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Outlander revisited

Newfoundland is all about surreal beauty and incredible people. Walking out to the Arches felt like... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
thunder bay
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Why not Stop?

We stopped here briefly on our way to L’Anse aux Meadows. Access is easy to access and this is a... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Ottawa, Canada
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“viking trail”(16 reviews)
“off the highway”(10 reviews)
Route 430, Portland Creek, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
+1 709-635-4520
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All reviews viking trail stretch your legs off the highway natural rock short stop low tide wave action bring your camera quick look stony beach great shots worth a visit crashing waves gros morne take pictures aux meadows great view
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Newfoundland is all about surreal beauty and incredible people. Walking out to the Arches felt like I was entering an episode of Outlander. I had no preconceived ideas of what Newfoundland would look like so I was surprised that it looked like everything I had...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2018

We stopped here briefly on our way to L’Anse aux Meadows. Access is easy to access and this is a small park that offers a beautiful landscape! The natural rock archways were created by tidal action - carved over the years by the sea. The...More

Thank CatharineB
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This is easily visited from Cow Head where we stayed, or if you are travelling up the Viking Route. A neat natural formation, carved out by wave action. Probably some good hiking, but the weather did not cooperate with us for more than a quick...More

Thank wademcmahonca
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

It was pouring rain when we stopped to see the the Arches but did get a few photos. Because of the rain we didn’t stay long.

Thank cookieladyangel
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We decided to stop in to this park for a quick look and ended up staying an hour. Spectacular and ancient rock formation especially with the waves breaking through the arches.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 5 August 2018

The visit to the Arches would have been perfect IF the black flies weren't eating us all alive!!! Pack the DEET just in case. It is a pretty site and fun to walk around (except for the black flies!!!)

Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 19 July 2018

My kids enjoyed climbing and playing around the arches. Nice break from being in the car. Parking lot available at top of the stairs.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Arches has interesting rock structures and the sounds of the Gulf of St. Lawrence crashing on the rounded boulders. Very peaceful place to stop on the Viking Trail.

Thank Douglas G
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Arches Provincial Park has multiple Arches. the spot is not overly packed with tourist. its nice for a selfie but better to just take it and Enjoy natures wonders.

Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We stopped at the arches on the way down the coast from St Anthony. We fully expected a large park but within a few minutes we were parked in front of the stone arches. A magnificent geological feature that most people drive right by. We...More

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Julie d
2 February 2018|
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Response from Janis E | Reviewed this property |
The Shallow Bay Hotel in Cow Head is the closest. We have stayed there many times and enjoyed it.
15 May 2017|
Response from SchumacherJack | Reviewed this property |
There is no accommodation, truly close by, however in Cow Head, just a short drive south you will find a hotel / motel, and our favourite, the See Breeze Bed and Breakfast.