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
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)
Places to Discover and Ways to Explore
Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse Exhibit – Open Daily (10:00 - 5:30)Broom Point Fishing Exhibit
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)
– 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)
– 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
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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.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 709-458-2417.