Safety and guidelines
Terra Nova National Park
Safety is everyone's responsibility. At Parks Canada, we do our part to make sure you can have a safe visit by assessing the risks, managing hazards, and making sure that safety information is freely available to everyone. You can do your part by seeking out the information you need to stay safe and make well informed decisions while enjoying Terra Nova National Park. Make sure you are fully prepared for whatever activities you choose to participate in so you can have a safe, enjoyable and memorable visit.
For general information on how to stay safe when enjoying the outdoors visit AdventureSmart.ca
Tips for staying safe while hiking.
How to camp safely and to keep a "bare" campsite.
Tips on how to have a campfire safely and other information about fire safety.
Tips for co-existing with wildlife.
Partners in safety
- RCMP: 1-709-533-2828
- Ambulance: 1-709-533-2111
- Fire Department: 1-709-533-1111
Parks Canada has a 24/7 Emergency Dispatch Centre that receives reports and assists in the management of visitor safety, wildlife, law enforcement or wildfire incidents.
Other emergency contacts:
Note that cell coverage may be limited in some areas of the park.
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