Escape. Explore. Experience… The wonder and drama of Canada’s most Easterly National Park, Terra Nova. It’s a magical place where the land and sea compete for your attention, where the island boreal forest reveals its natural and cultural secrets as you hike a trail and where you can experience an evening of theatre under the stars. This place is ready for your next adventure-make it your own!

Featured things to do

Camp your way in Terra Nova National Park
Camp your way

From backcountry seaside camping to the many amenities of Newman Sound, we’ve got camping options to suit your needs. Find out all the ways you can camp in Terra Nova today! 

Trails
Take a hike

With over 80km of hiking trails ranging from half-hour strolls to strenuous multi-day hikes, Terra Nova National Park has something for everyone.

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.

A family of cyclists and a heritage lighthouse

Your free pass to discovery

Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary at our Parks Canada places from coast to coast to coast.

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Sites nearby

  • Signal Hill National Historic Site
    Signal Hill National Historic Site

    Signal Hill celebrates St. John’s rich communications and military history, amidst spectacular city and ocean views. Enjoy military and musical performances, stirring ceremonies, coastal hikes, dramatic fortifications, and the iconic Cabot Tower.

  • Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site
    Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site

    Atop a headland at North America’s easternmost point, Cape Spear Lighthouse overlooks a parade of drifting icebergs and waters teeming with whales and porpoises. Its restored interior offers a glimpse into 19th century lightkeeping along Newfoundland’s unforgiving coast.

  • Castle Hill National Historic Site

    An impressive fort stands sentinel above a seaside town. Stone walls and cast iron cannons are testaments to a turbulent past. This is Castle Hill National Historic site—bastion to the struggle for a continent.

  • Hawthorne Cottage National Historic Site

    Hawthorne Cottage was the Newfoundland home of legendary Arctic explorer Captain Bob Bartlett. See exhibits and artefacts from his voyages while admiring the nearly 200-year-old cottage, a fine example of the picturesque architectural style in Newfoundland.

  • Ryan Premises National Historic Site
    Ryan Premises National Historic Site

    On Bonavista’s scenic harbour, knowledgeable interpreters, diverse exhibits and displays within the Ryan Premises’ restored buildings bring to life a 19th century Newfoundland fishing enterprise and tell the tale of Canada’s East Coast fisheries dating back 500 years.

Hours of operation

May 18 to October 9
Opening times vary

Complete schedule 

Fees

Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply. Detailed fees list

Contact us

Telephone: 709-533-2801
Email: info.tnnp@pc.gc.ca