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Gros Morne National Park

Gros Morne National Park is located on Newfoundland’s west coast, 30 minutes from Deer Lake airport and a four hour drive from the ferry at Port aux Basques. Explore the park on roads, walking and hiking trails, by guided boat tour or paddling a kayak. There is camping in the park, or stay in one of the adjoining seaside communities of Cow Head, Glenburnie, Norris Point, Rocky Harbour, Trout River or Woody Point.

Community Businesses and Services

Support services and amenities provided by Gros Morne National Park and the surrounding communities for visitors.


Daily visitor fees, camping and program fees, and more. Free admission for youth.

Getting here

Directions to Gros Morne National Park

Hours of operations

Hours of operation for Gros Morne National Park


Maps for Gros Morne National Park

Permits and passes

Where to get permits and passes for activities in Gros Morne National Park.

Travel trade

Discover what Parks Canada in Western Newfoundland and Labrador has to offer.

Tourism links

Links, Gros Morne National Park of Canada

Visitor guide

View the visitor guide for Gros Morne National Park.


Accessibility for visitors to Gros Morne National Park. Accessible trails, camping, day use areas and facilities.


Weather description for Gros Morne National Park


How to get here


3 D.O.T. Drive, P.O. Box 130
Rocky Harbour NL A0K 4N0

(709) 458-2417



Newfoundland and Labrador is the easternmost province in Canada. Gros Morne National Park is located on the west coast of the island of Newfoundland. The island is accessible by scheduled airline services that connect with most major centres in North America and northern Europe. Car and bus access is via the Marine Atlantic ferry service from Nova Scotia.

Deer Lake Regional Airport (YDF) is 35 km from the southern park boundary. The airport is served by direct daily flights from Montreal (May–October), Toronto, Halifax, and St. John’s. Deer Lake airport serves the west coast of Newfoundland, while St. John’s International Airport (YYT) serves the east coast of Newfoundland. Intra-provincial flights are available between Deer Lake and St. John’s. Several major car rental agencies operate out of the Deer Lake airport. There are bus services that can also provide transportation from the town of Deer Lake to Gros Morne.

Car & Ferry
If driving from the Canadian mainland, the shortest way to Gros Morne is via the ferry service between North Sydney, Nova Scotia, and Port aux Basques, Newfoundland. It is 300 km from Port aux Basques to the southern park boundary, about a four hour drive.

Marine Atlantic operates ferries year-round between North Sydney, Nova Scotia, and Port aux Basques on Newfoundland’s southwest coast. Ferry service between North Sydney and Argentia, on Newfoundland’s east coast, is offered from mid-June to late September. The crossing time from North Sydney to Port aux Basques is approximately 6 hours, and 11 hours from North Sydney to Argentia.

For ferry reservations, which are strongly recommended, and the most up-to-date ferry schedules and fares, please visit the Marine Atlantic website.

In summer, a ferry links northern Newfoundland with southern Labrador. Visit the Labrador Marine website for more information.

Free admission for youth. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list

Facilities and services

Accessible Facilities Accessible services
ATM Bank or ATM
Beaches Beaches
Bus parking Bus parking
Dogs on leash Dogs on leash
Gift Shop Gift shop
Information Information
Lookout Lookout
Parking Parking
Picnic area Picnic area
Picnic Shelter Picnic shelter
Playground Playground
Coffee shop Restaurant or café
Restrooms Restrooms
WiFi Wi-Fi
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