7 Things to Do in Corner Brook Newfoundland

No trip to Newfoundland is complete without a visit to the Western side, where you’ll find the beautiful town of Corner Brook with its 20,000 residents, and lots to see and do in the area.

Here are 7 things you can do during your visit!

Try Zip Lining at Marble Mountain

Marble Mountain, one of Newfoundland’s fantastic ski hills, operates a thrilling zip line year-round! Take in stunning views with a rush of adrenaline on 9 different lines, which are up to 2000ft long and 285ft high! While you’re there, check out their awesome Spider Challenge!

 

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Swim at Margaret Bowater Park

The sectioned off stream has a deeper area along with a shallow area for children, complete with lifeguards and change room facilities and food during the summer. There are also trails, a playground area, and you may even see some live music if you visit at the right time!

 

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Cool Off with Ice Cream from Fox’s General Store

Fox’s General Store Ice Cream is no ordinary ice cream, in fact it made our list of 5 Must-Try Ice Cream Shops in Newfoundland! Don’t pass up your chance to give it a try.

 

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Visit the Railway Society of Newfoundland Historic Train Site

See beautifully restored rail cars from when a railway operated in Newfoundland many years ago. It’s a great way to spend an hour. Admission for kids is free and a few dollars for adults!

 

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Try Local Beer at Bootleg Brew Co

Bootleg Brew Co is one of the many great craft breweries on the island. Drop by their tap room in Corner Brook for a taste or take some to go.

 

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Take in the View from Blow-Me-Down Mountains

This will be more of an interest to seasoned hikers and walkers, but the view is a great pay-off! Check out this site for details on the trails and how to find them.

 

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Learn About the Area’s History & Culture at the Museum & Archives

Located in one of Corner Brook’s oldest buildings, stop by the museum to view a collection of natural, cultural, and social histories. Check out their website for more.

 

Featured Image by Rob Schmidt – originally posted to Flickr as Corner Brook from above, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=6068477