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Butter Pot Provincial Park

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Lovely weekend!

My partner and I spent 2 nights at this park. We slept in a tent, and found our site to be suited... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
St. John's, Canada
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Busy park

This park is located off the Trans Canada Highway at exit 38. It's quite large; the comfort... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Sudbury, Canada
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Highway 1, Holyrood, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 2R0, Canada
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

My partner and I spent 2 nights at this park. We slept in a tent, and found our site to be suited for this! While it wasn’t a traditional tent site, so the ground was a little rocky. We threw a fleece blanket on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank spm208
Reviewed 27 June 2018

What an amazing and interesting camp site for trailer and tent alike. Everyone has their own very privet wild setting plot.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lindaphoenix
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This park is located off the Trans Canada Highway at exit 38. It's quite large; the comfort station was quite far away so we had to hop in the car to get there. There was a pit toilet close to our campsite, though. We booked...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Pitched a tent in site 65! Must have been a tent for an Rv because it was huge, too open for a tent (our fault for booking that way, not the parks) but we were very close to the bathrooms so that was a plus!...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Morgan F
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This park is a place of beauty.. Lots of nature around you , quiet/ peaceful,trails to walk, lovely swimming area, clean camp sites and comfort stations. Near the town of Holyrood, 25 minutes for St. John's if your visiting the province. A weekend getaway for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank butlandtee
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Pretty good private campsite (#9) nice view of the ridge. Pit toilets and showers are quite a walk. Ranger checking in wss too busy on her phone to give us a map. But it was very peaceful and quiet.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank BLWScott
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Have camped at several Prov Parks and found this one not be on par with say one like Cheeseman near Port aux Basque. The park staff were quite good. The sites need some dressing up with grass cut etc.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Caper906
Reviewed 5 September 2016

While Butter Pot Provincial Park doesn't offer many more views than the drive across the Avalon Peninsula, it does have an excellent campground with a peaceful setting. We came later in the evening and the park administrator was kind enough to allow us to camp...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Mark L
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Worth the hike is butter pot hill. The trail head is just by the bathrooms, however it is a little misleading as the actually trail head does not start till like 3 km in and then an other 3 km, but well worth the hike...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank william t
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Not a bad choice. I would score 3.5. Quite a few large sites that could take 35' unit. Some of the very best sites are taken by seasonal campers but lots of good choices. As others have stated reasonable degree of privacy. All the seasonal...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Bob N
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Bonnie M
29 May 2018|
Response from nickelcitygirl | Reviewed this property |
Campfires were permitted when we were there (end of June 2017), and each site had a fire pit.