Around the Bay
Around the Bay is a guide to each community on the Baccalieu
Trail Loop. The tour can begin in Trinity Bay at Whitbourne and
end at Roaches Line. Or it can begin in Conception Bay at Brigus,
entering the Loop at the Veterans Memorial Highway, and
end at Whitbourne. Each community and town on the Trail is described
in order. (See Beginning - Ending of Baccalieu
Baccalieu Trail has two main entry points from the Trans Canada
is approximately 50 km or 45 minutes from the Marine Atlantic ferry
terminal in Argentia and the other is 50 km or 45 minutes from St.
Johns International Airport. The closer entry to Argentia
is in Whitbourne (Exit 28) via Route 80, a paved road through
the communities along the South Shore of Trinity Bay.
closer entry to St. Johns is via the Veterans Memorial
Highway (Exit 31), Route 75, which leads to Route 70, a paved
road winding along the North Shore of Conception Bay. At Old Perlican,
near the tip of the Baccalieu Peninsula, the Route 70 and Route
80 meet, so the traveller can make a complete loop around the Baccalieu
also come to the region by boat, since most pleasure boat sailing
in the province is in Conception Bay and the area has safe and beautiful
harbours and marinas.
is also a prinable map
of the trail on the site.