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Gros Morne National Park is on the Northern Peninsula, and is accessible from the #1 Trans-Canada Highway exit at Deer Lake, via Highway 430.

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Gros Morne National Park
P.O. Box 130
Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland, A0K 4N0
(709) 458-2417 fax: (709) 458-2162

Gros Morne National Park has recieved world-wide recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its geological wonders and awe-inspiring fjords. Recreational opportunities include front and back country camping, hiking, nature study, photography, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and boat touring.
From Jan 01 - Dec 31

Attractions

Cow Head Lighthouse
Cow Head Town Council
Cow Head, Newfoundland, A0K 2A0
(709) 243-2446 fax: (709) 243-2590
Built in 1905 of cast iron. Up until 1931 the light, a kerosene lamp, required constant tending. Propane later replaced the kerosene lamp and the lighthouse remained in operation until 1979.
From Jan 01 - Dec 31


Dr. Henry N. Payne Community Museum
P.O. Box 212
Cow Head, Newfoundland, A0K 2A0
(709) 243-2023 fax: (709) 243-2622
The artifacts depict the rich cultural heritage through theme exhibits of this small outport community, once part of the French Shore and settled in 1816. Ground floor wheelchair accessible.
From Jun 30 - Aug 31


Green Point Trail
An easy 1.5-2 hour, 6 km trail from Green Point campground on Route 430 or a small parking lot north of Baker's Brook Bridge. It follows the old mail road along a beach, small ponds and coastal tuckamore.
From May 15 - Oct 31


Gros Morne Attractions Fun Park
c/o Walter Nicolle
Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland, A0K 4N0
(709) 458-2360 fax: (709) 458-2826
Water rides, canoeing, pedal boats, 18-hole mini-golf course, sea-doos, go-carts, kiddies' train ride.
From Jun 24 - Sep 04


Old Mail Road Trail
An easy 1.5-2 hour, 4 km walk between the sand dunes and the campground at Shallow Bay. Leave from the day use area. Wonderful dappled light and access to sandy beach.
From Jun 15 - Sep 15


Studio Gargamelle & Museum Of Whales & Things
P.O. Box 264
Port au Choix, Newfoundland, A0K 4C0
(709) 861-3280
Museum offers 46ft sperm whale skeleton exhibit with other things of interest. Also Newfoundland craft & folk/lath art (3-D Wooden Pictures). Second building on right at entrance to town.
From Jun 01 - Oct 01


St. Patrick's Church
c/o Yvonne Lee
Woody Point, Newfoundland, A0K 1P0
(709) 453-2453 fax: (709) 243-2886
The oldest church in the Bay St. George's Diocese (1875). This impressive wooden structure features a high hand-carved ceiling, original furnishings and artifacts. Interpretive guides and guided tours available.
From Jul 01 - Sep 01


Woody Point Heritage Theatre And Museum
Box 196
Woody Point, Newfoundland, A0K 1P0
(709) 453-2304
Live traditional music and comedy, also local theatre. Building was former L.O.L. Hall built in 1908. Museum will be on upper floor and the pictures and artifacts will depict rich history of Bonne Bay area.
From Jun 01 - Sep 30


Tours & Adventures

Gros Morne Adventures
P.O. Box 275
Norris Point, Newfoundland, A0K 3V0
(709) 458-2722, tollfree: 1-800-685-4624 fax: (709) 458-2722
Guided hiking, sea kayaking and ski touring adventures exploring Gros Morne National Park and the Viking Trail. Join our experienced naturalist guides on one day to week-long adventures.
From Jan 01 - Dec 31


Seal Island Boat Tours
P.O. Box 18
St. Pauls, Newfoundland, A0K 4Y0
(709) 243-2278 fax: (709) 243-2278
Scenic boat tour around St. Pauls Inlet in Gros Morne National Park. Enjoy harbour seals in their natural habitat, majestic fiords and beautiful waterfalls. Moose, caribou, terns, & bald eagles are common.
From May 24 - Oct 30


Rhino Kayaking
General Delivery
Cow Head, Newfoundland, A0K 2A0
(709) 243-2442 fax: (709) 243-2816
Come experience the other side of Gros Morne. Sea kayak along white sand beaches and view colonies of sea birds as you learn about the local ecology, geology and history. Guided tours and rentals available.
From Jun 01 - Sep 15


Tableland Boat Tours
P.O. Box 108
Trout River, Newfoundland, A0K 5P0
(709) 451-2101 fax: (709) 451-3241
Cruise Trout River Pond, a land-locked fjord in Gros Morne National Park. View the Tablelands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wheelchair accessible. Boat dock close to parking lot.
From Jun 15 - Sep 15

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