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I read and read but there was no information as to where to pick up the trail head. Here goes...
1. From St. John's drive PAST the entrance to the La Manche provincial park. Continue just over a km and take the first left. You...More
Being new to hiking this was great for us. We were driving the Irish loop and saw the sign. It was raining so not the best of days but we donned our waterproofs and headed off. Easy trail to follow, nothing to really see on...More
I was backpacking a section of the East Coast Trail, and made the time to spend the afternoon at the abandoned village of La Manche and camp there for the night. ( the bridge is part of the East Coast Trail Route).
It is a...More
We stumbled upon the road in to the trail while touring the Irish Loop. Since we love getting off the beaten path we decided to go check out the suspension bridge. It was well worth the short hike in. A good trail with a big...More
We were in Newfoundland for a holiday with friends and they suggested the La Manche. I was alittle hesitant about this as I do not like bridges. It was a nice day thank goodness and the trail it had a lot of rocks and could...More
There were lots of nice sites in this provincial park, some of which were on the water. Recycling and garbage bins were available at each site. Unfortunately for us, the showers at the comfort station were closed for painting when we were there. We walked...More
We only went just past the suspension bridge but it was amazing. The start of the trail is a bit dull but when you arrive at the abandoned village/suspension bridge it is gorgeous. I had two 7 year olds with me and it took us...More
Great suspension bridge, well worth the hike.
Fairly easy to find, coming from St Johns, drive past the park. As you are leaving there is a dirt track on the left hand side, take this turning. Drive about 3 kms down here and at the...More
Will we were RVing on the Avalon we stayed at the La Manche Provincial Park. It's located just down the Irish Loop a short distance from St. John's (about 30 min.). What we really enjoyed about it was that you could access St. John's quickly...More