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Terra Nova National Park

Glovertown, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2L0, Canada
+1 709-533-2801
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First time - found Sandy Pond & loved it.

It's the first time we opted to explore the area. There was construction so some places were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Queenlisab
,
Winnipeg
via mobile
Vast under-managed campsite

Newman's Sound campsite has over 350 pitches but was self-registration-only when I arrived in May... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matthew S
,
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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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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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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Glovertown, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2L0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's the first time we opted to explore the area. There was construction so some places were closed. We prefer Gros Morne but I'm glad we checked it out. There are some lovely hikes and ponds. We found Sandy Pond and loved it there! They...More

Thank Queenlisab
Reviewed 1 week ago

Newman's Sound campsite has over 350 pitches but was self-registration-only when I arrived in May. Information about where to pitch was poor. Pitch a tent in the wrong place and you'll pay for electricity that you can't use. Large parts of the park were closed...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice for hiking, lots of great trails, but if you wanted to travel to a national park Gros Morne has way more to offer. You will also find some Canada 150 chairs here up at the highest point of the park that you can either...More

Thank Hailee V V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been camping here for 30 years, and now with kids, there are many attractions for kids and the cookhouses on all the sites enable you to get inside when its raining and cook your food on an old woodstove. You have to bring or buy...More

Thank aaronbutt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a 12 hour layover in St. John's and figured we world rent a car to go check out the national park. In all it was worth it, but it would have been better to be better prepare better. Probably it world have been...More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We had a beautiful little baby moose running back and forth in front of us on the trail, playfully. We had kids with us who wanted to pet and play with it. We knew momma moose was around, so tried not to encourage this little...More

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 19 April 2017

There are plenty of trails here to keep you busy (I've come to that park twice), if you want a good hike or walk, to learn somethings about Terra Nova National Park and also they have a visitor center that you should definitely visit to...More

Thank oatografia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My two boy (ages 6 and 8) had a fantastic time hiking and exploring the visitor centre at Terra Nova National Park. After driving in the car for a few hours the whole family needed to stretch their legs. We went hiking on the Sandy...More

3  Thank Lara E
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The park was closed for the season when we were there. I would have thought that you should be able to at least drive through but it seems that between the end of Sept. and Thanksgiving that a lot of things just close. We still...More

1  Thank Ontario88
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We went to the park to do some kikes and really enjoyed the experience. The trails are well kept and lots to keep you busy. Only issue is if staying on East side of park (and not camping in the park) you have to drive...More

Thank DaNLTravellers
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