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Address: Blackhead Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 1J0, Canada
Phone Number: 709-772-5367
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We visited Cape Spear in August 2016.  There are great views from the top of the hill.  The lighthouse caretaker's house was very neat to see and worth the admission cost (under... read more

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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited Cape Spear in August 2016.  There are great views from the top of the hill.  The lighthouse caretaker's house was very neat to see and worth the admission cost (under $4 per person).  Unfortunately you couldn't go up the lighthouse which was disappointing.  It was very cool to see the most easternly point in North America.

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Petersburg, Ontario
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Did the trail with friends. Hat a great walk. The fact that this piece of land is the most eastern part of North America is mind boggling. Great trail

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Toronto, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved our visit here. There are two tours a day and we luckily caught the morning one by the Canada Parks interpreter. It was very windy and we were glad that we had worn our windbreakers. The views from the top where the two lighthouses are located are wonderful. Don't miss this site.

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Lloydminster, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We did this as well as Signal Hill within the space of a few hours. Great sights. Not too many people - just perfect! Was overcast on the day of our visit, but still had a great walk. Started to rain quite heavily near the end, so we came at just the right time! Bring an umbrella or rain jacket... More 

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Thank christrox
BC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a tour of the old lighthouse and a lovely walk around the area. Beautiful views across to Cabot Tower

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Southfield, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was unclear to me from the reviews I read how friendly this site would be for the overweight/arthritic visitor. From the paved parking lot, you can walk on a crushed gravel trail that is about a football field and a half long and very gently sloped. No steps. From there, you can see in 3 directions out over the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My kids (7 & 10) were very eager to take me to Cape Spear within a few days their first visit (which I had missed). It's only a short drive from St. John's and the setting is truly spectacular. We enjoyed poking around the buildings, especially with the fun kids' guide. We had a lovely picnic and nice wander then... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been before and toured the lighthouse so this time we took a hike on the paths along the coast that I believe go all the way to Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove if you are really energetic. Stunning views.

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Truly amazing! The lighthouse still works, you can tour the older buildings and the view, WOW! they still have canons and tunnels underground

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

At Cape Spear you are literally at the end of the earth - the most Easterly point in North America. I recommend doing the hike from Blackhead first: you climb a beautiful hill by the ocean until, arriving at the top, you can see Cape Spear and its lighthouse. You can actually walk the whole way, which would be great... More 

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