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Terra Nova National Park of Canada

Outport Trail

Length - 48 km return
Time - 16 hours return

Map of Outport Trail
Map of Outport Trail
© Parks Canada

Description : Journey along the coast from Big Brook and the sheltered mudflats of Newman Sound. Hike through the forest to the abandoned settlement of Minchin Cove and on to South Broad Cove. Both are ideal sites for camping. About midway along the trail there is a 1.5 km detour to the top of Mount Stamford; one of the most spectacular views in the park.

Wildlife/Plant Life : Wet in spots, former settlements, Mt. Stamford, remnants of pine forest, trail under development.

Access: P section (site 253) in Newman SoundCampground

Condition: This is one of the most rewarding hikes in the park. Wet areas and steep grades make this trail best suited for the more determined hiker. Waterproof footwear is recommended. Please notify staff prior to departure.

Hikers from Mount Standford
Hikers from Mount Standford
© Parks Canada / Dale Wilson