On the northeast coast of the Avalon Peninsula and directly located on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean St. John's, Newfoundland has an amazing scenic harbour. Surrounded by beautiful hills descending to the ocean and large granite rocks the whole area creates a picturesque scene. Pippy Park has over 3,400 acres of urban land to explore. This park contains a large serviced camp ground, two golf courses, trails, and protected habitats. Other St. Johns parks include Bowring Park, known to be one of the most scenic regions located in the Waterford Valley and Bannerman Park which is an urban Victorian style park. One must see sight in St.Johns is Signal Hill. It overlooks the entire city and is the location of Cabot Tower. Any visitor can enjoy many of the traditional Canadian leisure activities such as skating, skiing, snowboarding, hiking and golfing. The downtown area is painted in a beautiful rainbow of colours, filled with shops, restaurants, art galleries, museums and theatres there is tons of great ways to fill your stay.