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 Not Maintained 21-12-2020: Insufficient or no snow;  
Moderate Visitor Centre Ski Trails: Moose Not Maintained 21-12-2020: Insufficient or no snow;  
Easy Visitor Centre Ski Trails: Chickadee Not Maintained 21-12-2020: Insufficient or no snow;  
Easy Visitor Centre Ski Trails: Fox Not Maintained 21-12-2020: Insufficient or no snow;  
Easy Visitor Centre Ski Trails: Lynx Not Maintained 21-12-2020: Insufficient or no snow;  
Easy Visitor Centre Ski Trails: Squirrel Not Maintained 21-12-2020: Insufficient or no snow;  
Easy Wigwam Pond to Stuckless Pond Not Maintained 21-12-2020: Insufficient or no snow; Caution: area open for moose hunting;  
Easy Shallow Bay Not Maintained 21-12-2020: Insufficient or no snow; Trail details

Gros Morne National Park - North

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Old Mail Road Trail Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Trail details
Easy Steve's Trail Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Trail details
Most Difficult Snug Harbour Trail Not recommended. 28-10-2020: 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; Caution: area open for moose hunting; Trail details
Easy Western Brook Pond Trail: Main Trail Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Caution: area open for moose hunting; Trail details
Easy Western Brook Pond Trail: Scenic Loop Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Caution: area open for moose hunting; Trail details

Gros Morne National Park - Central

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Coastal Trail Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Trail details
Easy Berry Head Pond Trail: Wheelchair Accessible Section Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Caution: area open for moose hunting; Trail details
Easy Berry Head Pond Trail: Full Loop Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Caution: area open for moose hunting; Trail details
Moderate Berry Hill Pond Trail Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Road access closed; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Caution: area open for moose hunting; Trail details
Moderate Berry Hill Trail Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Road access closed; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Caution: area open for moose hunting; Trail details
Moderate Baker's Brook Falls Trail: Baker's Brook Falls Trail Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Road access closed; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Caution: area open for moose hunting; Trail details
Easy Baker's Brook Falls Trail: Little Pond Loop Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Road access closed; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Caution: area open for moose hunting;  
Easy Mattie Mitchell Trail Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Trail details
Difficult Gros Morne Mountain : Trailhead to base of Gros Morne Mtn Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Trail details
Most Difficult Gros Morne Mountain : The Summit Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Snow covered; Sections of deep snow; Icy sections; Avalanche risk, use caution; Route finding may be necessary; Recommended for experienced hikers only; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Trail details

Gros Morne National Park - Southeast

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Southeast Brook Falls Trail Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Caution: area open for moose hunting; Trail details
Moderate Lomond River Trail Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Caution: area open for moose hunting; Trail details
Moderate Stuckless Pond Trail Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Caution: area open for moose hunting; Trail details
Moderate Stanleyville Trail Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Road access closed; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Caution: area open for moose hunting; Trail details

Gros Morne National Park - South

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Moderate Green Gardens Trail Closed for the season. 28-10-2020: Construction work in progress; Trail details
Moderate Lookout Trail Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Caution: area open for moose hunting; Trail details
Easy Tablelands Trail Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Caution: area open for moose hunting; Trail details
Moderate Trout River Pond Trail Winter conditions. 21-12-2020: No winter maintenance; Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others; Caution: area open for moose hunting; Trail details