Newfoundland, and in particular Corner Brook, is a mecca for adventure travel. Located on the west coast of Newfoundland, Corner Brook is small in size but big in beauty and recreation. Situated at the head of the Bay of Islands and at the mouth of the Humber River, beneath the Long Range Mountains, Corner Brook is the ultimate escapade for adventure seekers. If you are in the market for adventure travel, Corner Brook is a must see for you.
Exploring beautiful pristine environments while canoeing, sea kayaking, river kayaking and hiking should be a must on your adventure travel bucket list and no better place offers this like Corner Brook. Rent or bring your own canoe or kayak and participate in one of the best ways to explore the magnificent coastline and many lakes and rivers. The lower Humber River near Corner Brook offers great canoeing and sea kayaking. Take a trip to Lark Harbour about a 50-minute car drive from Corner Brook and indulge in some great canoeing and kayaking around places like Bottle Cove, Cedar Cove, Seal Island, Governor’s Island, and Wood’s Island. Take advantage of great sea kayaking along the north shore of the scenic Bay of Islands. Keep your eyes open because you just may see some nesting birds along the way!
Hiking? Explore the easy Corner Brook Stream trail which meanders along the Corner Brook stream and through the city. Three Bear Mountain is approximately 1 kilometre long and offers a panoramic view of Corner Brook. Walk up the road to Cook’s Lookout for another spectacular view of Corner Brook. A more difficult hike is the Newfoundland and Labrador section of the International Appalachian Trail. Our adventure travel packages offering spectacular scenery, coastal views, wildlife, and friendly people, this is another must stop while in Corner Brook. Along the way, explore the Codroy Valley, the Lewis Hills, Blow-Me-Down Trails, the Overfalls Trail in Gros Morne National Park, the Devil’s Bite and the French Shore Trail. Enjoy some great recreational fishing along the way as well!
Like small dark spaces? Take an adventure in the Corner Brook caves located just off the TransCanada Highway. About one kilometre long, it is recommended you take a guided tour of the caves. Enjoy large caverns, muddy crawls and often lots of water.
A day or evening on a private charter boat will take your breath away as you explore the scenic Bay of Islands. The Bay of Islands Yacht Club is located a short distance from Corner Brook and is an adventure you should not miss.
For exciting, adrenaline rushing adventures, go zip lining near Marble Mountain Ski hill and savour the beauty of the Humber Valley.
If your adventure travel desires are of the winter kind, then visit the snowbelt area of Newfoundland – Corner Brook. Take in the best downhill skiing east of the Rockies! Ski Marble Mountain and enjoy an après ski drink at the world class ski lodge! Or take off to the Blow Me Down Cross Country Ski Club and enjoy the peaceful, quiet and clean atmosphere of groomed trails. Night skiing your thing? Enjoy approximately 6.5 kilometres of lit cross country trails and/or some of the lower downhill slopes at Marble Mountain. Maybe you prefer to have a strong machine under you as you explore the great outdoors. Rent or bring your own snowmobile and travel on some of the approximately 1200 kilometres of groomed snowmobile trails or drive your snowmobile in wonderful powdered snow.
Some of the best adventures in eastern Canada are to be found right on our doorstep here in Corner Brook. Enjoy!