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Address: P.O. Box 190 | Holyrood, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 2R0, Canada
Phone Number: 709-229-7189
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Nice easy walk

There is a nice and easy boardwalk all thru the park guiding visitors along all the animals in the park. Some of the animals can be seen really up-close others unfortunately... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2014
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Geel, Belgium
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

There is a nice and easy boardwalk all thru the park guiding visitors along all the animals in the park. Some of the animals can be seen really up-close others unfortunately prefer to hide.

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Singapore, Singapore
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72 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A visit to the Salmoneir Nature Park is definitely worth it. The reasons include: 1) Well maintained and nice set up 2) Very knowlegeable and friendly staff to share information about their animals 3) Animals are active and visible especially the owls, caribou and otters 4) Lovely boardwalk to see the surrounding vegetation 5) Very fresh air and quiet 6)... More 

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Conception Bay South, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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24 reviews 24 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, Canada
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49 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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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148 reviews 148 reviews
111 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 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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9 helpful votes 9 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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