Snowshoeing/Hiking

For those people who like to snowshoe/hike in a more challenging setting, both Labrador City and Wabush offer extended walking trails that can be accessed throughout the winter months. 

Jean Lake Walking Trail, Wabush - A 5km trail around beautiful Jean Lake incorporates two bridges, rest areas and board walks.  This trail is partially groomed during winter months making it ideal for snowshoeing and hiking.

Tanya Lake Walking Trail, Labrador City - a 3km trail around picturesque Tanya Lake is popular with local residents and visitors.  This trail is also partially groomed in winter and has interpretive signage, boardwalks and rest areas making it ideal for both snowshoeing and hiking.

Menihek Interpretive Trail, Labrador City - The Menihek Interpretive Trail incorporates the first 5 kms of the Menihek Nordic Trails designed by the world renown American ski racer Bill Koch.  There are 28 Interpretive signs along the trail focusing on the flora and fauna, insects, birds and animals. To really enjoy the ecology of Labrador West, come try the Menihek Interpretive Hiking Trails.  This along with the other 35km of groomed Ski Trails can be used for hiking and snowshoeing with the purchase of a trail pass at the Menihek Nordic Ski Club.

Read more about the trails around Labrador West

Gateway Labrador

1365 Route 500

Nichols-Adam Highway

P.O. Box 18

Labrador City, NL

A2V 2K3

Tel:  (709) 944-5399

 

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Organizations in Labrador West that have partnered with Gateway Labrador.
 
The Labrador Flag - a permanent declaration of the unique identity of the people of Labrador and their common heritage.
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•  Labrador West Heritage Society, Height of Land Branch

 •  Labrador West Website

•  Aboriginal Service Center