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!

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

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