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.

Trail details:

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

Trail map:

Map of Sandy Pond Trail

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