Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1607

Bauline to Portugal Cove Hiking Trail

Proponent: East Coast Trail Association

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent has submitted a proposal the development of a 13-kilometre coastal hiking trail from Bauline to Portugal Cove. Operations will include construction of boardwalks, crib steps, retaining walls, signage, stairs and bridges. The proposed hiking trail will provide the tourist industry a safe hiking surface built to withstand a higher volume of traffic and minimize damage to sensitive environments. The work is scheduled to begin in early 2012.

  • October 3, 2011 - The undertaking was registered.
  • November 7, 2011 - Public comments are due.
  • November 14, 2011 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • December 2, 2011 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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