The Basics: Where to Camp

Where to begin camping

Newfoundland and Labrador

Gros Morne National Park Gros Morne National Park
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Gros Morne National Park

Gros Morne National Park is more than a national park, more than a UNESCO World Heritage Site, more than waterfalls, marine inlets, sea stacks, majestic fjords, sandy beaches, and colourful fishing villages overflowing with colourful people; it’s a state of mind that will change the way you think.

A 30 minute drive from Deer Lake.

Must do

Camp in one of our walk-in sites just minutes from your car. Leave behind the hustle and bustle of daily life and immerse yourself in the incredible natural beauty of the landscape. Breathe the fresh air and become relaxed and awakened at the same time.

Wildlife you might see 

  1. Moose 
  2. Snowshoe Hare 
  3. Squirrels 
  4. Caribou 
  5. Fox

Insider’s tip

Don’t forget to look up! Without the lights of the city, discover the natural lights of the stars and planets. The twinkling lights above cannot be switched off, so lie back and reconnect with nature.

For more information on camping and the other experiences available, visit the Gros Morne National Park website or call our National Information Service toll-free at 1-888-773-8888.

 

Terra Nova National Park Terra Nova National Park
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Terra Nova National Park

Terra Nova National Park provides a tranquil refuge from the concerns of daily life. Discover the sheltered shorelines and inlets of Bonavista Bay and enjoy the powerful landscape of Canada’s easternmost national park.

A 2.5-hour drive from St. John’s.

Must do

Kayak through Newman Sound to the coves, cliffs and caves of this glacial sculpted fjord. Arrive at Minchins Cove, where remnants of historic settlements slowly reveal stories of past lives tied to land and sea.

Wildlife you might see 

  1. Bald Eagle 
  2. Moose 
  3. Black Bear 
  4. Fox 
  5. River Otter

For more information on camping and the other experiences available, visit the Terra Nova National Park website or call our National Information Service toll-free at 1-888-773-8888.

 

Torngat Mountains National Park Torngat Mountains National Park
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Torngat Mountains National Park

Torngat Mountains National Park, a place of magical fjords and fog-shrouded peaks, protects a spectacular landscape that has been home to the Inuit for centuries. Their stories and language speak of this land and its wildlife, and it is said that the powerful spirit Torngak dwells here.

Torngat Mountains National Park is for experienced campers only. For more information, visit the Torngat Mountains National Park website or call our National Information Service toll-free at 1-888-773-8888.