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 from Victoria Day weekend to Thanksgiving weekend.
Hours of operation
Operating season and hours of operation.
How to get here
Find information about directions and distances to the park.
Daily visitor fees, camping and program fees, and more. Free admission for youth.
Grab a friend, go for a walk then relax and snap a selfie on one of our red chairs.
How to get here
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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.
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.
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
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
Safety and guidelines
Weather conditions, emergency contacts, hiking tips, camping tips, and wildlife.
A list of current notices.
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