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Signal Hill

Signal Hill Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
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A hill overlooking St. John's Harbor which has been given "National Historic Site" status.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Signal Hill Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
Signal Hill Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
+1 709-772-5367
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

We drove up to the top of Signal Hill to the parking lot. This historical site is well kept with some paved paths, some gravel paths. You can experience this national historic site with minimal walking, if needed. We were there on a holiday and...More

Thank 4Canadian Traveller
Reviewed 24 July 2017

A lot of tourists. Views are spectacular and easily accessed for almost all. Want to hike? Good options for those that can't leave town or just want excellent exercise with a spectacular view.

Thank EnjoyExploring2
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Hiked up to see Cabot Tower on Signal Hill and can highly recommend this activity. Great views of the Atlantic!

Thank Tsku188
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Signal Hill is a must see when in St. John's. The tower at the top is a mini-museum with great views, and the couple of things up there like the Queen's battlement is worth the short walk down the hill to the point. Other than...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Had a visit today and walked the trails. We could see whales from the lookout. If you like walking hills this is the place.

Thank Pointsguy
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for short hike with family or as a couple this is a place to be. It has a nice cafe in the visit centre with a museum, few trials leading up and down to the top. The place will take up to...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is the best place to take in a view of all of St. John's. There is a long history to this area and being able to read and imagine that history while viewing the harbour and the city is amazing. There are an abundance...More

Thank Gerry V
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Walked up the hill from the Geo Centre and then over the stairs down to the battery and back.. First time ever at the hill and was quite pleased with this site.

Thank Caper906
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Had a great drive up to signal hill. Very picturesque place. Took video's of the hill and St Johns harbour.

Thank Dahl H
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

A can't miss stop on your tour of the province. Charge your cameras and plan for 2-3 hours (minimum). We sat and talked for an hour - taking in that fresh ocean breeze. Lots of hiking to enjoy as well but if you can't hike...More

Thank Juanita G
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Chuck P
29 December 2017|
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Response from J T | Reviewed this property |
No it is no longer there. I was back in November and the sign was gone
26 July 2017|
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Response from Donna H | Reviewed this property |
As far as I'm concerned, Signal Hill is a must for the view. The Rooms was good, but exhausting to see it all and if you're not into museums, don't go if you only have 4 days. We took an O'Brien's Bay Bulls boat tour and... More