Explore the most popular trails near Birchy Head with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

Birchy Head, Newfoundland and Labrador Map
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Difficile à battre comme point de vue! Attention en haut de bien repérer votre point d’arriver pour redescendre!

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1 month ago

Pleasant walk across a unique landscape. Wish we had a chance to do the guided tour to learn more about the surroundings. Stunning views!

The unmarked route to the top and back down is fantastic and gruelling. If you're an inexperienced adventurer there are guided hikes to the top offered that you can pay for. Such a unique landscape, and almost disturbingly quiet in a park otherwise teeming with life.

2 months ago

This isn’t a review so much of this trail (which is still quite worth it) as it is of the unmarked trail that goes up to the bowl and then the rim. You can pick up a map for this route at the visitor center. It’s a great hike with really unique terrain and terrific views. Easily our favorite hike of our visit. Lots of scree and and it’s easy to get lost higher up near rim. People have made some cairns near the rim but there are so many of them I wouldn’t trust them too much to help guide your way back. Also if it got foggy you could get lost pretty easily as everything looks the same once you get up high enough.

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2 months ago

We did this trail yesterday for the first time. An easy trail of packed and loose crushed rock, hiking shoes would be a good idea (always). The views and landscape are unique, as others have mentioned itstkind of like walking on Mars, with all the red rocks and barren landscape. The view at the end is worrh the hike and as a bonus there is a nice waterfall by the end as well. A good hike for all ages, just keep in mind you are in full sun the whole hike.

on Tablelands Trail

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2 months ago

Not so much a hike as more a 30 min walk to see truly amazing geology. Unless you hike into the bowl area then more demanding

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2 months ago

It feels like you're on a different planet.

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3 months ago

Feels like I was on mars

We went inside inside the valley and it was like walking on another planet...

Sunday, September 03, 2017

The Tablelands are an UNESCO world heritage site. It is a beautiful and unique place! Hikers are permitted to adventure off the main trail and navigate their own trail up or around the mountains using a park provided map of the area. I highly recommend this option for experienced hikers only. As the top of the Tablelands is 719m and the terrain is mostly loose rock. But the ascent to the top of the Tablelands is completely worth the work!

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