Skerwink Trail

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Skerwink Trail is the hiking Jewel of the region. It is internationally recognized and was ranked the top 35 trails in North America and Europe by Travel & Leisure Magazine (2003). This 5.3 km hike will provide the opportunity to view and photograph the amazing coastal scenery, sea birds, whales, eagles, sea stacks as well as icebergs (in season).
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Dave W
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The Skerwink Trail is a bit challenging at points for hikers, but the pay off is the incredible view. Along the coastal trail there are so many lookouts worthy of a picture and a moment to just look and appreciate the beauty of the Newfoundland Coast. If you are anywhere near the trail, it is worth the time to walk one of the best trails (in my opinion) along the eastern coast.
Written August 7, 2022
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Jay and S
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Beautiful ocean views and cliffs. Well maintained. Could walk from Fishers Loft. 2-3 hour moderate hike
Written August 2, 2022
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Iain Q
10 contributions
This trail will take you longer than you expect. There are just so many places to stop and take pictures or just to take in the atmosphere.
Near the beginning, the trail splits. Go up. It will make the stairs and steep sections easier.
Written July 26, 2022
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Robert B
Cary, NC220 contributions
Couples
This trail is everything it's hyped to be. Just do it the flora and views are just so special. The work that went into building the trail should not be discounted. Our B&B host told us that every piece of timber was carried in by manpower and there is a LOT of it that was required to make this trail as walkable as it is. Best 5.3 km's you will find to walk anywhere.
Written July 19, 2022
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Circlingthebucket
Colorado316 contributions
We drove back towards Trinity to hike the Skerwink Trail. A little over three miles and tons of ups and downs but my god it was beautiful even on this misty day. Near the end of the walk we were rewarded of this view back towards Trinity.

We must of said " oh that's so pretty" a million times on this trip Newfoundland is just gorgeous.
Written July 18, 2022
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CherylM2010
Calgary, Canada62 contributions
Wow the cliffs were amazing and there were whales to be seen too. The fog meant our pictures did not do the area justice but still a great trail.
Written July 15, 2022
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Roxanne W
22 contributions
The trail is a must do! The coastline with the sea stacks and the moss on the trees was surreal. The trail is well maintained with enough stairs and looks outs to provide opportunities to catch your breath. Except the views are breath taking! Take water or a snack for energy. Note which trail head you start at. If you start at Port Renton trail head you will will walk about 1.5 km to the start of the trail and you will also have to walk the extra 1.5 km back to the Port Renton trail head at the end of the trail. We did not know this. Starting at the Trinity East trail head, parking across from the Church will let you do the 5.3 km trail loop.
Written July 4, 2022
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Lisa D
Toronto, Canada367 contributions
Couples
One of the most beautiful trails I’ve ever hiked. Moderate difficulty. I recommend hiking poles but there were many hikers without them. Lots of diverse landscapes while hugging this spectacular coast. A must-do on the Bonavista Peninsula.
Written June 12, 2022
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JenniferTN2015
Belleville, Canada82 contributions
Friends
Loved this hike. The views were incredible and it was challenging enough that it felt like we got a work out. We were lucky enough to have great weather and we went early enough that we had the trail to ourselves. Would return to this trail again as there was so much to enjoy.
Written June 1, 2022
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lisa4610
Sun Peaks, Canada62 contributions
Couples
This is one of the best hikes I have ever done. Trails are well marked, and maintained. I would rate it medium to difficult as there are some spots that a a bit steep. I am 60 and in average shape and found it fine. The views are spectacular
Written May 28, 2022
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