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Rennie's River Trail

Pippy Park, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Perfect trail to wa.k to downtown St John's from Pippypark Campground

This is the perfect connector to get from the Pippypark Campground to downtown St John's on foot... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dundr2015
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Victoria, Canada
Excellent Centre City / East End Trail

Excellent Centre City / East End Trail that links with the other trail systems and into pippy park... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
MENBBB
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St. John's, Canada
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Meandering along the course of Rennie’s River, this 2.9 km trail connects Quidi Vidi Lake with Long Pond. Starting from the Memorial University Campus, pass through a peaceful wooded valley and long-established residential neighbourhoods. See historic places, including the sites of Rennie’s Mill and the former Memorial Stadium.
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Pippy Park, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the perfect connector to get from the Pippypark Campground to downtown St John's on foot. Unfortunately bikes are not allowed on the trail. It's a little over 3 km - but all flat and along the little river, far away from cars. There...More

Thank dundr2015
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Excellent Centre City / East End Trail that links with the other trail systems and into pippy park on one end and the lake trails on the other end. you can go for hours once you reach the ends of this Traill.

Thank MENBBB
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This trail is as beautiful as any metropolitan trail that I have experienced world wide. The serenity, tranquility and beauty is never to be forgotten. This trail is accessible also!!

Thank marklane2015
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The value that Rivers bring to a City can be seen and felt in all types of weather.  Todaymay not have been sunny (just yet)  but the cool temperatures with some fog being present made for a wonderful walk along the Rennies River Trail.  The fall...More

Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed 16 September 2016

After 2 and a half weeks of hiking and sightseeing, I needed an easy scenic walk to end my visit. I met a brother and sister from the area that suggested scenic walk to end my visit. I met a brother and sister from the...More

Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 9 September 2016

My wife and I were visiting with our son and his wife prior to our Florida vacation. We caught the trail at Pippy Park and walked down to and around Quidi Vidi and back again. The trail is well maintained. Quite the view of nature...More

Thank Keon14
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This was a beautiful walk through the city - you would never know you in a city! easy walk, amazing scenery. Spectacular!

Thank Leah K
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This trail is a very pleasant walking path. It follows a pretty little creek that has waterfalls, and it crosses through a couple of parks.

Thank Laurie C
Reviewed 14 August 2016

this place is good for joggers or just going on a regular walk. it is in the middle of the city and is readily accessible.

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This is a well maintained trail with some genial rolling hills along a river. Excellent for a run (roughly a 5k out and back). It's easily accessible from the Quidi Vidi lake trail so makes for a great 10k run if you do a loop...More

Thank greaume
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Ellie K
Time in minutes taken to walk the trail?
19 June 2016|
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Response from greaume |
The trail is roughly 5k round trip from Quidi Vidi lake. That will get you not quite to the end of the trail, there is a bit more if you cross over a busy road, but it didn't look like it was worth the extra distance. So... More
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