Begining at the Railway Coastal Museum in Downtown St. John's, NL, the Trans Canada Trail stretches more than 20,000km across Canada. From Mile Zero to Bowring Park covers the first 4km.
The vernacular of Newfoundlanders is rich in unusual words, sayings, and expressions, so much so that many people believe the province has a language all its own.
Many of Newfoundland's Coastal communities have unusual place names. Here are some of the more interesting and colourful ones , and their origins.
Signal hill National Historic Site, In St. John's, has several excellent hiking trails. Rated from easy to difficult they each offer panoramic views and breathtaking scenery.
The Skerwink Trail is a 5.3 km loop around Skerwink Head, following the coastline along beautiful Trinity Bay and Trinity Harbour.
Newfoundland is a hiker's paradise with more than 200 hiking and walking trails of varying degrees of difficulty, covering thousands of kilometers of this beautiful island.