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Nice half hour walk

This is a very gentle walk to the old 1909 light house. Interesting views and vegetation. At the... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
altun13
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Vancouver, Canada
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a chance to get away from the crowds

The hike out to Cow Head rewards you with a view along the coast, including Western Brook Pond. Out... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2017
climber_in_CH
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Salida, Colorado
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| Cow Head, Cow Head, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2A0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a pleasant walk but the views promised were just not there as the trees are now blocking sight lines. So a bit disappointing.

Thank Scottie799
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

This is a very gentle walk to the old 1909 light house. Interesting views and vegetation. At the end take time to look at the 4 cemeteries. They are many stories told on the stones .

Thank altun13
Reviewed December 16, 2017

The hike out to Cow Head rewards you with a view along the coast, including Western Brook Pond. Out on the point we had beautiful solitude.

Thank climber_in_CH
Reviewed October 1, 2017

This is a great hike to hike to take in but the real gem of the hike is when you walk beyond the lighthouse along the ocean shore amongst the boulders that protect the Cow Head Cove. A really interesting area where you can spend...More

2  Thank Annette F
Reviewed September 21, 2017

My wife and I had completed a cross country road trip in June and I stopped here in September on a return trip to Newfoundland to see things I missed. I drove thru Cow’s Head twice and did not see a lighthouse nor a sign...More

Thank David B
Reviewed September 15, 2017

It's a nice hike through wildflowers, forests, and open areas with lookouts along the way. The hike is not difficult and an easy path to follow. The lighthouse makes for some nice photos, but it is not open to the public. If this review was...More

Thank Cynderella43
Reviewed August 25, 2017

The walk is the destination rather than the lighthouse. This is one of the smallest lighthouses around. The views along the path were fabulous.

Thank DetDuke
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Nice walk on the trail with superb views. There are some stairs and a hill, but would not classify as difficult. Also good to read a bit of history about the area

Thank FromNorthernON
Reviewed July 9, 2017

It was a little confusing parking the car because there were 2 different locations. You have to walk a trail to get to the lighthouse and you can easily miss it because it is surrounded by trees.When you come down the stairs, look to your...More

Thank alkeni
Reviewed June 27, 2017

If you are staying in or near Cow Head, the walk to the light house is a nice evening walk after a day of touring Gros Morne or traveling. Cute little light house!

Thank lovinretirement2015
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