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Worthwhile displays in the Visitor's Center, walk on a forest trail beside the Bay

We stopped at the Visitor’s and Interpretative Center for a break while travelling between Gander... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Vancouver, Canada
Just passing through but visitor's centre was worth visiting

We passed through this park briefly because we were on a mission to get to Rock Harbour. We did... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Deborah K
Toronto, Canada
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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...more
Glovertown, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2L0, Canada
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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

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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

1  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
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We camped at Newman Sound in site 14 for the Labor Day weekend. The campground is beautiful with nice large treed sites. The park itself has lots to see and do. We didn't hike this trip but there are many hiking trails. We went to...More

Thank countdown6
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Stopped by in a rainy day. Visitor center and marine station are definitely worth a visit. Tidal pool is fun (also for adults) and we appreciated the presence of an expert supervising the pool and providing more info. Short information path to the fire towers...More

Thank Ast838
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Stopping at Terra Nova National Park for a hike on the Goodwiddy path was a relaxing break from driving. We were glad that we stopped at the visitors center to speak to a ranger prior to heading out; he was extremely informative, explaining the many...More

Thank Gershwin12
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We camped for three nights in Loop B of the Malady Head campground. I was pleased to see that it was a "generator free loop", which was awesome, but the other loops permit them to be used from 7am to midnight. There was a very...More

2  Thank VStar2005
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Nice park, being upgraded at the moment. Malady Head campground is one of the nicest campgrounds in the country I have ever camped at. Big, private tent sites with lots of trees, nice views overlooking the ocean. New bathrooms and showers, and a very reasonable...More

2  Thank traviscummings10km
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We stayed in Port Blandford on our Globus tour of NL. Prior to checking into our hotel, we stopped at the visitor's centre of Terra Nova National Park and I took a brief (3 km) hike on one of the trails.

Thank RandyRoss
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Initially we’d planned to book-in to the Malady Head campground but on arrival it seemed really claustrophobic with only small cuttings into the trees for vehicle & van/tent. So we decided that before committing we’d take a look at Newman Sound. Glad we did. The...More

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21 March 2018|
Response from June F | Reviewed this property |
You cannot rent sleeping bags and temps in August are usually in the 25celcius range
5 April 2016|
Response from AtlanticKaren |
The otentiks are great! A hybrid cabin and tent that provide a BBQ, mattresses, table/chairs, outside chairs on the deck. You'll need to bring blankets/sleeping bags, pillows, eating and cooking stuff, food, etc. The... More