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Terra Nova National Park of Canada

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Terra Nova National Park

An easily accessible backcountry, with all levels of hiking trails and paddling routes, Terra Nova is an outdoor playground for families and adventurers alike. Visit the touch tank to interact with marine creatures and take part in organized activities like guided hikes and open-air theatre productions. Walk up Ochre Hill for panoramic views, sea kayak dramatic shorelines amid seals and whales, swim and canoe at Sandy Pond. Then camp by the seaside or overnight in comfort nearby, enjoying the fresh ocean air and natural landscapes.


Featured Activities

Seaside Camping in Southwest Arm
Seaside Camping in Southwest Arm
Experience the thrill of backcountry camping amid Terra Nova’s pristine nature and wildlife in a new, easy-to-reach location – tent pads, picnic tables and stunning views included!
Family Fun at Sandy Pond
Family Fun at Sandy Pond
An idyllic family summer oasis, Sandy Pond is a natural playground in Terra Nova’s forest - play on a sandy beach, swim in warm waters, stroll an easy circle route and canoe in a beautiful setting.
Step up to Ochre Hill’s Panoramic View
Step up to Ochre Hill’s Panoramic View
Panoramic vistas of Terra Nova’s varied terrain unfold before you atop Ochre Hill distant islands and long inlets of sea amid boreal forest, bogs and barrens, all rich with wildlife.
A Tactile Underwater Adventure
A Tactile Underwater Adventure
Get up close and personal with the marine creatures who call Terra Nova’s frigid waters home. Reach into the Touch Tank at Salton’s Brook Visitor Centre, pick them up, and feel their texture.
Adventure at Sea Level
Adventure at Sea Level
Paddle Terra Nova’s craggy coastline alongside towering headlands, skirting sheltered coves and inlets, on the lookout for wildlife, whales and icebergs and the perfect place to camp amid the solitude beneath the stars.

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