Gros Morne National Park, Rocky Harbour

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Take in the ancient and atmospheric landscape of Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The 1,805 sq km (697 sq mi) park protects the fjords, mountains, beaches, and bogs of a landscape formed by glaciers and continental drift. Choose from over 20 marked day trails to see different aspects of the varied and dramatic park. Whether you're interested in the geological history, the marine and land animals that call the park home, or simply finding a vista to photograph, you'll find a walk to suit your tastes and ability. Take a look at our Gros Morne National Park day trip planning site to schedule your visit to Gros Morne National Park and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • I stayed in the park for 3 days in mid-October indulging in its extremely diverse and scenic landscape and making friends with the overly polite locals. I hiked the Big Mountain, Green Gardens, Trout ...  more »
  • We slept at Deer Lake, located 35 Km from the gates of the Gros Morne National Park. Have make the trip by car from Wiltondale at South Arm: beautiful views of the coast and beautiful view of Bonne Bay to South arm have continued our path to Woody Point to see the geology and ecology of this space. Continued our way to Rocky Harbour, beautiful little village nestled on the Bay. See the lighthouse Lobster Cove Head located on a promontory North of the village, view panoramic view of the village of Rocky Harbour, the St. Lawrence River & the mont Gros Morne. Continued our journey to Western Brook Pond, 29 km north of Rocky Harbour; a trail of 3 Km to the Lake. splendid view of the mountains. Magnificent views across the Park. Dress warmly even in summer
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  • Incredible views, even if you dont venture off the highway. Carefully drive as the moose here are huge and not afraid of cars.  more »

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Where to stay in Gros Morne National Park

With no accommodations in the park itself, your best option is to stay in the nearby town of Rocky Harbour. There, you can choose from a delightful selection of bed and breakfasts, inns, and guesthouses lining the harbor, safe in the knowledge that you'll enjoy memorable views over the water no matter where you stay. From Rocky Harbour, you can easily arrange day trips into the national park itself.
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