Admiral Paliser Trail Route 440- North Shore Scenic Drive
The Admiral Palliser’s Trail is a popular scenic route which spans 38 km (23 miles) along the North Shore of the Bay of Islands. It begins at the outskirts of Corner Brook on Route 440 (near Riverside Drive) and ends in the community of Cox’s Cove. This scenic route is known as Admiral Palliser’s Trail, named after Sir Hugh Palliser. Sir Palliser sent Captain Cook to explore and chart the west coast of Newfoundland in the 18th century.
This route will take you through six communities: Hughes Brook, Irishtown-Summerside, Meadows, Gillams, McIvers, and Cox’s Cove. Hike the Hughes Brook Trail; look for the Arctic Tern colony just off McIvers; or take a boat tour at Cox’s Cove and learn about the three “arms” in the area: Middle Arm, Goose Arm and North Arm. You might just spot a whale!