Gros Morne National Park Cross Country Skiing

The MOST popular XC Ski in Newfoundland.

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On the western coastline north of Corner Brook, the Gros Morne National Park has 30 km of groomed cross country ski trails scattered in five areas with several warming huts. The Bakers Brook Hut is easily accessed for beginners while the Tablelands hut is more remote (8km) The North Rim Traverse is an 18 mile 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. Ready for Cat Skiing -- Try the Blomidon Mountains and call Strawberry Hill Resort for info and rentals.

Overall, Gros Morne National Park is the 1st most popular cross country ski area of all 3 Nordic ski destinations in Newfoundland.

Gros Morne National Park Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  GMNP (709) 458-2066 or 258-2417; Newfoundland Tourism (800) 565-2627; Gros Morne Adventures (709) 458-2722; East Coast Trail Assoc. (709) 747-9660; Great Out Tours Company (709) 639-9987; GMNP Trail Guide.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

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:  12/25/2015

Date Updated:  7/7/2016

ID:  7104

Gros Morne National Park Cross Country Skiing Map