Trail conditions at Gros Morne National Park

Whether you’re out for a leisurely hike or a longer adventure, make your trip a safe one by checking the latest conditions. Remember, you are responsible for your own safety. Select a trip that best suits your party’s abilities and experience, interests, equipment and the time you have available.

Be Prepared

  • Check the weather – be prepared for changes.
  • Bring water, food, a headlamp and extra clothes.
  • Tell somebody where you are going, when you will be back, and who to call if you do not return.
  • Cell phone coverage is unreliable throughout the park.
  • Hiking poles are helpful on steep and rugged terrain.

COVID-19

  • Keep a healthy space of 2 metres between you and others.
  • Be extra cautious when engaging in any activities to avoid injury and/or getting lost to help minimize the demands placed on emergency response, search and rescue teams, and on the health care system.
  • Bring your own COVID-19 hygiene safety kit: hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, and reusable mask.

Whether you’re out for a leisurely hike or a longer adventure, make your trip a safe one by checking the latest conditions. 

Cross-country Ski Trails

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Moderate Visitor Centre Ski Trails: Owl Closed for the season. 12-04-2021: Insufficient or no snow; Grooming for cross country skiing has ended for the season.;  
Moderate Visitor Centre Ski Trails: Moose Closed for the season. 12-04-2021: Insufficient or no snow; Grooming for cross country skiing has ended for the season.;  
Easy Visitor Centre Ski Trails: Chickadee Closed for the season. 12-04-2021: Insufficient or no snow; Grooming for cross country skiing has ended for the season.;  
Easy Visitor Centre Ski Trails: Fox Closed for the season. 12-04-2021: Insufficient or no snow; Grooming for cross country skiing has ended for the season.;  
Easy Visitor Centre Ski Trails: Lynx Closed for the season. 12-04-2021: Insufficient or no snow; Grooming for cross country skiing has ended for the season.;  
Easy Visitor Centre Ski Trails: Squirrel Closed for the season. 12-04-2021: Insufficient or no snow; Grooming for cross country skiing has ended for the season.;  
Easy Wigwam Pond to Stuckless Pond Closed for the season. 12-04-2021: Insufficient or no snow; Grooming for cross country skiing has ended for the season.;  
Easy Shallow Bay Closed for the season. 12-04-2021: Insufficient or no snow; Grooming for cross country skiing has ended for the season.; Trail details

Gros Morne National Park - North

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Old Mail Road Trail Unknown conditions. 12-04-2021: Early season conditions; Not yet maintained; Use caution; Trail details
Easy Steve's Trail Unknown conditions. 12-04-2021: Early season conditions; Not yet maintained; Use caution; Trail details
Most Difficult Snug Harbour Trail Not recommended. 05-02-2021: Unmaintained trail; Recommended for experienced hikers only; Route finding may be necessary; Trail overgrown with vegetation; Wet and muddy sections; Be careful fording rivers and streams; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Trail details
Easy Western Brook Pond Trail: Main Trail Fair. 06-04-2021: Not yet maintained; Snow patches; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Trail details
Easy Western Brook Pond Trail: Scenic Loop Unknown conditions. 12-04-2021: Early season conditions; Not yet maintained; Use caution; Trail details

Gros Morne National Park - Central

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Coastal Trail Unknown conditions. 12-04-2021: Early season conditions; Not yet maintained; Use caution; Trail details
Easy Berry Head Pond Trail: Wheelchair Accessible Section Fair. 06-04-2021: Not yet maintained; Snow covered sections; Wet and muddy sections; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Trail details
Easy Berry Head Pond Trail: Full Loop Fair. 06-04-2021: Not yet maintained; Snow covered sections; Wet and muddy sections; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Trail details
Moderate Berry Hill Pond Trail Unknown conditions. 12-04-2021: Early season conditions; Not yet maintained; Use caution; Trail details
Moderate Berry Hill Trail Unknown conditions. 12-04-2021: Early season conditions; Not yet maintained; Use caution; Trail details
Moderate Baker's Brook Falls Trail: Baker's Brook Falls Trail Unknown conditions. 12-04-2021: Early season conditions; Not yet maintained; Use caution; Trail details
Easy Baker's Brook Falls Trail: Little Pond Loop Unknown conditions. 12-04-2021: Early season conditions; Not yet maintained; Use caution;  
Easy Mattie Mitchell Trail Unknown conditions. 12-04-2021: Early season conditions; Not yet maintained; Use caution; Trail details
Difficult Gros Morne Mountain : Trailhead to base of Gros Morne Mtn Fair. 12-04-2021: Not yet maintained; Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Most Difficult Gros Morne Mountain : The Summit Not recommended. 12-04-2021: Snow at high elevation ; Snow covered sections; Steep snow slopes ; Route finding may be necessary; Icy sections; Avalanche terrain; Not yet maintained; Trail details

Gros Morne National Park - Southeast

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Southeast Brook Falls Trail Unknown conditions. 12-04-2021: Early season conditions; Not yet maintained; Use caution; Trail details
Moderate Lomond River Trail Unknown conditions. 12-04-2021: Early season conditions; Not yet maintained; Use caution; Trail details
Moderate Stuckless Pond Trail Unknown conditions. 12-04-2021: Early season conditions; Not yet maintained; Use caution; Trail details
Moderate Stanleyville Trail Unknown conditions. 12-04-2021: Early season conditions; Not yet maintained; Use caution; Trail details

Gros Morne National Park - South

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Moderate Green Gardens Trail Unknown conditions. 12-04-2021: Early season conditions; Not yet maintained; Use caution; Trail details
Moderate Lookout Trail Unknown conditions. 12-04-2021: Not yet maintained; Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Easy Tablelands Trail Unknown conditions. 12-04-2021: Early season conditions; Not yet maintained; Use caution; Trail details
Moderate Trout River Pond Trail Unknown conditions. 12-04-2021: Early season conditions; Not yet maintained; Use caution; Trail details