Tag: Mile 0

The Eastern Start (or End) of the Trans-Canada Highway

The January/February 2008 edition of Canadian Geographic magazine made mention that, despite the presence in St John’s of “Mile Zero” marker right beside the city hall, the true Mile 0 for the Trans Canada Highway was moved to a dump. In 2002 the highway by-passed St. John’s and now ends at Logy Bay Road, which is where the Robin Hood Bay Landfill is located. Apparently it has the best ocean view of a land fill in Canada. However, hikers should note that the site also is near Sugarloaf Path, which is a new part of the East Coast Trail. This […]

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