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Address: | Holyrood, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 2R0, Canada
Phone Number: 709-229-7189
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Great place to visit. The whole purpose of this park is to rehabilitate any birds or animals that are found sick or injured in Newfoundland in as close to natural enclosures as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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181 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit. The whole purpose of this park is to rehabilitate any birds or animals that are found sick or injured in Newfoundland in as close to natural enclosures as possible. As a result, some of the enclosures will be empty as these animals are doing fine. We were lucky enough to visit shortly after one of the... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of interesting animals to see, though patience is needed as many of them are quite shy - we did not see them all for this reason. But we did get to see lots, including moose (even though it's not native to Newfoundland!) Informative visitor centre and friendly staff - also, it's free, and not too far off the Trans-Canada... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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101 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to SNP on a cooler morning. Only about 35 mins drive from St John's, arrived around 11:00. Boardwalk is awesome, great for strollers, but some areas don't have railings, something to keep in mind with little ones. Saw a snowy owl pretty quickly, then multiple caribou. Then a few exhibits we couldn't spot the animals. Saw another horned owl,... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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68 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

We love the Salmonier Nature Park. We go at least a few times every year. It's about 3 kilometres to get around the park, but it's all boardwalk, so it's wheelchair/stroller accessible. Sometimes you'll go and see tons of animals, and other times you will hardly see anything at all. It depends on the weather, time of day, how noisy... More 

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Cranbury, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

This small park has a very nice 2.7 km walk on boards through woods. There are various animals in need of care as this is the only refuge in newfoundland and Labrador which provides for injured wild animals. The animals change but while we were there there were owls, moose and caribou. A good place to stop and stretch your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

We went as first time visitors to Canada as we were desperate to see a Moose. The day we visited the weather was lovely, and the boardwalk makes it easy walking the trail around the park. The animal enclosures appear large and well maintained, the nature park rehabilitates animals and so some enclosures were empty hopefully meaning they are doing... More 

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Pickering, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

In the processing of returning to St. John's from a day of sightseeing we stopped at this park an hour or two before close. We only stopped because we saw the sign. It was free to enter but we made a $10.00 donation upon exiting. It is a very relaxing walk right in the middle of a very densely forested... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

The weather was cloudless and sunny when we visited so the walk was especially pleasant. The animal enclosures are generally large so they can get privacy when they need it although a little patience usually pays off. We were visiting from the UK so the animals are generally quite exotic to us and seeing them was exciting. Visitors should be... More 

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Corner Brook, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Very nice walk on a boardwalk. Good for a stroller. Bring a snack to share along the way at one of the benches. Live animals to be viewed and friendly staff. Would have gotten five stars except it didn't have all the animals listed so it was a bit disappointing. It is free however and bathrooms were very clean. Will... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This was a beautiful, well manicured walking trail. Great spot for young families, kids would have a lot of fun here trying to spot the wildlife. A great well protected area for rehabilitation of animals that also allows for a safe environment for children and adults of all ages to see and enjoy. I was somewhat surprised that the elevated... More 

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