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Terra Nova National Park

Glovertown, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2L0, Canada
+1 709-533-2801
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Great for Hiking and Boat Tours

Make sure you visit the Visitor Centre; there is a touch pool where you can see and touch some of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cliff J
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London, United Kingdom
Gorgeous provincial park

We enjoyed two marvelous days here. Hot showers, "foul weather" kitchen, reasonably priced washer... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
dcr1837
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Terra Nova National Park is a place where long fingers of the North Atlantic Ocean touch the island boreal forest of Eastern Newfoundland. Rocky headlands provide shelter from the awesome power of the open ocean. The landscape of the park varies from the rugged cliffs and sheltered inlets of the coastal region to the rolling forested hills, bogs and ponds of the inland. Cultural history abounds in the remnants of sawmills and past human cultures.
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  • Very good56%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“touch tank” (14 reviews)
“coastal trail” (4 reviews)
“gros morne” (4 reviews)
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Glovertown, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2L0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Make sure you visit the Visitor Centre; there is a touch pool where you can see and touch some of the wildlife from the surrounding sea (starfish, crabs etc. Information as well as maps are available of hikes in the area from the Parks Canada...More

Thank Cliff J
Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed two marvelous days here. Hot showers, "foul weather" kitchen, reasonably priced washer and dryer. We enjoyed the 6 km coastal hike and the information center near Salton's. Campsite was terrific. Bathroom/shower facility was cleaned daily. Friendly, informative staff. We saw osprey, signs of...More

Thank dcr1837
Reviewed 1 week ago

great place for family visit with active kids, try sea kayaking, hiking, pick up wild berries on the way, so much fun!

Thank Feng L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

but the travellers centre was closed when we stopped in. Bit disappointing but again later in the season so I guess they were only open on the weekends. Regardless, the park itself was beautiful.

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just passing through and decided to stretch our legs and have lunch in the Sandy Pod area. We also visited the Visitor's Center and walked around a bit there. We enjoyed our time, it was quiet and calm depite being SO CLOSE to...More

Thank MTLcyclebuff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

many options available for walking trails -- check with the visitors Centre -- short 15 min trail to all day ones nearby -- if you enjoy trail walking -- you should check it out

Thank James G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terra Nova is a National Park located in eastern Newfoundland on the TransCanada. I stopped here in September on a return trip to Newfoundland to see things I missed this summer. The park is very big and a visit requires planning to help maximize your...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This park offers a lot. We stopped at the visitor's center, drove through the park, and walked a short trail. We should have scheduled more time for the park. The sea coast is lovely and the hills and trees and very nice. We loved the...More

Thank CKT808
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We stopped at the Visitor’s and Interpretative Center for a break while travelling between Gander and Twillingate. It was not far off the highway (1 km) so a convenient stop to use the washroom, stretch our legs by walking a short distance on a trail...More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We passed through this park briefly because we were on a mission to get to Rock Harbour. We did check out the visitor centre to see the displays and play in the interactive touch pool. The views even from the visitor centre were lovely so...More

Thank Deborah K
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