Route 70 Baccalieu Trail
Ochre Pit Cove, NL
Closest Airport: St. John’s International (YYT)
If you are planning to rent a car, we recommend reserving at least three months in advance as Newfoundland & Labrador has a very busy summer season.
From Downtown St. John’s 139 km. Approx 1 hr 46 min
Begin by heading SW on New Gower Street. It turns into Route 2
Continue north on Route 2 14.5 km
Take the "Trans Canada Highway west" exit toward Clarenville/Gander/ Merge onto TCH/Route 1 west. Follow for 51.1 km
Take exit 31 for Route 70 toward Route 75 Veteran’s Memorial Highway – Bay Roberts/Carbonear
Route 70 turns immediately into Route 75 N
Continue on Route 75 N for 36.9 km
Road turns back into Route 70 N when you pass Harbour Grace
Continue straight on Route 70 N 8.5 km
Pass through Carbonear
Turn right at Victoria to stay on Route 70 N (look for signs for Route-70/Salmon Cove/Old Perlican) Drive another 25.6 km and you arrive in Ochre Pit Cove
OPC is after Western Bay and before Northern Bay.
Ochre House is on the left.