Terra Nova National Park - map, photos and other informations


Terra Nova National Park is an exquisite and pristine natural environment in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Established in 1957 and encompassing 399.9 square kilometers of mostly boreal forest, the park boasts towering peaks, sparking coastlines, and a wealth of wilderness wildlife and ecosystem functions.

Activities abound in Terra Nova, from thrilling paddling and kayaking experiences, to snowshoeing, hiking, and scenic drives. Trails weaves throughout the park, from the blissful, stream-edged aqueduct trail, to the rugged and adventurous Skyline Trail. Boaters, canoers and kayakers can unfold their sports and adventure onto the two freshwater lakes in the park – Sandy Pond and Halls Bay. Nature enthusiasts can photo capture a variety of birds, species of mammals, and a colorful array of wildflowers into their outdoor endeavors.

For those looking for an evening of culture and entertainment, Terra Nova accommodates. Its extensive cultural heritage dates back to the early colonial days, and is displayed in the many rock engravings, samples of historical architecture and fishing structures, arches, and also in the host of local festivals that take place here throughout the year.

One can also take in a variety of exhibits and displays at the Terra Nova National Park Interpretation Center. It's a great way to get acquainted with the unique ecology and rich cultural heritage of the area.

In addition, the park offers a wide range of activities including camping, swimming, fishing, birding, cycling and other recreational pursuits. With a variety of services and amenities to its name, such as Visitor Centers, restrooms and hot showers, cozy cabin rentals and an Interpretive Center, Terra Nova National Park is an ideal destination for any nature lover.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Terra Nova National Park

What activities are available in Terra Nova National Park?

The activities available in Terra Nova National Park include hiking, camping, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, swimming, and wildlife viewing.

What is the best time to visit Terra Nova National Park?

The best time of year to visit Terra Nova National Park is in the summer months of July and August due to the pleasant temperatures and abundant wildlife.

Are there lodging options in Terra Nova National Park?

Yes, there are a variety of lodging options available in Terra Nova National Park including campgrounds, cabins, backcountry camping, and RV camping.

Is there a fee for camping in Terra Nova National Park?

Yes, there is a fee to camp in Terra Nova National Park. However, the park offers a variety of camping fees, depending on the type of camping and the duration of your stay.

Average weather in Terra Nova National Park

Temp max Temp min Rain Snow
Jan -1 °C -8 °C 34 mm 49 mm
Feb -1 °C -9 °C 30 mm 55 mm
Mar 1 °C -6 °C 31 mm 50 mm
Apr 6 °C -1 °C 49 mm 26 mm
May 12 °C 4 °C 63 mm 8 mm
Jun 17 °C 9 °C 71 mm 0 mm
Jul 22 °C 14 °C 81 mm 0 mm
Aug 22 °C 14 °C 83 mm 0 mm
Sep 17 °C 10 °C 86 mm 0 mm
Oct 11 °C 5 °C 78 mm 0 mm
Nov 6 °C 1 °C 86 mm 22 mm
Dec 1 °C -5 °C 45 mm 40 mm

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