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Address: Highway #10, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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This is a world-class series of hiking trails. Most can be done in 3-4 hrs and may require drop off at one site and pick up at another (or leave vehicle at the end site). One of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2016
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St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a world-class series of hiking trails. Most can be done in 3-4 hrs and may require drop off at one site and pick up at another (or leave vehicle at the end site). One of the toughest hikes is to the Spout (usually a 2 day hike with tenting area available) but it is one hike to put... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

There are sections of the east coast trail for every hiker. From long challenging hikes to short mostly level walks. Each section of the East Coast Trail has a different feel and some different scenery to take in. It offers some of the best hiking I've done anywhere. The trails are usually clear and easy to follow, and are maintained... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The east coast trail is well maintained and rated for various levels of difficulty. All have breath taking views and follow the beautiful coastline. Many take in some of the greatest attractions NL has to offer.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The drive along Highway 10 is quite picturesque, with lots of bays and small villages to visit. Definitely a lovely drive.

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Saint Albans, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We hiked the section beginning in Petty Harbour and traveled south. It began with a steep climb, but then leveled off and brought us out of the forest into blueberry bushes as far as you could see. The trail is rough to begin, but further in it had been recently improved. From the trail you can see Cabot Tower on... More 

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East Dorset, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Something for everyone along this beautiful expanse. The scenery is dramatic and varied. The weather can change in a record short time so be prepared for fog and rain to roll in- but those are some of the most beautiful moments. Never enough time here when we are able to visit.

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Newfoundland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Trails offer serene and beautiful scenic opertunities, all the while getting some good exercise.These trails are broken into several hour trips some longer and some shorter.Next year for my holidays I plan on taking a tent and walk the entire trail. I have pretty much walked most of the trails on day trips and was never disappointed.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We spent 11 days on the ECT in September covering 130 km of the route. The trail is well maintained for 90% of the portion we hiked. Although we enjoyed all the sections we hiked, we specially enjoyed the section from La Manche to Brigous South which was challenging with spectacular scenery. We used the services of the ECT Association... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I have recently started knocking off each of the ECT starting with Fort Amherst to Freshwater Bay. I have made mu way to Petty Harbor so far! The scenery is amazing and the trails very well marked! I am trying to get to Cappahayden before too much snow comes! You won't regret any of the ECT hikes!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This trail covers many kilometers, over many discreet sections. I hiked the Spout path from Bay Bulls to Freshwater, the La Manche trail, and Port Kirwan to the Berry Head sea arch. All the hikes were great, but the latter the best. It was 20 kilometers, and I saw one couple the whole time. There is nothing to compare with... More 

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