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Gros Morne National Park

Route 430, Rocky Harbour, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
709-458-2417
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks
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Calgary, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I had wanted to see the park for a lot of years, and I finally had a chance to see a small part of it on my trip to Newfoundland. I wanted to go and see the Western Brook Pond mostly, and I'm glad I went. From what I had read, the walk from the parking lot was only a... More

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Grand Bank, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

It's beautiful , lots to do and explore.. hiking, kayaking, boat tours, music festivals.. do your homework on what you want to do and where to stay, make sure you allow enough time. I would recommend to book ahead.. Norris Point is really nice place to stay, great restaurants, kayaking, boat tours etc. I think of it as the Heart... More

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105 reviews 105 reviews
26 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

The landscapes throughout the park, from the hiking trails to the highways, were spectacular. All the trails were well marked, with ample parking. The Tablelands was a personal highlight; seeing the earth's mantle on the surface was like viewing a different planet.

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La Baie, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

astonishing park, but no campground with services. lots of let down on service by parc canada,cutting budget are visible

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Bothwell, Ontario
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

A great place to explore and see amazing sites. There are plenty of trails for walking or more strenuous hikes. Tours can be arranged.

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Vancouver, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Lots to see and do. Very scenic with plenty of moose and caribou to see. Small villages on way to St. Anthony are cool to see.

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McFarland, Wisconsin, United States
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148 reviews 148 reviews
41 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Didn't get to all the trails but got a good taste for what was possible. Beautiful scenery, we caught the spring wildflower bloom, and fairly decent weather. We didn't go to the top of Gros Morne Mountain (according to the ranger it was closed until after July 1) but the hike just to get to the base was a pretty... More

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Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Beautiful National Park not to be missed but take a couple of days to go there. This is a very large National Park full of beautiful scenery and hundreds of hiking trails from beginner to expert. The trails are from a couple kms to a couple of days hiking expeditions. You can go solo, or go on a guided hiking... More

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Clermont, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Be sure to take advantage of some of the hiking trails. There are several that aren't more than a hour and provide some amazing views. We really loved Lobster Cove lighthouse, brief stop at SS Ethie site. Really, you just have to see where Gros Morne takes you!

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Toronto, Canada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
57 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The nature in Gros Morne national park is amazing, beautiful, interesting and very unique. To be able to fully experience nature (that is not as remarkable or stunning as the national parks of the west) I would highly recommend the park's various programs. All the parks interpretive we have met we both very knowledgeable and interesting and they made us... More

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