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A person walks over a frozen body of water on a small wharf with snow covered, towering cliffs of a fjord in the distance.

On the West Coast of the island of Newfoundland, your own private winter wonderland awaits. Here, you can own winter. Snowshoe and ski into the snowy quiet of ancient fjords and forested trails. Snowmobile from the doorstep of your accommodation to the backcountry. And, hit the highest vertical drop in Atlantic Canada at Marble Mountain. We invite you to come find your winter in Western Newfoundland. 

Winter Events Calendar 
Discover all things winter in western Newfoundland — community winter carnivals, scheduled musical performances, live theatre, winter carnivals, artisan workshops, foodie pop ups and more.

People dressed in winter and snowmobile clothes gather around a fire, behind them their snowmobiles are parked.
Three snowmobiles drive down a trail through the snowy trees.
A person skiis through a snowy landscape.
People wearing snowsuits share BBQ skewers off of a large wooden plant outside in the winter.
Two young boys dressed in bright blue winter coats stick out their tongues as they try to catch snowflakes.

Snowmobiling with SnowTrax TV.

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Two people snowshoe along the base of a mountain, orange rocks poke up through the snow.
Three people in ski gear hold their skiis while facing a ski slope and lift.
A family in snow suits walk around a pond in the winter.
Three people sit around a table in a pine ski lodge drinking warm beverages and laughing.
Two friends wearing snow gear sit in an open tent drinking hot beverages from a thermos on a winter day.

Getting to Western Newfoundland

As an island in Atlantic Canada, just getting to Western NL is an off-the-beaten-track adventure. Luckily, there are air and sea options that suit every traveller.

Deer Lake Regional Airport is located in the Humber Valley and Bay of Islands Region. It's a 25-minute drive to Gros Morne National Park and a 30-minute drive to Marble Mountain Resort.

Marine Atlantic ferries arrive on the Southwest Coast in the Town of Channel-Port aux Basques.

Snowmobiles parked in a snowy lot next to wooden cabins.
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