East Coast Trail - Motion Path

Various Locations

13.5-km from Petty Harbour to Shoal Bay Road and 6.4-km from East Coast Trail to Shoal Bay Road parking. Allow 5 - 8 hours. Moderate / difficult. Attractions include seabirds, whales, barrens, abandoned settlement, waterfalls, 18th century copper mine. An alternate plan is to hike to Motion Head and back -11-km each way from Petty Harbour.

Location data provided by the operator. Please confirm location before departure.


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Helpful Information

$25 Annual membership fee supporting trail maintenance. Trails are free to hike.

Contact Information

Route 11 , Petty Harbour
47.4643, -52.7096 (Download GPX)
Jan 1 - Dec 31
Shoal Bay Road , Goulds
47.4363, -52.763 (Download GPX)
Jan 1 - Dec 31
+1 (709) 738 4453
+1 (709) 738 1122


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Driving distances and calculations derived using Google Maps. Actual driving times may vary. GPS coordinates have been provided by tourism operators. Please confirm location with operator before departure.