Map: N#4, N#3. Maps and map sets available online.
Path Description: Wonderful coastal path with various access points to enable a shorter hike, eg, Pouch Cove to Shoe Cove, Satellite Road to Red Head or Flatrock. Several elevation changes of up to 100 m.
Attractions: Dramatic coves, rock faces and cliffs, rivers, seasonal rivulets and waterfalls, four bridges. Many wondrous view points. Small Point is an attractive headland for a lunch break. Flatrock a local swim and picnic area.
Trailhead North
Pouch Cove:
Drive north from St. John's to Pouch Cove, either through Torbay or using the Torbay by-pass.
Parking & walking directions to Trailhead North: Park at St. Agnes' Church parking lot. Do not occupy the post office parking. Take the lane north of the post office for 250 metres past the boat haul-up and across the marsh to the Trailhead.
GPS North: 47.762090, -52.763355
Trailhead South
Drive north from St. John's through Torbay to the village of Flatrock.
Parking & walking directions to Trailhead South: Park in St. Michael's Church parking lot. The Trailhead is at the end of Hickey's Lane, east of the church. Please do not park on Hickey's Lane.
GPS South: 47.7061, -52.7104
Current Path status: Path visible and passable May 2016
Community Facilities: Convenience shop available in Pouch Cove. Limited facilities available in Flatrock
License to occupy: E117747

Communities & Sponsored Businesses near this Path

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[Points East] Points East
Community: Pouch Cove
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Community: Pouch Cove
[Trail Connections] Trail Connections
Community: Pouch Cove

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