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Maps & Books

Available from the East Coast Trail Association:

Sets of coloured, detailed maps covering 18 paths of the East Coast Trail from St. John’s south to Cappahayden. The maps feature path descriptions, distances and ratings of difficulty, as well as a first 3 maps of paths north of St. John's that are currently being contracted. Additional maps are being created as more paths are completed in the area north of St. John's.

Guidebooks Volume 1 (St. John’s to Petty Harbour) and 2 (Petty Harbour to Bay Bulls). These beautifully designed books feature great details of the natural and social history of this region.

Available from the Trail Connections Coordinator, Elke Dettmer:

“52 Great Hikes - Newfoundland & Labrador” by Mary Smyth and Fred Hollinghurst ($24.95) These avid hikers offer descriptions of their favorite parts of the East Coast Trail as well as other trails of the Avalon and the Bonavista Peninsulas.

“Newfoundland & Labrador - Insiders’ Perspectives” by Elke Dettmer ($12.95). This collection of over 20 essays by a variety of experts introduces all those subjects that make Newfoundland unique, from history and politics to folklore, music, icebergs, Newfoundland dogs and ponies. Also available in German and French.