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Salmonier Nature Park

P.O. Box 190 | Holyrood, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 2R0, Canada
709-229-7189
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Conception Bay South, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Every year since I was a child I've gone to the nature park. I love seeing the animals. I love the idea behind their rehabilitation program. But it's the beauty of the nature walk. This day I was there on a cool day late in the afternoon, and it was the most peaceful, relaxing walk. I recommend going to the... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The Salmonberry park was about 40 minutes outside of St. John's and well worth the drive. The center rehabilitates many different types of animals native to Newfoundland and Labrador, and allows visitors to get up close with many of them. The main attraction is a 1-2km boardwalk hike that takes you through enclosures containing snowy owls, caribou, bald eagles, osprey,... More

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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The boardwalk provides a really nice walk through the scenic park seeing Newfoundland wildlife fairly up close. The wildlife they have are ones that have been found injured and now looked after at the park. They are currently in the process of building a new information centre. It took me awhile to locate the old information centre and find that... More

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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A nice shaded walk on the raised boardwalk and close up views of a number of animals and birds that they rehab after injuries on local roads.

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St. John's
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76 reviews 76 reviews
41 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This was an awesome free attraction! The boardwalk is well maintained and is accessible. There was a few times it was a little high without handrails so be mindful of children's stepping. True enjoyed seeing what animals were out and the little information at each station. Was a great outing.

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Odessa, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This is a great park for families and for photographers. The boardwalk is a nice 3 km walk through the park full of trees, ponds and meadows. It is also a great way to see some of the wildlife found in Newfoundland. We didn't get there by 10am which is when the park warden goes around to feed the animals.... More

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Calgary, Canada
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146 reviews 146 reviews
111 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

This is a lovely place for a walk in the woods. The 3 km boardwalk meanders around trees, meadows, and ponds. If you are fortunate, you will get a glimpse of some of the inhabitants that are convalescing (we saw a snowy owl, great grey owl, lynx, and arctic fox). It is well worth the stop. And it is free.

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Putney, Vermont
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Arrive when the open at 10 so you can sort of follow the feeding ranger from pen to pen. He told us the marten would come out of his box when he left. True. The moose is named Isabelle. Arctic fox. Albino mink. Very good sightings in the lovely lush green forest carpeted with wildflowers.

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Toronto, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

Great, easy walk that is accessible for those in wheelchairs and those with baby strollers. However, some of the downhill/uphill parts are still slightly steep and may require someone close by to assist. The animals are well cared for in the most humane way, meaning to me that they are properly fed and nursed back to health (most of them... More

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Markham, Canada
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93 reviews 93 reviews
26 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

We arrived around noon and walked around the trail. It took around an hour to go through the entire park and we saw a lot of wildlife. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The boardwalk really helps you walk through the rocky terrain. There are washrooms and a gift shop.

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