Permits and passes

Wondering where to find a specific pass or permit for your activity in Gros Morne National Park? Below you will find the most common passes and permits issued in the park along with locations they can be purchased or picked up during the winter season. Please refer to the fees page for additional details. When planning activities in the park we advise to review the activity page's and park regulations

Discovery Pass

Valid for one year from date of purchase, and provides admission to all Parks Canada sites across the country.

  • Admin Building - Rocky Harbour

Annual or Day Pass 

Valid January 1 – December 31 each year, and provides admission/access to all facilities and activities in Gros Morne National Park, with the exception of those requiring an additional Special Permit (Fishing, Snowmobiling, and Domestic Timber Harvest) and fee programs. Day Passes provide the same admission and access as the Annual Pass, but only for the dates specified on the pass. Both are available at Adult, Senior and Family/Group rates; with the early bird rate available until June 30. NOTE: Entry for Youth 17 and under is FREE!

Snowmobile Permits

Required, in addition to an Annual or Day Pass, for anyone operating a snowmobile in Gros Morne National Park. There are two types of permits: Resident Permits for those living in a community within Gros Morne National Park, and their immediate family; valid from November 1 to May 15 annually. Public Commercial Permits for those not living in a community within Gros Morne National Park; valid January 15 to April 30 annually.

Passes and Permits are available at the following locations:

Parks Facilities

  • Discovery Center - Woody Point (Wednesdays noon – 3:30pm)
  • Administration Building - Rocky Harbour (Mon – Fri 8:30am – 12pm; 1pm – 4:30pm)
  • Warden’s Office - Cow Head (Thursdays 9am – 12pm)

Communities

  • Bonne Bay Pond:
  • Jackladder
  • White Hills Lodge
  • Cormack:
  • Funland Resort
  • Rocky Brook Cabins
  • Corner Brook:
  • Arthur James Co.
  • Cow Head
  • Shallow Bay Motel
  • Deer Lake:
  • Deer Lake Esso
  • Driftwood Inn
  • North Atlantic Petroleum
  • NL Snowmobile Federation
  • Glenburnie:
  • Pikes Service Station
  • Hampden Junction:
  • White Bay Convenience
  • Pasadena:
  • Foodland
  • Pollard’s Point:
  • Davis' Gas Bar
  • Rocky Harbour:
  • Fisherman’s Landing
  • Gros Morne Cabins
  • Parkway Irving Station

  • Taylor’s Brook Road:
  • Taylor’s Brook Convenience
  • Wiltondale:
  • Coyley’s Convenience

Trout Fishing Permits

All Trout fishers are required to have a Gros Morne National Park Fishing Permit. All anglers are responsible for making themselves familiar with Gros Morne National Park conditions of permit, including closed areas.

Parks Facilities

  • Discovery Centre - Woody Point
  • Admin Building - Rocky Harbour
  • Wardens Office - Cow Head

Communities

  • Wiltondale
    • Coyley's Convenience

Domestic Timber Harvesting Permit

Available to eligible Residents only, October 15 – April 30 annually.

Parks Facilities

  • Discovery Centre - Woody Point
  • Science Building - Rocky Harbour
  • Wardens Office - Cow Head