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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.
Top of Twillingate
Duration: 1.5 - 2hrs
This hike starts in the community called Bayview, previously known as Gillard’s Cove. To get to the starting point, drive as if leaving Twillingate onto Route 340.
Take the first exit to the right, called Rink Road and stay on this road until you see the sign for Top of Twillingate trail on your left.
This trail begins with a beautiful walk around Low Mist Pond and is partly boardwalk and partly wooded trail.
A hike to the top of the hill provides a breathtaking view of Twillingate on a day with clear visibility. View more trail photos here...