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

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Nice walk and views

I enjoyed the walk and scenery, it's not a difficult walk and very enjoyable. Got some great pics and a bit of fresh air and exercise

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2014
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Doha, Qatar
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Doha, Qatar
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I enjoyed the walk and scenery, it's not a difficult walk and very enjoyable. Got some great pics and a bit of fresh air and exercise

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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

you'll have spectacular views of rock formations in the ocean as you travel high along the coast and through forest along a well maintained path. Moose sightings are a possibility.

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Brasilia, DF
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33 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Whales, ice bergs, sea stacks, stunningly beautiful, if there is only one hike that you have time for in NL, this is it. Do not miss it. Any person of good health can do this trail which is well maintained and has excellent places to stop rest, eat a packed lunch, any amateur can take fabulous photos. Just be aware... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This hike probably has some of the coolest and most diverse scenery I have seen in Newfoundland. The hike is about 5km and is of moderate difficulty. There are multiple benches scattered throughout which make a great place to stop and have lunch. Aside from the scenery, we were lucky enough to come across a young moose about 5m from... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Great trail with spectacular view. You find benches waiting for you at different spots which is very nice. I don't think this is a hike for small children since there are a lot of areas where the cliffs drop right into the deep without any guard rails.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My husband and I are not hikers. If you are not a hiker and are wondering if you can do this hike, you can. If you can walk up and down stairs (however slowly) and have reasonably good shoes on, you can hike this path. If you need a rest, there are benches placed throughout the trail. You will not... More 

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Inverness, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It was foggy and rainy when we did this hike but we would still rate it as one of the best hikes we have ever done. The trail is extremely well maintained, excellent views, and we even saw a young silver fox finishing his breakfast before scurrying into his den. Be sure to do the lookout spur trail too.

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St. John's, Canada
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14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Our friend told us about this trail which we might not have noted with the arts and culture in Trinity taking so much of our attention. This trail was stunning. We took the coastal path and it is certainly the best trail I have seen in NL. We walked the trails of the Cinque Terra in Italy and wished they... More 

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Granada, Nicaragua
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Amazing views, reasonably challenging but not too arduous. Bring your camera, binoculars, and a walking stick is helpful.

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Oakville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This trail is lovingly maintained by local volunteers. Be sure to take the coastal route....it's breathtaking. It can be challenging....so take your time (or not) it's definitely worth it. It's not a race....so take your camera...and enjoy the scenery.

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