An easily accessible backcountry, with all levels of hiking trails and paddling routes, Terra Nova is an outdoor playground for families and adventurers alike. Visit the touch tank to interact with marine creatures and take part in organized activities like guided hikes and open-air theatre productions. Walk up Ochre Hill for panoramic views, sea kayak dramatic shorelines amid seals and whales, swim and canoe at Sandy Pond. Then camp by the seaside or overnight in comfort nearby, enjoying the fresh ocean air and natural landscapes.

Visiting with Young Children? Explore with Club Parka!

With the Club Parka booklet kids can explore, learn and have fun! The booklets are available on site. With the Photo Missions App, kids are invited to help Parka and Chirp find and photograph specific items found at our place! Download the app for free before visiting. Once one or both activities are completed, they will receive a reward!

Learn more about Parka and download other activities! Download the free Photo Missions App


  • Seaside camping in Southwest Arm
    Seaside camping in Southwest Arm

    Experience the thrill of backcountry camping amid Terra Nova’s pristine nature and wildlife in a new, easy-to-reach location – tent pads, picnic tables and stunning views included!

  • Sandy Pond
    Sandy Pond - a natural playground

    An idyllic summer oasis, Sandy Pond is a natural playground in Terra Nova’s forest - play on a sandy beach, swim in warm waters, stroll an easy circle route and canoe in a beautiful setting.

  • 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.

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