East Coast Trail – Silver Mine Head Path

Various Locations

2.4-km (one way) Path difficulty: Easy, 1 to 2 hours. Pleasant walk from a sandy beach up steps and through coastal woods to Motion River (North Pond Brook). Developed path stops at the river. If water levels are low, one can choose to cross Motion River with caution, to Torbay. Middle Cove Beach Park known for caplin and whales in season; coastal meadows and mixed forest with views south to Torbay Point and north to Flatrock.

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Locations & Dates

  • Marine Drive, Middle Cove
  • 47.6502, -52.6966
  • Jan 1 - Dec 31
  • Motion Drive, Torbay
  • 47.6627, -52.7104
  • Jan 1 - Dec 31