Openings and services differ across the country. Please check the Parks Canada national information portal dedicated to COVID-19 for regular updates.

Important information about your visit to Terra Nova

To lower the risks associated with COVID-19, visitors to Terra Nova National Park are asked to be cautious and conservative in their use of the park, to observe travel restrictions, adhere to park closures and to respect the guidance of public health authorities.

What’s open as of October 19, 2021


  • Louil Hill Trail
  • Mill Cove Lookout Trail
  • Southwest Arm Trail
  • Ochre Hill Trail
  • Sandy Pond Trail
  • Salmon River Trail
  • Dunphy's Pond Trail

Day Use Areas

  • East entrance
  • Cobbler's Brook
  • Sandy Pond
  • Southwest Brook
  • Southwest Arm
  • West entrance

Look-off Areas

  • Blue Hill
  • Ochre Hill
  • KM 14

Boat Launch

  • Eastport Causeway


  • Minchin's Cove
  • South Broad Cove
What’s closed as of October 19, 2021

Front Country Camping

  • Newman Sound Campground
  • Diversified accommodations, including oTENTiks and Ôasis units
  • Malady Head Campground

Back Country Camping

  • Southwest Arm
  • Buckley's Cove
  • South Broad Cove
  • Minchin's Cove
  • Beachy Pond
  • Dunphy's Pond
  • Dunphy's Island

Group Tenting

  • Malady Head Group Tenting

Visitor Centre

  • Lobby
  • Gift Shop
  • Theatre and exhibits
  • Touch Tank (for viewing only)
  • Washrooms
  • Showers
  • Laundromat


  • Goowiddy Path
  • Heritage Trail
  • Coastal Trail
  • Campground Trail
  • Outport Trail
  • Malady Head Trail

Day Use Areas

  • Salton's Brook
  • Newman Sound
  • Headquarter's Wharf

Boat Launch

  • Salton's Brook - Visitor Centre


  • Salton's Brook - Visitor Centre

Recreational Angling

  • Trout fishing


  • Grocery store at Newman Sound Campground
  • Special events and large group activities
  • Outdoor Theatre
  • Campfire Circle
  • Children's Activity Centre
Entrance fees

As of May 3, 2021 annual passes will be available by calling the park at 709-533-2801 Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Our early bird pricing will be available until June 30, 2021.

As of May 21, 2021 daily and annual admission passes will be available for purchase at automatic ticket dispensers located at the east and west entrances of the Park or at the Newman Sound Campground Kiosk. They can also be purchased at a variety of local convenience stores.

Parks Canada Discovery Passes are now available online at the passes and permits page.

Parks Canada is working to ensure that measures are in place to safely collect fees and protect the health of employees and visitors. For more information about entrance fees please visit Terra Nova National Park's fees page.

Your safety when visiting
  • Non-medical masks or face coverings are now mandatory in all indoor, public spaces in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • To ensure appropriate physical distancing, visitors must stay at least 6 feet away from each other unless they are part of the same bubble, even when outdoors.
  • At all times, follow personal public health practices consistently such as frequently cleaning your hands with soap and water and covering coughs and sneezes with a tissue or your sleeve.
  • Avoid contact with frequently touched surfaces as much as possible. Carry your own supply of alcohol-based hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes and a cover for picnic tables.
  • Some areas and facilities remain closed to the public. Please respect all on site signage and barriers, as well as directional signage for trail use.

Stay informed