Cook's Lookout Trail


This site was used by Capt. James Cook as he kept an eye out for smugglers and privateers from 1763-1767 when he charted the coast. Gravel and boardwalk trail, 6 km round trip.

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Seating area at park of lookout, plaque at peak, signage markings on Main Road at turn to Penny's Pond, Burin, sign at entrance to trail with directional arrows, trail is clearly defined.

Contact Information

Main Road , Burin
47.0471, -55.171 (Download GPX)
Jun 1 - Oct 31
+1 (709) 891 1760
+1 (709) 891 1710
+1 (709) 891 2069


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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.