Points of Interest

Spurwink Island Path

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Points of Interest

The East Coast Trail offers countless points of interest and attractions: towering cliffs and sea stacks; deep fjords; a natural geyser; abandoned historic settlements; archaeological digs; lighthouses; ecological reserves; seabird colonies, whales and caribou; icebergs; suspension bridges and more. Around every corner and each viewpoint has something unique to explore.
While all the highlights of the East Coast Trail are too many to list here, here’s a taste at some of the points of interest along the ECT:

For points along a specific path, visit our Choose a Path page to learn more. If you would further assistance in planning your hiking trip, visit hike packages and tour operators.

Are you planning a thru-hike and interested in what to expect? Check out Juliana Dobbie, Jill Higgins, and Carlin Schieck’s 312 km (15 day) adventure along the trail June 2018. Read about their experience here:

ECT Thru Hikers Article

Visit Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism for more information on attractions along the Trail.