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Bell Island Natural Walking Trails

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Beach Hill, Bell Island, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 1H0, Canada
+1 855-235-5475
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Grebes Nest hike

There wasn't a lot of detail about how to find the hiking trails other than a general map I found... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
wloo_andrew
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Waterloo, Canada
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Worth walking up to the guns overlooking the ferry port.

I fancied stretching my legs, so caught the ferry across to the Island and had a walk around. I... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Peter K
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“Grebes Nest hike”
9 Aug 2017
“Bell Island needs to spend some money to build its tourism business”
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Beach Hill, Bell Island, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 1H0, Canada
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+1 855-235-5475
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There wasn't a lot of detail about how to find the hiking trails other than a general map I found online. We managed to find the trail to Grebes Nest. How cool! There's a tunnel from one beach to the next. It's about 6.5 feet...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I fancied stretching my legs, so caught the ferry across to the Island and had a walk around. I found the trails aren't to the standard normal in North America, something more like you'd find back in the UK. Not well maintained, not that mainly...More

Thank Peter K
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Bell Island should really spend a little money on developing a tourism plan for the Natural Walking trails. From what I see on the web, little or nothing has been spent in years. Tourism represents a significant opportunity for Bell Island. Walking trails are a...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

The Island is a great place to walk and if it's a Specific Trail you seek you might want to drive to the South / West (southwest ) end of the island. Park your car and you can walk along a worn road then a...More

2  Thank Jnanayog
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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately without some major intervention the intent is / was good but I have come to realize there is a Major Gap between those who love to hike and those who garner satisfaction from destroying nature. The are portions of the island where you can...More

Thank Jnanayog
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Only good for folks with mining backgrounds or interests, it's a 2 hr. wait on the ferry, difficult to find without GPS, and is an hour in the cold damp underground listening to miners tales. And then another two hours back.

2  Thank ric i
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We attempted to walk the trail leaving from the top of the steps from the left of the ferry road. It looks like it could be great - a trail around the top of the cliffs on the island. Unfortunately, it turns into a muddy...More

3  Thank BrucefromVancouver
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