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La Manche Provincial Park

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Perfect swimming

Even if you want to go for just a day, it has an amazing hike and swimming hole! They could... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
St. John's, Canada
Finding this Trail!

I read and read but there was no information as to where to pick up the trail head. Here... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Espanola, Canada
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Route 10, Tors Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 4A0, Canada
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

Even if you want to go for just a day, it has an amazing hike and swimming hole! They could certainly use a little more signage for those unfamiliar in the park (those not staying on site).

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cathycaines
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank V781OFterryf
Reviewed 26 August 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank galaxy148
Reviewed 25 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank clauscat
Reviewed 29 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Hinker
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 28 May 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank nickelcitygirl
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Dhed4
Reviewed 7 November 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Peter K
Reviewed 21 October 2017

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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Don S
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