Cape Spear Path

Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism

08. Cobblers Path

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Outer Cove to Logy Bay
Current Path Status:

All Paths

Current Path Status:
Outer Cove to Logy Bay
About This Path:

Attractions on this popular trail include the views from Torbay Point and Red Cliff, the remains of a Second World War battery, and the ruins of a Cold War tracking station. The Pine Tree Line Radar station has been degraded by time, weather, and juvenile recreation, but can be explored with caution. The trail has partially board-walked-over wet areas. Whale sightings from the trail are likely in the summer season.

Estimated time
2 Hours to 3 Hours


Path Advisory: Hikers are requested by ECTA and the Town of Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove to use the designated parking lot on Cobblers Crescent and arrange for someone to provide a drop-off or pick-up service when entering or exiting the path at Doran's Lane. Parking is permitted on one side of Doran's Lane starting May 1. To reach the parking lot on Cobblers Crescent, turn off Marine Drive onto Red Cliff Road, then turn onto Cobblers Crescent. No path clearing or conditions updates take place during winter months. Map recommended. Trail-rated footwear required.
Access Points:
  • Outer Cove - The trailhead is located at the end of Dorans Lane. No parking is available at this location. Hikers are requested to park their vehicles at the designated parking lot on Cobblers Crescent.
  • Red Cliff - Turn off Marine Drive onto Red Cliff Road. Follow the road and turn right onto Cobblers Crescent and proceed to the designated parking lot (0.8 km).

Community Walk

Getting to Sugarloaf Path: After exiting the trail from the Red Cliff trailhead, follow Cobblers Crescent for 400 m and turn left onto Red Cliff Road. Follow Red Cliff Road for a further 400 m to Marine Drive. Turn left and walk 2.1 km to Marine Lab Road. Turn left and walk 800 m to the Sugarloaf Path trailhead (total: 3.7 km).

Brook Crossings
Coastline Views
Developed Trail
Historic Site
Junction Point
Rock Outcrop