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Good starting point

They have washrooms, a cafe, a gift shop, great views and lookouts, a kids learning room, and a... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
twistedtippy
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Toronto, Canada
Great place to learn about the Park...

The Discovery Center is in Woody Point...not far from Rocky Harbour and Norris Point in a straight... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
kevincB7336QU
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Bedford, Canada
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Gros Morne national Park, Woody Point, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

They have washrooms, a cafe, a gift shop, great views and lookouts, a kids learning room, and a museum/info room. Staff greet you at the door and are full of information and tips.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

The Discovery Center is in Woody Point...not far from Rocky Harbour and Norris Point in a straight line, but almost 1 hour by car as you drive around Bonne Bay...but worth the visit. It is just around the bend from the Tablelands and Green Garden...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kevincB7336QU
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We were advised to stop in before going out on any hikes, the Center is fairly new and has loads of information available and personnel to help out. The 3D map helps to understand the area. The displays are all very informative and the many...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank raydecloux
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Title says it...informative and interactive displays. Found the 'story book table' well done and fascinating to read. Wish I could have taken it home to re-read at leisure. The entrance/exit to the Discovery center is a bit hairy, but well-worth the adventure. Didn't do the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This new centre is fantastic. It has a video of the area and a walking exhibit to describe the geography plus a small cafe. If you need a stop out of the rain or just want some information...stop here!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank k t
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This centre was one of the most interesting and well thought out tourist centre I have ever visited. the staff were very knowledgeable and took the time to answer your questions. They have first class displays of art, local nature displays and guided walks in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jim D
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We stopped here to pick up passports for the Parks Canada Gros Morne Geocaching Challenge. The staff were very helpful, would highly recommend stopping in for information. There is a gift shop and cafe as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marie121668
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

The Centre is a good place to learn about the Tablelands and history of the earth's mantle, shifting of the continents, etc. Unfortunately, their aren't very many displays geared for children and we spent less than hour before we'd had enough.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ScottM441
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We stopped at the Discovery Center on our way to the Tablelands trail. It is a clean center and showcases the geology of the area very well. We purchased homemade sandwiches at the cafe. Clean washrooms available. We missed the guided tour of the Tablelands...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 28 July 2018

great place to discovery what Gros Morne National Park has to offer and know the challenge of the hikes.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rose B
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Marie121668
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Yes, you can pick up a Passport at any park facility. There are some guidelines for geocaching in National Parks available on the National Parks website. In National Parks no caches will be buried or off trail and it is not... More
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