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The name Twillingate comes from the French word "Toulinquet" which was given to the islands by French fishermen, who named them after a group of islands off the French coast, near Brest, also called Toulinquet.
Duration: 1.5 - 2hrs
Turn from Main Street onto the Back Harbour Road until you reach a T-intersection. Turn right onto Dock Road until you see a larger fishing wharf where you can park. The trail begins to the left of the wharf.
What once was an island where families lived in the previous century, is now connected to the main island by a sandy beach.
A hike up the hill will lead to expansive views of Notre Dame Bay.