Trail Alert for Copper Mine Falls Trail (1 May 2018):
The major storms which impacted this area over the winter have caused significant damage to this trail. A large section leading to the falls has been washed out and is no longer passable. OBIEC intends to work to restore this popular trail, but as a non-profit volunteer organization funded by donations, we cannot set a timescale as to the repairs. We apologize for any inconvenience.
The Cape Blow Me Down Trail (previously known as the Copper Mine to Cape Trail) ascends 650 metres from the large parking area to the
top of the Blow-Me-Down Mountains. Rated Moderately Difficult, this trail extends 3.8 km into the mountain range showcasing some of the finest views in Western Newfoundland.
The Cedar Cove Trail is a 1.8 km hike that will appeal to a wide range of hikers. Rated Easy to Moderate, the trail begins at Little Port and ends at the remote beach in Cedar Cove.
The Murray Mountain Trail is a 4 km hike that will appeal to the adventurous hiker. Rated Difficult, the trail begins at Lark Harbour
Town Hall and after a wooded start with steep inclines, clears the tree line and winds across bog and rock to end at a high point with wonderful 360 degree views.
Rated Easy, this 0.5 km hike will lead you to a mystic water fall at the end of the trail. Copper Mine Falls Trail is suitable for all
Rated Moderately Difficult, this 3.3 km trail ascends 330 metres into the mountain range behind Lark Harbour.
Bottle Cove is located near the end of Highway 450. Rated Easy to Moderate, the trails around Bottle Cove are suited for the
entire family. Come walk the boardwalk or on to the cliffs and bathe in the view at one of the best sunset sites in Western Newfoundland. Don't forget to check out the replica 'Grenville' which
is now part of the boardwalk.
One of the most challenging hiking trails in the Outer Bay of Islands. Rated Extreme (and we mean extreme), the Little Port Head Lighthouse 3 km trail hike into Little Port Head will lead you to up to 250 metres to view some of the most spectacular scenery in Atlantic Canada.
This trail is in the Blow Me Down Provincial Park. Rated Moderate/Difficult with an elevation change of 230 metres. There is a 1 km
climb to the observation deck overlooking Lark Harbour. You can also continue another 3.5 km to Lark Harbour head for great views of both towns and the islands in this area.