Murphy's Cove -
Lodges Pond Trail
Port Union - Route 230
Rated: Moderate Difficulty
Highlights: Green Island Lighthouse, Murphy's Cove, Fossils
Driving Directions from the Artisan Inn: Drive out of Trinity and turn right onto Route 239. Turn right onto Route 230. Drive 30 minutes to Port Union and turn into the town. Folow the blue hiker sign to Reid Road. The entrance of the Trail is located next to St Catherine’s Haven retirement home.
GPS: N48 29'43 W53 04'45
The 7.7 km coastal loop trail will take you through the abandoned community of Murphy’s Cove and overlooks the Green Island Lighthouse.This looped trail has a variety of headlands that provide viewing platforms where surrounding communities, whales, seabirds and fishing vessels can be photographed. The halfway point provides a lookout where users can view the Green Island Lighthouse, one of the last remaining manned lighthouses in the province. The trail follows the coastline offering great photo opportunities.
Download the trail map at www.hikediscovery.com