• 1.jpg
  • 2.jpg
  • 3.jpg
  • 4.jpg
  • 5.jpg
  • 6.jpg
  • 7.jpg
  • 8.jpg
  • 9.jpg
  • 10.jpg
  • 11.jpg
  • 12.jpg
  • 13.jpg
  • 14.jpg
  • 15.jpg

 
Ambulance Service Notice
Mackenzie's Ambulance service requested the town's help in notifying all residents of the importance of knowing their street address and having it readily available to pass to the paramedics in case of an emergency. Many of the drivers are not familiar with the area and knowing the street address is essential in getting the paramedics to your home as soon as possible.

If you are unsure of your street address, please contact the town office, we can provide it to you.


Posted: June 6, 2017 9:31 pm NFLD


Water Thaw Up - Policy Change
Residents are advised that effective immediately, council has adopted a new policy for water thaw up. There will be a $25.00 fee per person/per hour charged to anyone needing the town's assistance in clearing frozen water lines. There will be a $25.00 fee per day for rental of water tanked used in thawing frozen water lines.

Posted: June 6, 2017 9:22 pm NFLD


Quick Links


The Harvey Family Legend
Newfoundland DogIn 1828, the Harvey family, with the aid of their Newfoundland dog, "Hairyman", rescued 163 people from the sinking brig "Despatch", shipwrecked on the rocks off Isle Aux Morts. They made another daring rescue in 1838, saving 25 crew members from the Glasgow ship, the "Rankin". The present day Coast Guard Ship "Ann Harvey", is named in memory of the daughter of George Harvey who, while she was only 17 years old, assisted in these heroic deeds. [Read more]




Home > Tourism > Attractions

Hiking Trails

Boat Cove Trail

Click image to view larger size

Located at the entrance to Isle aux Morts, this trail offers the visitor a relaxing walk and a breathtaking view of the community and the archipelago of islands that surround it.

This trail tells the story of how residents of the nearby community of Isle aux Morts collected their daily water supply in the early 1900's before the town water system was installed. Interpretation panels, rest areas and an observatory deck overlook the community.

Keep your eyes open for local flora (including the pitcher plant) which can be found along the Boat Cove Trail.


Harvey Trail

Click image to view larger size

The Harvey Trail is a gravel, coastal trail honoring the site of the daring rescues by the George Harvey family.

This trail winds along a rugged shoreline and offers the walker a relaxing fitness hike complete with breath-taking scenery, stories of heroism and an opportunity to experience nature's many gifts.

The Harvey Trail includes interpretation panels, a gazebo on the high point and a mural at the end of the trail. Picnic tables and rest benches give the hiker an opportunity to rest and take in the gorgeous scenery.


View Other Attractions in Isle aux Morts.

Ann Harvey Days
Craft Store
Diving
Great Outdoors
Harvey Gravesite
The Walter's House


Click on any tourism related category below.

Photo Galleries
Accommodations
Restaurants
Guest Book
Provincial Tourism
Regional Tourism


Ann Harvey Days Festival
The town of Isle aux Morts invites all to celebrate our local history and heritage by attending the Ann Harvey Days Festival from July 27th thru 30th, 2017. [View Events Schedule]

Posted: June 1, 2017 9:56 am NFLD