Located in Canada, the hiking in Newfoundland is known for five fun and beautiful hiking routes. The best Newfoundland hiking based on popularity are considered to be North Rim Traverse, Gros Morne National Park, Long Range Traverse, Center Hill Trail, and Bordeaux Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Newfoundland hiking trail below.
On the western coastline north of Corner Brook, the Gros Morne National Park has 63 miles of hiking trails through rocky outcroppings and brask forest. The North Rim Traverse is an 18 mile trek through artic-alpine barrenlands of the Long Range Mountains occupied by moose and ptarmign.
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 Green Gardens hike is a 10 mile loop meandering along coastal volcanic cliffs and dropping down to explore tidal pools along cobbled beaches.
Northwest of St Johns, the Long Range Traverse is a 22 mile hiking trek through rocky woodlands and boggy wetlands. This semicirclar route can be very difficult to follow due to numerous intersecting trails. But your challenge is rewarded with waterfalls and wildlife including moose and caribou.
Near Sunnyside, the Center Hill Trail is located at the end of the Town of Sunnyside, just east of Goobies Junction. With varying levels of difficulty from easy to moderate, the trail winds through scenic marshes, trout ponds, brooks and a waterfall before rewarding the hiker with a panoramic view from the peak of Center Hill which juts 1,153 feet above sea level.
Near Arnolds Cove, the Bordeaux Trail is a 4km one-way hiking trek with breathtaking scenery. The wildlife enthusiast can catch a glimpse of the abundant seabirds and wildlife that frequent the rugged shoreline. The natural flowers such as the Pitcher Plant & Wild Roses are spectacular along the trail.