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“Great to walk the dog or go for a run”

Quidi Vidi Lake Trail
Ranked #14 of 92 things to do in St. John's
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
St. John's, Canada
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“Great to walk the dog or go for a run”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Its a 3.8 kilometre walk around Quidi Vidi lake. There are a couple of dog parks, swing sets, outdoor exercise equipment and a skateboarding park. Plus a fairly level trail that a lot of the locals enjoy walking around any time of day. There are bathrooms, but depending on the time of day or time of year they may not be open. It does connect up with the Rennies River trail and the Virginia River if you want a longer walk or run.
There is ample parking around the lake, even the Dominion grocery store has parking available to residents who wish to use the lake.
Its only a 15 minute walk from downtown or a 5 minute walk to the sheraton so its a great place to go if you are visiting and staying there.

Visited February 2013
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