Gros Morne National Park Canada is a world heritage site located on the west coast of Newfoundland. It is the second largest national park in Atlantic Canada have area of 697 square miles. Gros Morne National Park Canada is a UNESCO Heritage Site, which is shaped by colliding continents and grinding glaciers. This famous park is full of soaring fjords and mountains tower above a diverse panorama of beaches, bogs, forests and barren cliffs. Apart from natural beauty this park is full with rich flora and fauna.
How to get there?
Deer Lake Regional Airport is 35 km from the southern park boundary. The airport is served by direct daily flights from Montreal (May–October), Toronto, Halifax, and St. John’s. Deer Lake airport serves the west coast of Newfoundland, while St. John’s International Airport (YYT) serves the east coast of Newfoundland. Intra-provincial flights are available between Deer Lake and St. John’s. Several major car rental agencies operate out of the Deer Lake airport. Moreover Bus services are also available, which provide transportation from the town of Deer Lake to Gros Morne.
If driving from the Canadian mainland, the shortest way to Gros Morne is via the ferry service between North Sydney, Nova Scotia, and Port aux Basques, Newfoundland. It is 300 km from Port aux Basques to the southern park boundary, about a four hour drive. Besides Marine Atlantic operates ferries year-round between North Sydney, Nova Scotia, and Port aux Basques on Newfoundland’s southwest coast. Ferry service between North Sydney and Argentia, on Newfoundland’s east coast, is offered from mid-June to late September. The crossing time from North Sydney to Port aux Basques is approximately 6 hours, and 11 hours from North Sydney to Argentia. For advance booking, detail about prices and reservation visit the official website of Marine Atlantic.
Activities and things to do in Gros Morne National Park Canada
Gros Morne National Park is a huge place, which is full of natural scenery and numerous tourist spots. Besides from natural beauty this famous spot offer numerous tourist activities. This park is a never-ending series of wonders and delights, and a demonstration of the spectacularly raw and enigmatic beauty of the physical world. Following are the list of all activities which tourist can enjoy during their memorable trip.
Tours and programs Hiking Stay overnight Kayaking Geocaching Ski touring Ice skating Picnicking
Museum Animal watching Camping oTENTik
Cycling Mountain climbing Snowshoeing Tobogganing Swimming Boating Golf Photography Restaurant or café Boat tour Backcountry camping Bird watching Mountain biking Cross country skiing Ice climbing Dog walking
Kite surfing Mooring Lookout Stargazing
For information about entry fees, camping expenses and different packages check out here.
Where to Stay
There are numerous hotels, B&B and Inns with flexible budget and good quality. Recommended place of stay at Rocky Harbour is Gros Morne Suites. Similarly for more places of your choice of stay, check out here. Also you can check out list of some quality restaurants according to your choice here. Camping is also an option if you are interested. For online reservation and complete information about pricing and facilities of camping visit oTENTik.
Website: For complete information of every activities, visit the official website of Gros Morne National Park Canada.