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Skerwink Trail is the hiking Jewel of the region. It is internationally recognized and was ranked the top 35 trails in North America and Europe by Travel & Leisure Magazine (2003). This 5.3 km hike will provide the opportunity to view and photograph...more
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Walking the trai just outside of Trinity East brings you to a walking excursion along the sea .. the area is reasonably flat to begin with but morphs into a bit of an adventure. Great sea views and a good lookout hill to see the...More
This is a well-groomed/marked trail located in Port Rexton. The tail is a loop that skirts the north and south coast of Skerwink Head, a rocky peninsula that separates Trinity’s harbour from Port Rexton’s
We hiked this trail on a cool, but clear day and...More
My hubby and I hiked this trail with our 14 month old daughter in the backpack. It was challenging but well worth it. The views were spectacular and after hiking 50 km on different trails across NL, Skerwink was our favourite. The Port Rexton Brewing...More
This trail is amazing. It's only 5.3k but worth every step. When I went, the weather was just awesome. But the day before, it was rainy and even so, people who did said it was great. The views are incredible, I even saw a bald...More
My wife and I spent several weeks last fall on a road trip to about a half dozen National Parks in the western U.S. always incorporating a day hike into our itinerary. We saw some spectacular scenery but nothing bested the Skerwink for beauty. We...More
The starting point is in port rexton and is clearly marked. It’s a 5.3km loop so you finish at the same point. Just follow the signage. You’ll see many cars parked on the sides of the roads and parking area for this trail.
Three hours is lots of time. We are a couple of oldies and we're back in 2 hours and 15 minutes. Took lots of time for views and watching whales. Lots of steps on the trail, not rock scrambling so no previous hiking... More
Three hours is lots of time. We are a couple of oldies and we're back in 2 hours and 15 minutes. Took lots of time for views and watching whales. Lots of steps on the trail, not rock scrambling so no previous hiking experience shouldn't be an issue.