ⓘ East Coast Trail
Started in 1994, the East Coast Trail is a long-distance footpath located in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. It is over 300 kilometres of developed trail that is made up of 26 wilderness paths and intersect more than 30 communities. It was named one of the best adventure destinations by National Geographic in 2012 and grows and improves every year.
Supported by the Association the East coast trail is located primarily on public lands, the trail traces the East coast of Newfoundland along the Atlantic ocean. The trail passes through many small coastal towns nested in the bays of the avalon Peninsula. Trail sections running from Portugal Cove to Cape St. Francis, via St. Johns and further South until Cappahayden.
The main attractions of the spout, and the spout is created by the waves along the rocky coast, coastal formations close to the natural sea arch and 50 metres 160 feet suspension bridge near the abandoned community of La Manche. The trail also passes through Cape spear, the easternmost point of North America. There are seasonal types of icebergs, birds, marine and plant life and eight historic lighthouses on the way. Most of the sections of a series of trail Hiking time from several hours to one day, however there are many places to hike along the trail for hikers who want to use the path.