The Town of Torbay has some of the best hiking in the North East Avalon Region. The Town has a mix of iconic East Coast Trails and municipal trails for all to enjoy. See below for maps outlining where our beautiful trails are located.
East Coast Trail
The East Coast Trail offers over 500 kilometers of hiking along the eastern shoreline of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Trail is known for its breathtaking scenery and unparalleled view of the Atlantic Ocean. The Town of Torbay is an excellent gateway to the Trail, as it can be accessed through the Father Troy Walking Trail. For more information about accessing the beautiful East Coast Trail from Torbay, visit the East Coast Trail Website.
Father Troy’s Trail
An historic path which connects Torbay and Flatrock, this Trail is a fairly recent addition to the East Coast Trail. The Father Troy Trail travels along the edge of Torbay’s magnificent coastline, where lucky explorers can see whales frolicking in the bay, observe icebergs in early summer or just enjoy the natural beauty of the area. This Trail offers an unforgettable experience for both the novice and the expert, alike. For the avid hiker, the Father Troy’ Trail continues into the East Coast Trail. 8.7 KM (one way), 2 to 4 hours.
Silver Mine Head Path
This beautiful trail connects Torbay with Middle Cove. It is 2.4 KM in length and takes 1-2 hours to complete (one way). It has amazing ocean vistas, bring your camera! This trail is rates as easy so it is ideal for the novice hiker. Access in Torbay is at the trail head located on Motion Drive.
Municipal Trails in Torbay
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Upper Three Corner Pond Park Trail Network
Western Island Pond Trail Network
Woodbridge Park Trail Network
Island Pond Brook Trail Network
The Grand Concourse Authority has 25 years of experience in greenspace planning, design, construction, and maintenance. Since their incorporation, we have completed more than 430 community-development projects and over 180 km of walkways. www.grandconcourse.ca