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(Use caution – many areas are steep and rocky. Dress appropriately, take drinking water, and be sure to let someone know when you are leaving. Take plenty of pictures and make lots of memories)

Brimstone Head (Challenging)

Walk to the one of the four corners of the earth according to flat earth society. On top awaits a beautiful view of the entire town, the ocean as well as our neighboring Change Islands The hike to the top is approximately 2 km in length return

                                                                                  Lions Den Trail (Moderate)

One of the most scenic trails located in the community of Fogo, experience breathtaking scenery, wildlife and icebergs as you hike through previously resettled communities. The hike features many hills and lookouts that you may climb to get a beautiful view of neighboring communities, the ocean and much more. The hike starts at the site of the Marconi Interpretation Centre and is approximately 5 km in length.

        Fogo Head / Western Brook Trail (Hard)

A more challenging hike, taking you to the top of Fogo Head, approximately 338 ft above sea, this hike gives you an amazing view of the ocean, icebergs, the town and more. Much of the hike is vertical and may be challenging to some, however the view and scenery is breathtaking. The Fogo Head Trail is approximately 4 km return.

  Waterman’s Brook Trail (Moderate)

Starting in the community of Fogo, and ending in the community of Deep Bay, this fairly level trail takes you on a wooded hike featuring views of Deep Bay and ending with a captivating waterfall it is a hike the entire family can enjoy. The hike is approximately 8 km return.


Museums

Seasonal from late June until early September, 7 days a week (10:00 AM – 6:00 PM)

Community of Fogo:

  • Old School House
  • Experience Fogo
  • The United Church
  • Bleak House Museum
  • Marconi Interpretation Centre

Community of Joe Batt’s Arm

  • Brett House Museum

Community of Seldom – Little Seldom

  • Fogo Island Marine Interpretation Centre

Community of Tilting

  • Dwyer Premises
  • Lane House Museum
  • Old Post Office

Community of Shoal Bay

  • Flat Earth Museum

Festivals & Events

(Dates for the listed 2016 events)

January 22nd – Fireman’s Hockey Game, Iceberg Arena (7:00PM)

February 15th – Heritage Day

March 9th – Fogo Island HARE, St. Patricks Parish Hall, Tilting

March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day

April 6th – World Physical Activity Day

April 10th – 16th – Volunteer Week

June 8th – Island Wide Beach Clean-up

June 8th – Worlds Oceans Day, Fogo Island Marine Interpretation Centre, Seldom

June 6th – International Trails Day

July 1st – Canada Day, Iceberg Arena, Fogo Island Central

July 2th – Stag Harbour Day, Stag Harbour

Island Harbour Day, Island Harbour (Date not yet determined)

July 16th – The 9th Annual Great Fogo Island Punt Race, Joe Batt’s Arm
http://www.fogoislandregatta.com

July – Seniors Garden Party, Iceberg Arena, Fogo Island Central (Date not yet determined)

Change Islands Garden Party (Date not yet determined)

August 6th & 7th – Ethridge’s Point Sea Side Fest, Joe Batt’s Arm

August 12th, 13th & 14th – Brimstone Head Folk Festival
http://brimstoneheadfestival.com/

Fisherman’s Fest, Seldom (Date not yet determined)

September 22nd – 25th Feile Tilting 2016
Listen Live on 105.9 (Tilting) & 104.7 (Fogo Central FM

September 24th at 1:00 PM – Fogo Island Half Marathon
From Seldom Road – Tilting Fire Hall

October 8th – 9th – Fogo Island Partridgeberry Harvest Festival, Iceberg Arena, Fogo Island Central