What you need to know before visiting
The Moose Management Area, which encompasses most of the park, allows for shared access. Shared access ensures that our most utilized hiking trails and facilities are available for visitor use and enjoyment, as well as hunting. Visitors and harvesters must wear blaze orange when hiking trails or hunting in the park.
The following areas are open to visitors and closed to hunting for the entire season (red-shaded areas on map):
- Louil Hill Trail
- Mill Cove Lookout Trail
- Cobblers Brook Day Use Area
- Newman Sound Campground and Coastal Trail to Headquarters Wharf
- Southwest Brook Day Use Area
- Malady Head Campground
All other areas are shared access for visitors and harvesters (green-shaded areas on map). These areas include:
- Sandy Pond Day Use Area and Trail
- Coastal Trail (from HQ Wharf to Visitor Centre)
- Heritage Trail
- Goowiddy Path (including Blue Hill Pond Trail and Buckley’s Cove Trail)
- Ochre Hill Road, Look-off and Trails
- Southwest Arm Day Use Area
- All backcountry campsites
Did you know?
Signage will be posted at all facilities and trailheads indicating opened and closed areas.
Harvesters must wear blaze orange when hunting; this is also recommended for visitors when hiking trails in the park.
Map of Moose Management Area 2020/2021
Areas shown in green have shared access for visitors and harvesters between October 13, 2020 and January 31, 2021.
Areas shown in red are closed to hunting for the entire 2020/2021 season. These areas include the following:
- 20 metres from the Trans-Canada Highway
- 20 metres from Highway Route 301
- 50 metres from Highway Route 310
- 1000 metres from Twin Rivers Golf Course
- 1000 metres from Parks Canada Headquarters
For further information or help with planning your trip to Terra Nova National Park this autumn or winter, call 709-533-2801.