Plan your visit

Terra Nova National Park

Terra Nova National Park is located 250 km northwest of St. John's, Newfoundland, and 60 km southeast of Gander. Easily accessible by car, the Trans-Canada Highway runs through the park. Visitor services and facilities, including washrooms and camping, are available mid-May to mid-October.

Hours of operation

Operating season and hours of operation.

How to get here

Find information about directions and distances to the park.

Fees

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

Red chairs

Grab a friend, go for a walk then relax and snap a selfie on one of our red chairs.

How to get here

Location

General Delivery
Glovertown, NL A0G 2L0

Phone
(709) 533-2801

Email
pc.infopnterra-nova-terranovanpinfo.pc@canada.ca

Directions

By car
Terra Nova National Park is 250 km northwest of St. John's, Newfoundland, and 60 km southeast of Gander. Easily accessible by car, the Trans-Canada Highway runs through the park.

By bus
DRL provides a daily bus service across the island of Newfoundland. For rates and schedules, please check the DRL website.

By personal watercraft
Terra Nova National Park is accessible by sea along the northeastern coast of Newfoundland. Inner Newman Sound has excellent docking facilities, while the outer coves have wharves. The park also has several boat launches: one in inner Newman Sound at Salton's Brook and another at the mouth of Southwest Arm in Alexander Bay.

By air
The closest airport is Gander International Airport, approximately 60 km. The next closest airport is St. John’s International Airport, approximately 250 km.
Newfoundland is accessible by air through one of five airports:

  • Gander International Airport
  • St. John's International Airport
  • Deer Lake Regional Airport
  • Stephenville International Airport
  • St. Anthony Airport

By ferry
Newfoundland is accessible by ferry from Nova Scotia or Labrador. From Nova Scotia, Marine Atlantic operates year-round crossings between North Sydney, Nova Scotia to Port-aux-Basques, Newfoundland. An additional service between North Sydney and Argentia, Newfoundland is offered from mid-June to late September. The island is also accessible by ferry service from Labrador. Please visit Labrador Marine for more information on one of the three passenger boats.

Facilities and services

Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Electric car charging station Electric car charging station
Bus parking Bus parking
Lookout Lookout
Parking Parking
Picnic area Picnic area
Picnic Shelter Picnic shelter
Playground Playground
Coffee shop Restaurant or café
Restrooms Restrooms
WiFi Wi-Fi

Features

two individuals standing on the mud at low tide

Safety and guidelines

Weather conditions, emergency contacts, hiking tips, camping tips, and wildlife.

a small stream flowing through a green forest

Information bulletins

A list of current notices.

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