Nestled alongside the beautiful Southwest Miramichi River, the village of Blackville is conveniently situated in close proximity to several major centers in the province of New Brunswick.


By Land:

The Trans-Canada Highway crosses Newfoundland west to east from Port aux Basques to St. John’s. Clarenville is conveniently situated on the Trans Canada Highway and is the centre of a vast network of transportation routes.

Town/City Time Hours Distance (km/miles)
St. John’s 2 180 km / 112 miles
Gander 1.5 149 km / 93 miles
Argentia 1.5 135 km / 84 miles
Port Aux Basques 8 643 km / 400 miles

By Air:

Clarenville is located in close proximity to two international airports, Gander International Airport to the west and St. John’s International Airport to the east. Both airports can be reached via the Trans Canada Highway, with driving times of two hours or less.

By Train



If an outdoor lifestyle is what you crave, Clarenville is the place to be.  With temperate weather conditions and considerable sunshine relative to the rest of the island portion of the province, Clarenville’s climate suits an outdoor lifestyle.


Annual precipitation reaches 125 cm, while snowfall accumulation averages between 185 to 250 cm. Temperatures range from 15 to 20 degrees Celsius during the summer and -7 to -5 degrees Celsius during the winter.


Our topography is gentle but rugged, a combination of wilderness and easy access. We’re located at the most westerly end of an in-drift called Random Sound, which is the deepest and most sheltered, ice-free port on Newfoundland’s east coast.