North Rim Traverse For Mountain Biking

The 2nd most popular mountain bike trail in Newfoundland.

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On the western coastline north of Corner Brook, the Gros Morne National Park has 63 miles of trails through rocky outcroppings and brask forest. The North Rim Traverse is an 18 mile mountain bike trek through artic-alpine barrenlands occupied by moose and ptarmign. The island is peppered with parks but the geology is an extension of Applachians. Rocky granite. Check out the primitive road between Goose Bay and Esker via Church Falls, and also trails in Terra Nova National Park.

Overall, North Rim Traverse is the 2nd most popular mountain bike trail of all 4 mountain biking rides in Newfoundland.

North Rim Traverse Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  GMNP (709) 458-2417; Dept of Tourism (709) 637-2280; Newfoundland Tourism (800) 565-2627; East Coast Trail Assoc. (709) 747-9660; Great Out Tours Company (709) 639-9987; Bicycle NF (709) 576-2453. GMNP Trail Guide.

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada" from Sarah Hale

Best Season:  Jul. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Prescott Inn, St. Johns (709) 753-7733

Luxury Loding:  Tuckamore Wilderness Lodge (709) 865-6361 (ask for Suite); Strawberry Hill Resort (709) 754-1174

GPS:  49.646, -57.789

Date Published:  1/4/2016

Date Updated:  7/20/2016

ID:  5449

North Rim Traverse Mountain Biking Map


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