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Address: | Cow Head, Cow Head, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2A0, Canada

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A great walk

The town of Cow Head has obviously put a lot of effort into this walk and it has great signage along the way. If you are going with the intention of seeing a huge lighthouse then... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 September 2016
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Blind Bay, Canada
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British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

a great short hike a couple minutes from our B&B great views,well maintained great ocean views we hike it twice

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

It is a fairly challenging walk to the lighthouse and the point beyond. Very well designed and maintained trails and lookout towers with signs indicating which towns/areas you are viewing. The old cast iron lighthouse is small and quite unique. Make sure you take the time to walk out to the point, it is well worth it for the view... More 

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Timmins, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We walked this delightful trail from one end to the other and enjoyed every minute of it. The lighthouse itself is rather land locked and you are not able to go inside, however the lookout that precedes the landmark is spectacular with 360 degree vistas. Very well maintained trail.

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Blind Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The town of Cow Head has obviously put a lot of effort into this walk and it has great signage along the way. If you are going with the intention of seeing a huge lighthouse then go somewhere else but if you are looking for a great walk and the chance to do some exploring then this is a good... More 

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Portage la Prairie, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Walked through the woods and found the lighthouse. Freshly painted, obviously not in use, could not go inside, smaller than I expected.

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Thank SandGlike2travel
Toronto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This pint sized lighthouse is a worthwhile hike if you're in Cow Head and looking for some local scenery. It's a little tricky to find and the road to the parking lot is more of a cow path, but any car can make it. There are a few marked trails that lead to the lighthouse and beyond. Some spots were... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely brisk morning walk in this scenic spot overlooking ocean and surrounded by mountains and forest located in Cow Head Newfoundland .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had some time left after our boat trip to Western Brook Pond so we did a little exploration to the north. We visited Broom Point (Reviewed by me separately) and decided to visit Cow Head without knowing what we were expecting. Driving into the village we saw the causeway leading to the Cow Head Peninsula and drove there. We... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

It was a lovely walk - about 1 and a half km to the lighthouse with lots of wildflowers on the way and the odd squirrel. However the lighthouse was just a tiny one which was a bit disappointing after a hot walk.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Cow Head is a lovely little town, with an isthmus separating the town from the marina and the lighthouse. We enjoyed the walk to the lighthouse, with tall grasses and flowers brushing our legs as we went. This is an easy walk. The lighthouse itself is nestled in the woods, a small simple structure. The hike, not the lighthouse, is... More 

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