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Gros Morne National Park

Interpretation

Programming on the Tablelands

Experience Gros Morne

The rocks of Gros Morne National Park explain how continents got their shape, how oceans open and close, 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 living here 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 late June to September, Park interpreters offer fun, informative programs about the park’s wildlife, plants, geology, and history.

Weekly Interpretation Program July 1 – September 5 2016

MorningAfternoonEvening
Sunday 10:00Tablelands 2:00 Yaffle of Chores

7:00 Earth Odyssey

Monday

10:00Tablelands

10:30Green Point

2:00 Medicine Walk at the Discovery Centre
Tuesday 10:00 Tablelands 2:00 Discovery Activities 7:00 Fire Circle at
Trout River Day Use Area
Wednesday 10:00 Tablelands
10:30Green Point
2:00 Reach for the Top
Thursday 10:00 Tablelands 2:00 Yaffle of Chores
2:00 Discovery Activities
7:00 Earth Odyssey
Friday 10:00 Tablelands
10:30Green Point
2:00 Medicine Walk
at the Visitor Centre
8:00 The Night Life
Saturday 10:00 Tablelands 2:00 Reach for the Top 7:00 Fire Circle at Lobster Cove Head

Of Fish and Family: guided visits at Broom Point: Monday-Friday (10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, 4:30)

To The Lighthouse: outdoor guided walks at Lobster Cove Head: Daily (11:00 & 2:00)

Click here for:

  • Spring Weekly Interpretation Program June 1 – June 30 2016
  • Fall Weekly Interpretation Program September 5 – September 30 2016
  • Commercial and School Groups – Special Programs


    Places to Discover and Ways to Explore

    Lobster Cove Lighthouse

    Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse Exhibit – Open Daily (10:00 - 5:30)
    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 – Outdoor guided walk, Daily (11:00 and 2:00)


    Broom Point
    Broom Point Fishing Exhibit– Open Daily (10:00 – 5:30)
    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, Monday-Friday (Every hour on the half hour 10:30 – 4:30)


    Discovery Centre
    Discovery Centre

    – Open Daily (9:00 - 5:00), June 17 to September 7 (9:00 - 6:00)
    Discover the inside workings of the earth and learn about the plants, animals and cultural history of Gros Morne. Exhibits, art gallery, daily activities and more!
    Discovery Activities – Tuesday and Thursday (2:00)





    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.

    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.

    Click here for our full list of commercial group tour experiences