The DIRT

Name: The Conception Bay North Line

Distance: 100 kms (approximately)

Duration:1 day

Rating:
4, 5, 6

Creator: Geoff  Smith

Location: Avalon Peninsula

 The Conception Bay North branch line trail runs from Brigus Junction on the main T’Railway route to Old Perlican on the northern tip of the Avalon Peninsula.

The trail makes it’s way through scrub bush, woods, and wide open glacial barrens. The route runs through many small towns and some larger centres, so great care needs to be taken as the trail often crosses roads and through the centre of communities and neighbourhoods.

Video showing many of the railway trestles and causeways along the route, but beginning with riders navigating a bypass trail around a long since destroyed trestle...

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The trail winds its way along the coast near Spout Cove

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A rider crosses a railway trestle near Spaniards Bay

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Photo by Lorenzo Moore

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Riders navigating a bypass trail around a long since destroyed railway trestle

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A satellite shot with an insert showing the terrain near Kinsgton

 

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The Green Point lighthouse, just a short detour off the trail near Clarkes Beach


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Rider enjoying the beautiful coastal view near Salmon Cove


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A homemade bridge near Northern Bay


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A small washout near Cupids

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Riders on the trail near Colliers


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Another railway trestle to cross

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Another washout

Useful Links

http://www.carbonear.ca/

http://www.northernbaysands.ca/

http://www.brigus.net/

http://townofoldperlican.ca/

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