Avalon Region

Gibbet Hill Trail - Signal Hill National Historic Site, Parks Canada

St. John's

Early Jun - Mid Oct

This return walk is the shortest of the Signal Hill trails. The name is derived from the 1700s, when this hill was the site of a wooden post, or a "Gibbet", used to display the bodies of executed criminals to the town below. Level of Difficulty: Moderate. Length and Distance:1 km round trip. Time: 20 mins. Location: Trail head is located to the right of the Visitor Information Centre.

Locations & Dates

  • Signal Hill National Historic Site, St. John's
  • 47.5700, -52.6818
  • Early Jun - Mid Oct


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