The rocks of Gros Morne National Park explain how continents got their shape, why volcanoes erupt and why earthquakes shake our planet. Geology and natural history are not the only gems to be found in Gros Morne. Explore the rich culture of the people and the area’s indigenous traditions. Incredible geology paired with captivating human history make Gros Morne a place to discover.

Park activities and Parks Canada guides offer you exciting ways to explore Gros Morne’s special features.

From June to September park interpreters offer fun, informative programs about the park’s wildlife, plants, geology, and history. Check back here in the spring for our interpretation schedule.

Places to Discover and Ways to Explore

Lobster Cove Lighthouse

Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse Exhibit – Open Daily (10:00 - 5:30) Closed for the season.
Uncover the story of Lobster Cove Head – the people, the history and the Lighthouse that served as a beacon to those returning from sea.
To the Lighthouse – site introduction (20 min), Daily (11:00, 1:00)


 

Broom Point

Broom Point Fishing Exhibit– Open Daily (10:00 – 5:30) Closed for the season.
Explore this restored fishing premises and the vibrant life of a typical Newfoundland inshore fishing family from the 1960’s.
Of Fish and Family – Guided visit (45 min), Daily - 10:30, 12:30, 2:30.

 

Discovery Centre
Discovery Centre– Open Daily (9:00 - 5:00) Closed for the season.  

Interactive exhibits and knowledgeable staff at the Discovery Centre help bring the park to life. Explore the animals, plants and world significant geology of Gros Morne. The Discovery Centre is a great place to start your exploration of the south side of the park.

 

 

 

 

Special School Programs

Gros Morne National Park offers your students exciting opportunities to connect to the world around them. Whether it’s through exploring some of the most fascinating geological sites on our planet, hands-on experiences of how people lived and survived along our coasts, or listening to the stories and drumming of our Aboriginal interpreter, our programs are designed to deliver meaningful and transformative learning experiences.

Inquire at park facilities about upcoming programs and special events. 709-458-2417

Click here to download all activities available for school groups to enjoy.  

Special Commercial Group Tour Requests

Searching for new destinations and experiences? Let us guide you in discovering what Parks Canada in Western Newfoundland and Labrador has to offer. Explore Gros Morne National Park UNESCO World Heritage Site, Port au Choix National Historic Site, L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site UNESCO World Heritage Site, Red Bay National Historic Site UNESCO World Heritage Site and Torngat Mountains National Park as we assist you in creating memorable outings for your clients.

Click here for our full list of commercial group tour experiences

If you are bringing a group to Gros Morne National Park and would like the services of an interpreter for a guided event, a talk, or a step-on guide, please contact us at least two weeks in advance at or call 709-458-2417.