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Cape Shore Trail

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A very easy, flat walk along the coast from Bonavista to the lighthouse. Lovely scenery, albeit... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
Brittany, France
A Pleasant Walk on a Nice Day

A walking trail along a magnificent shoreline. For an average walker, the trail can be walked in 45... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Bonavista, Canada
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Cape Shore Road, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

A very easy, flat walk along the coast from Bonavista to the lighthouse. Lovely scenery, albeit unspectacular. Unfortunately the trail is alongside the road a lot of the time, so one sees little more than one would from a car, and there is no feeling...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SueandDominiqueH
Reviewed August 6, 2018

A walking trail along a magnificent shoreline. For an average walker, the trail can be walked in 45 minutes one way or one and a half hours return trip, beginning at the parking area and ending at the John Cabot statue. However, this trail can...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank traveler1393
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This area could easily be one tod the most photogenic areas in Newfoundland let alone Bonavista on the way to the cape. Either as a drive or a hike you can't be disappointed

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JRGBonavistaS
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

A nice walk along the coastline. Great place to watch the sunset and maybe a passing iceberg. I would recommend packing hiking boots. Anywhere in Bonavista that you hike is rocky and a good supportive shoe is a must.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank diggerjones
Reviewed October 24, 2017

This is a 3-kilometre trail that follows the coastline up to the lighthouse at Cape Bonavista. The scenery is beautiful with plenty of rocky shores, crashing waves and ocean views. The trail is rated "Easy" which is accurate. The pathway is well marked and well...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Janet_753
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Good shoes, walking sticks, some water and a snack. This trail is an adventure that captures your heart and your mind. You'll want to revisit this place of beauty again and again

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank JoAnn Paul K
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Breathtaking, you're only one of very few people, can see whales, puffins, lighthouse, cliffs, crashing waves....yet so peaceful.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tran L
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

We were happy to see this trailhead near our cabins. The townward half is well-maintained but uses the road for sections. The lighthouse half is much wilder. I'd recommend just doing that half. Great views, but everywhere seems to have the same benefit.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank K T
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We always enjoy this trail. It is easy and has spectacular views. Icebergs and whales to view, if the time is right.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank WillyfromPhilly2014
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Hard to keep your eyes on the road..if you are driving..such beauty all around..crashing waves..birds diving... Rock formations unforgettable.. We were lucky to be there on a glorious day in June.. Very Best..

Date of experience: June 2017
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