Signal Hill National Historic Site
There are several hiking trails at Signal Hill National Historic Site, all of which boast panoramic views and captivating scenery. Bring appropriate footwear, a bottle of water, binoculars, a camera, and explore the trails. Signal Hill's trail system also connects to the Grand Concourse which leads to most parts of the City of St. John's.
|Burma Road Trail||Easy||2.4 km||50 mins||The Burma Road Trail is the easiest trail on Signal Hill with a wide, gently sloping surface from the Visitor Centre to an exit at Cuckold’s Cove.|
|Centre to Citadel Trail||Moderate||0.5 km||10 mins||This path takes you past the Queen's Battery and Barracks and provides a breathtaking view of St. John's Harbour.|
|Gibbet Hill Trail||Moderate||1 km||20 mins||One of the shortest Signal Hill trails. After visiting the summit, hikers return by the same route.|
|Ladies' Lookout Trail||Moderate||1.3 km||30 mins||The trail follows the backbone of Signal Hill and offers wonderful views of the rugged coastline and seascapes. Some sections of the trail are steep or have an irregular surface.|
|North Head Trail||Strenuous/Challenging||1.7 km||1 hour||The North Head Trail is the oldest and most popular of the trails on Signal Hill. It follows a trail along the narrows to the North Head that may have been in use as far back as the 1500s.|
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