Exciting, Enticing Things to Do and See on Newfoundland’s West Coast
Looking to visit one of the friendliest places in Canada, maybe even in the world? Well, you will find this in Newfoundland, known as one of the top ten friendliest cultures in the world. People may be surprised at the variety of things to do in Newfoundland, things that involve the great outdoors. When deciding on places to visit in Newfoundland, choosing from the many communities nestled in bays and coves along the 29,000 kms of coastline can make your decision a little difficult. But if you are an outdoor enthusiast, and are looking for a unique and memorable travel experience, then limiting your search to the west coast of Newfoundland may be a good idea.
As one of the great places to visit in Newfoundland, Corner Brook, and the beautiful Humber Valley, is the site of great recreation and adventure. No matter the season, you will find lots of activities to fill your time!
If you’re perhaps craving a good hike, stay in the city of Corner Brook and hike the Corner Brook Stream Trail. At this time of the year, you will fall in love with the color bursting around you. If you travel a short distance from Corner Brook, you can do part of the Appalachian Trail starting from Wild Cove Pond or Humber Village, and walk the easy Tippings Pond trail in Massey
One of the exciting things to do in Newfoundland is enjoying the ocean. You can enjoy sailing at the Bay of Islands Yacht Club, and take a trip on one of the charter boats at the club! Do some trout and/or salmon fishing in the pristine lakes and rivers.
Looking for challenging and adrenaline pumping things to do in Newfoundland? Ten minutes outside Corner Brook, you can find the Marble Mountain ski hill, where two thrilling experiences await you. If you enjoy the feeling of flying, 300 feet in the air, then you need to go zip lining over the Steady Brook falls. Pluck up your nerve and climb fifty feet in the air on a high ropes course located at the base of Marble Mountain. This Spider Challenge will test your courage and challenge you to climb higher.
In winter, you will find great downhill skiing at Marble Mountain, and cross-country skiing at Blow Me Down Cross Country Ski Club. Snowmobiling is one of the fun things to do in Newfoundland
and Corner Brook offers some of the best trails on the island – really right in your backyard!
Wherever you go in and around Corner Brook, take your camera because you can be guaranteed you will find a spectacular scene around every corner.