Plan your visit
Terra Nova National Park is 250 kilometres (155 miles) northwest of St. John's, Newfoundland, and 60 kilometres (37 miles) southeast of Gander. Easily accessible by car, the Trans-Canada Highway runs through the park.
Organized activities and serviced campsites are only available mid-May to mid-October. Some trails are closed between October and January. It’s wise to book in advance for serviced summer camping.
Welcome to Terra Nova National Park of Canada. The park is located in eastern Newfoundland, approximately 200 km west of St. John's and 60 km east of Gander. The island is accessible by airplane, or ferry service , and the park is accessible by motor vehicle, chartered bus and personal watercraft.
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Hours of operation
May 18th to October 9th
Opening times vary.
Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list
Facilities and services
- Newfoundland and Labrador’s first national park, Terra Nova has protected diverse habitats from woodlands, bogs and ponds to rugged coastlines and granite headlands since 1957.
- Rich with fish and sea mammals, the Terra Nova region has attracted prehistoric peoples to European settlers for at least 5,000 years.
- There are more than 200 km of coastline in Terra Nova National Park, and as long as you’re in the park, you’re never more than 5 km from the ocean