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Address: Port Rexton, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Activities: Hiking

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Views are wonderful

Good hiking trail with some moderate level of difficulty but the views more than merit the little work out you have in the walk.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Cobble Hill, Canada
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Cobble Hill, Canada
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Good hiking trail with some moderate level of difficulty but the views more than merit the little work out you have in the walk.

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Port Colborne, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I had read the reviews, but was somewhat concerned about my level of ability to do the hike. (80 lbs overweight, over 50 - Going up stairs, I'm out of breath). I did it in an hour and 50 minutes. Yes I huffed and puffed, and took breaks to get my heart rate down after a climb, but OMG, would... More 

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Port Deposit, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The trailhead is in Port Rexton and a few miles from Trinity. It is about 5 Km in total but we only hiked about half of the trail out to the headlands. The cliffs are high above Trinity Bay and offer fantastic views of whales just offshore. We watched a Humpback repeatedly lift it's tail out of the water and... More 

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Maplewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Nice 5.3 km trail, very well maintained, sweeping views, we spotted several whales. Easy hiking, but many stairs. Even doable under rainy conditions, as much of path is covered by pines and trail is fitted with wooden planks and anti-slip surface for a better grip. Allow for 1.5-2 hours with stops and a possible lunch pic-nix!

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Charlottetown, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We traveled this 5.3kms trail with our son and his girlfriend. It is easily doable although there are a few steep areas and a good number of steps. The view along the cliffs is breathtaking. There are lots of look outs. We saw whales in the water not far away. We also had spectacular views of the Village of Trinity.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A fantastic trail, I did it alone in the morning, saw two moose right off. It is well maintained but there are difficult areas, I just took it easy and really enjoyed it.

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Saint Sauveur, Qc, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Well worth it for the breathtaking views from many vantage points. Set aside at least 4 hours for this so you can have time to soak it all in. Beware: if you are afraid of heights best give this one a miss.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Boardwalk most of the way, beautiful scenery. Forest & ocean. Opens onto a clifftop where we watched baby foxes playing. Perfect!

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Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We walked the 5.3 km. Skerwink Treail on June 29, 2015. The volunteer committee that develops and maintains it is doing an amazing job which makes it available to many more people than would be able to use it otherwise. I can’t thank them enough. During the first km. which is easy walking we saw a beautiful clump of lady... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

As most reviewers have stated it is absolutely beautiful. We were thinking it would take us an hour or so to do, since at home we walk 5km in an hour and reviewers have said it is easy. It is not so easy, we saw some elderly people have to turn back. It is rated moderate to difficult. That being... More 

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Address: Port Rexton, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Port Rexton

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