Best Mountain Biking in Newfoundland and Labrador

This list represents the most popular mountain biking in Newfoundland and Labrador. Use this list to plan your next Newfoundland and Labrador mountain biking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Kenmount Hill


The trail head is located in Mount Pearl, just west of St. John's. This ride at Kenmount Hill traverses advanced singletrack that has been developed by a dedicated group of riders in St. John's. The…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada"
St. John's, NL - Mountain Biking - 4.5 miles Best Trail in nl - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#2. Torbay Coast


The ride is located on the Avalon Peninsula, a half-hour northwest of St. John's. The ride to Flatrock from Torbay is a 6-mile out-and-back trip with the option to form a loop by returning on the pave…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada"
Torbay, NL - Mountain Biking - 6 miles Best Trail in nl - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#3. Petty Harbour


The trail is located in the vicinity of St. John's, the trailhead is just minutes outside downtown. The ride descends from the trailhead to the community of Petty Harbor along a 10-mile road ideal for…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada"
St. John's, NL - Mountain Biking - 10 miles Best Trail in nl - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#4. Pippy Park


The ride is located in the city of St. John's, on the Avalon Peninsula. For riders, one of the best ways to tour the park is along the race circuit, a 5-mile loop that follows both single and doubletr…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada"
St. John's, NL - Mountain Biking - 5 miles Best Trail in nl - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#5. South Side Hills


The South Side Hills are just south of downtown St. John's, rising up from the water above St. John's Harbor. The South Side Hills create a high ridge overlooking the city of St. John's and its harbo…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada"
St. John's, NL - Mountain Biking - 3.5 miles Best Trail in nl - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#6. Pouch Cove


Pouch Cove is less than one hour north of St. John's, on the Avalon Peninsula. This ride covers a total of 13.7 miles, beginning with a 7.5-mile loop around the community of Pouch Cove and ending with…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada"
Pouch Cove, NL - Mountain Biking - 13.7 miles Best Trail in nl - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#7. Shoal Bay


This ride is located near Goulds, on the southeast shore of St. John's city limits. The ride down to shoal Bay is a popular one, and for good reason. Within relatively close proximity to St. John's,…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada"
Goulds, NL - Mountain Biking - 9 miles Best Trail in nl - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#8. Marble Mountain Summit Trail


The ride is located just 5 minutes east of Corner Brook, off the Trans-Canada Highway. The 5-mile combination winds up the eastern edge of Marble Mountain and returns riders down its front face on a…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada"
Corner Brook, NL - Mountain Biking - 5 miles Best Trail in nl - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#9. Lady Slipper Road - 12-Mile Dam


The ride is located a few minutes west of Corner Brook, off the Trans-Canada Highway. Lady Slipper Road and 12-Mile Dam are logging roads that form a popular loop through the heavily forested hills th…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada"
Corner Brook, NL - Mountain Biking - 12 miles Best Trail in nl - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#10. Freshwater Bay


The trail is located south of St. John's, in the vicinity of Shea Heights, along the road to Cape Spear. The trip to Freshwater Bay offers an extended downhill with a few heart-stopping hazards to spi…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada"
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#11. Trailway Provincial Park: Gander


Gander is located in central Newfoundland, less than 50 miles west of Terra Nova National Park, and roughly the same distance east of Grand Falls. The ride begins on the trail in downtown Gander and h…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada"
Gander, NL - Mountain Biking - 12.4 miles Best Trail in nl - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#12. Come By Chance


Come By Chance is situated on the western edge of the Avalon Peninsula, less than 100 miles west of St. John's. The race circuit in the town of Come By Chance is proof that mountain bikers exist every…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada"
Come By Chance, NL - Mountain Biking - 5 miles Best Trail in nl - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#13. Dunphy's Pond


This trail is located in Terra Nova National Park between Gander and Clarenville on the Trans-Canada Highway. Dunphy's Pond is the largest lake in Terra Nova National Park, and this ride follows one o…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada"
Glovertown, NL - Mountain Biking - 6 miles Best Trail in nl - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#14. Stephenville


Stephenville is located 48 miles southwest of Corner Brook. The race circuit is an 6.7-mile loop that is extended to a 8.7-mile loop with a side trip to a viewpoint overlooking Stephenville and St. G…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada"
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#15. Pinchgut Lake


The trail is located west of Corner Brook, off of the Trans-Canada Highway. The route is a 16.8-mile out-and-back that wanders somewhere close to Pinchgut Lake. Following a series of active and former…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada"
Corner Brook, NL - Mountain Biking - 16.8 miles Best Trail in nl - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#16. Clarenville


Clarenville is the access town to the Bonavista Peninsula, nestled against a backdrop of low mountains and looking out across Random Island toward Trinity Bay. This 15-mile combination ride climbs to…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada"
Clarenville, NL - Mountain Biking - 15 miles Best Trail in nl - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#17. Trailway Provincial Park; Cape Ray


You will be riding between Channel-Port-aux-Basques and Cape Ray, on the southern tip of the west side of Newfoundland. This ride to Cape Ray follows the right-of-way of the old Canadian National Rail…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada"
Channel-Port-aux-Basques, NL - Mountain Biking - 24 miles Best Trail in nl - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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