Newfoundland Parks Canada Sites

Newfoundland is home to a number of beautiful Parks Canada national parks, nature areas, and historic sites that you'll want to enjoy during your visit! In this article, we'll take a look at all of the Parks Canada sites within Newfoundland from east-to-west.

If you're exploring the whole country and have purchased a Parks Canada Discovery Pass for the season, you'll be able to use it for admission to the various Parks Canada sites within Newfoundland.
Cape Spear Lighthouse
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10 Sandy Beaches in Newfoundland

Though the province has endless coastlines, Newfoundland is not particularly known for its sandy beaches. However, it’s not finding a beach that is difficult, it’s whether it will be warm enough to head to one! Just in case it is, we’ve compiled a list of ten sandy beaches in the province to sink your toes into this summer. (more…)

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George Street: Party Capital of St. John’s, Newfoundland

Your visit to Newfoundland wouldn't be complete without a visit (or two!) to the world renowned George Street.

George Street is the predominant home to St. John's nightlife, and its claim to fame is having the most bars and pubs per square foot of any street in North America. It is two blocks worth of nothing but nightclubs, bars, pubs and restaurants.

This area isn't the only part of downtown St. John's where you can find bars or go out at night, there are various other bars and restauran...

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Winter Fun: Annual Port de Grave Boat Lights

Each Christmas season, between 30 and 40 thousand people will visit the Port de Grave Boat Lights. The tradition, which is now in its 20th year, started with a lone fisherman lighting up his boat during Christmas, and grew steadily over the years.

 

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Come From Away Tour Gander

Come From Away Gander Newfoundland

The Story
When Gander first experienced those who “come from away”, it was in response to the chaos in the skies caused by the 9/11 disaster. America shut down its airspace, and 37 aircraft were diverted to Gander International Airport. 7000 people arrived on the doorstep of this small Newfoundland town populated with 10,000 inhabitants.

On 9/11 the world stopped! On 9/12 there were tales of love and compassion that moved us all. The legendary hospitality of the people of Gander was one such...

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Gros Morne National Park: Hiking, Beauty, Boat Tours

Gros Morne National Park

Gros Morne National park is located in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador on the great northern Peninsula. In Atlantic Canada, it is considered as the second largest national park. The name of the park has been taken from Newfoundland’s second highest mountain which is located within the park. The French meaning of the name is “large mountain standing alone” while the literal meaning is “great sombre”. Gros Morne National park because of its beauty, ex...

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5 Must See Attractions in Newfoundland and Labrador

Situated in the northeastern part of Canada lies the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The province sits in the Atlantic region and is broken up into the mainland section which is Labrador and the island of Newfoundland.
The land it occupies has a deep history dating back to the ice ages and today, the landscape has evolved into fiords, moorland, coastal cliffs, valleys, and lakes. It’s a little far to get to but this province is home to some of the best nature in Canada.
If you find your...

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