Terra Nova National Park

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Terra Nova National Park,

153 sq mi (396 sq km), E Newfoundland, N.L., Canada, on Bonavista Bay; est. 1957. It is a rugged, deeply indented coastal area with forests and bogs.

Terra Nova National Park

Address:General Delivery
Glovertown, NL A0G2L0

Web: www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/nl/terranova
Size: 400 sq. km.
Established: 1957.
Location:80 km east of Gander and 240 km west of St. John's. The Trans-Canada Highway runs through the park.
Facilities:Marine interpretation center (open May-October, @di), frontcountry and backcountry campsites, hiking trails (60 km), boat and bicycle rental.
Activities:Camping, hiking, swimming, sea kayaking, canoeing, boat tours, golfing, bicycling, wildlife viewing, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is representative of the easternmost section of the continent-wide belt of boreal forest zone, with diverse ground vegetation that includes more than 500 species of vascular plants, 200 species of moss, and hundreds of species of lichens. Terra Nova's Marine Interpretation Center includes a touch tank, aquariums, exhibits, interpretive programs, science camps, and videos.

See other parks in Newfoundland and Labrador.
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We thank all participating field staff from Terra Nova National Park (TNNP) and the Provincial Department of Forest Resources and Agrifoods (DFRA).
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The source of this conflict goes back to the establishment of Terra Nova National Park in the late fifties.