Sandy Pond trail
Terra Nova National Park
Stroll this gentle loop around the tranquil waters of Sandy Pond and enjoy the boreal forest at its best. Look for ferns, mushrooms and snowberries beneath the black spruce and balsam fir trees. Watch for ducks swimming along the pond’s edge. Have a lunch at one of our picnic tables nestled in the woods beside the pond.
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Length/Distance: 3 km loop
Time: 1 hour
Location: Sandy Pond Day Use Area; located approximately 3 km off Route 1 (TransCanada Highway); roughly in the middle of the park..
Habitat: Wet in spots, beavers, pitcher plants, ferns, orchids, mushrooms, caribou
Trailhead/Access: End of boardwalk by swimming beach or from 2nd parking lot.
GPS Coordinates: 48 29 33.26000 N, -54 1 11.37002 W
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