regional trails

cormack loop trail

From Clarenville, the 78 km Cormack Trail loop takes you along the Bonavista branch of the former NL railway, along the shores of Smith Sound through Georges Brook/Milton to Lethbridge. From there, the trail heads inland along Sexton’s Road to intersect with the Trans-Canada Highway and the T’railway at Thorburn Lake.

Distance: 77.2 kilometers
Duration: 3 hours, 25 minutes
Minimum Elevation: 8 feet
Maximum Elevation: 609 feet
Total climb: 1570 feet
Total descent: 1542 feet

Southwest River Falls

The Southwest river flows from through a valley west of Thorburn Lake and empties into the sea at Port Blandford. The Southwest River Falls is a hidden gem that is located approximately 8 km up from the river’s mouth. You can hike to the falls starting at the Labrador Island Link Power Line (LIL) near Thorburn Lake.

From Thorburn Lake
Distance: 3.8 kilometers
Duration: 46 minutes and 37 seconds
Minimum Elevation: 194 feet
Maximum Elevation: 349 feet
Total climb: 164 feet
Total descent: 217 feet

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The Town of Clarenville & Discovery Trail Association 

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