Avalon Region

North Head Trail - Parks Canada Signal Hill National Historic Site

St. John's

Early Jun - Mid Oct

This strenuous, challenging, 1.7 km (1 hour) trail is the oldest and most popular trail at Signal Hill that offers fantastic views! Hike along the edge of the North Atlantic through Ross' Valley, a "hanging valley" formed by a glacier during the last ice age. During the summer months, whales, icebergs and seabirds can often be seen. The trail head is located on the ocean side of the parking lot on the Summit of Signal Hill.

Locations & Dates

  • Signal Hill National Historic Site, St. John's
  • 47.5714, -52.6851
  • Early Jun - Mid Oct


See website.

Electronic Payment Options
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  • Electric Car Charging Station
  • Food Services Onsite
  • French Language
  • Seniors Rates