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La Manche Provincial Park

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From the Highway turnoff there is a 10 min drive on a dirt road full of potholes and then a 1.4 km... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Coldings
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Trail to the Suspension Bridge - worth it!

To find the trail head (coming from St. John's) go about a kilometer south of the park entrance and... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2019
508milliel
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Burlington, United States
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the Highway turnoff there is a 10 min drive on a dirt road full of potholes and then a 1.4 km hike down to the abandoned fishing village of la Manche which is beautifully located at the end of a fjord, steep cliffs and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Coldings
Reviewed July 2, 2019

To find the trail head (coming from St. John's) go about a kilometer south of the park entrance and turn left at the sign for La Manche. Follow the gravel road and you will find parking and a sign to the trail head. The trail...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 508milliel
Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

We visited La Manche Provincial Park when spring had arrived. It was a cloudy, rainy day - perfect for a walk in nature. A wonderful place to find peace and solitude. Bring sturdy shoes and take care of the pathway as there are areas where...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Clanmother
Reviewed May 22, 2019

Beautiful Park and campground. Friendly Staff, lovely views and hikes surrounding the park. Can hike to the suspension bridge and beyond on the east coast trail. Lovely little hike to the waterfall and swimming hole from the campground as well.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank DanaLee
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Even if you want to go for just a day, it has an amazing hike and swimming hole! They could certainly use a little more signage for those unfamiliar in the park (those not staying on site).

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cathycaines
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I read and read but there was no information as to where to pick up the trail head. Here goes... 1. From St. John's drive PAST the entrance to the La Manche provincial park. Continue just over a km and take the first left. You...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank V781OFterryf
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Being new to hiking this was great for us. We were driving the Irish loop and saw the sign. It was raining so not the best of days but we donned our waterproofs and headed off. Easy trail to follow, nothing to really see on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank galaxy148
Reviewed August 24, 2018

I was backpacking a section of the East Coast Trail, and made the time to spend the afternoon at the abandoned village of La Manche and camp there for the night. ( the bridge is part of the East Coast Trail Route). It is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank clauscat
Reviewed July 28, 2018

We stumbled upon the road in to the trail while touring the Irish Loop. Since we love getting off the beaten path we decided to go check out the suspension bridge. It was well worth the short hike in. A good trail with a big...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Hinker
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We were in Newfoundland for a holiday with friends and they suggested the La Manche. I was alittle hesitant about this as I do not like bridges. It was a nice day thank goodness and the trail it had a lot of rocks and could...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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