Quidi Vidi Lake Trail
Quidi Vidi Lake Trail
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This level, 3.8 km trail loops around Quidi Vidi Lake. During the summer rowers prepare for the Royal St. john's Regatta, held here annually in August since 1826. Observe waterfowl and seabirds that use the Lake year-round as a resting and feeding area.
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Nunya-from-NS
Wick, UK260 contributions
Jul 2020
Appx. 3.8 km hike looping Quidi Vidi lake ... a great way to see the entire community, because they all seemed to be there with their dogs! Nice "elder-park" facility for exercise, ball field, children's playground, and off-shoot hiking trails. Beautiful park, great hike.
Written July 14, 2020
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Rimpoche12
Toronto, Canada47 contributions
Jun 2016 • Couples
The locals come here to run & hike but we didn't realize that it would be so tough. Several sets of wooden stairs to the top ( about the equivalent to a ten storey building or more ) numerous rocky & steep paths. But in the end just do it because we saw a bald eagle nest right by the sea with mom/dad majestically guarding the kids ..a magnificent view of Signal hill across the bay.. Just breath taking .. In more ways than one
Written June 5, 2016
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Tastyytravels
St. John's, Canada285 contributions
Nov 2020
This is a great 4km walk with beautiful views, one of my favourites that's close to downtown. It's very dog friendly, as there are lots of garbage cans / posts with doggy bags attached to them.
Written November 28, 2020
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Ingle
Vancouver, Canada983 contributions
Oct 2019
3.7 km walk around QV Lake, to a dam and a little bridge at one end and boardwalks on the side opposite the road. Joggers, walkers, pets, bird life, artist painting the scenery, not crowded, good exercise, lovely walk.

Tip: there is free parking and a clean bathroom on the road side.
Written November 3, 2019
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605aubreye
Toronto, Canada84 contributions
Jul 2020
I would highly recommend an early walk on this trail during a sunny day. Beautiful view of Quidi Vidi, ocean and rugged terrain.
Written July 26, 2020
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Holiday_traveller940
Brisbane, Australia68 contributions
Oct 2019
We drove there from Signal Hill and it only takes 5 minutes. Another very nice little fishing port. Worth the visit.
Written October 13, 2019
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natashat612
Montreal, Canada38 contributions
Sep 2019
Beautiful lake with a path that connects Quidi Vidi with St John's downtown.
Have a local brewery there too with great beer to buy or taste. Must try iceberg beer :)
Written October 1, 2019
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Aizha O
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada23 contributions
Jul 2015 • Solo
Within walking distance of St. John's. A nice quiet walk. Make sure to check out the village of Quidi Vidi and it's info and artist centre.
Written July 9, 2015
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Chin-Tser
Columbia, SC13 contributions
Jul 2015 • Solo
I visited St. John's last weekend. I was looking for a course for my morning run, and I was very satisfied with Quidi Vidi Lake Trail. The course is relatively level and the view is just great. Watching the rowing team practice on the lake is also lots of fun.
Written July 6, 2015
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Nancy P
Canada229 contributions
Apr 2015 • Couples
We usually park at the back of the grocery store parking lot, right next to the lake trail.

Car theft is frequent here in St. John's so don't leave anything in your car while you go out for some exercise.

Depending on how fast you walk, you can moderately walk this in 45 minutes.

Written April 23, 2015
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