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The Discovery Center

Gros Morne national Park, Woody Point, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
+1 709-458-2417
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Great starting place

The Tablelands is a must see and the Discovery Centre is the place to start. Make sure you have... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
DetDuke
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Toronto, Canada
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Very Informative

The Discovery Centre is an excellent place that provides an overview of Gros Morne National Park... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Paula S
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Toronto, Canada
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“gift shop” (11 reviews)
“gros morne” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Gros Morne national Park, Woody Point, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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+1 709-458-2417
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

The Tablelands is a must see and the Discovery Centre is the place to start. Make sure you have time to hike the Tablelands and bring water.

Thank DetDuke
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

The Discovery Centre is an excellent place that provides an overview of Gros Morne National Park. The large 3D map of the area is particularly spectacular. Definitely worth a visit to learn more about this unique area. The view of Bonne Bay is also fantastic!...More

Thank Paula S
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

If you decide to explore Gros Morne; PLEASE take the time to stop by the Discovery Center before you set out. This particular Park is massive and is best approached with an agenda in mind. The Staff at the Center proved very helpful in our...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

There are a couple centers and you should start here for maps. Be sure to catch the geogist talks and see the movie. There is a place for children's play, coffee, gift shop.

Thank karenkkl
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

The Discovery Centre is located about 30 KM’s off Route 430 just as you enter Gros Morne National Park. The road to the Discovery Centre is well paved and should present no difficulties. I stopped here in September on a return trip to Newfoundland to...More

2  Thank David B
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

The Discovery Center is located in the southern portion of Gros Morne NP, not far from Woody Point, and is a handy visitors’ center for Park information and refreshment before continuing on to the Tablelands. I picked up their booklet, "Tuckamore: a Visitor’s Guide", which...More

1  Thank retireeVancouver
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is an excellent place to begin learning about Gros Morne. The exhibits are incredibly well done and gives a great deal of information about the history, the area and the wildlife.

Thank BDFD
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Besides the geography and history of the area there is interesting arts and crafts on display and a good boutique here.

Thank harry w
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Stopped here found the information on the local area very interesting. There were displays that were interactive. There is also a nice balcony that overlooks the bay and offers a photo opportunity. Also has a nice gift shop.

Thank Judy R
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Lots of things to check out at the discovery centre...terrific displays, advice on hiking trails and maps, an art gallery and a terrific little gift shop. Still has the best view of beautiful Bonne Bay!

Thank NFGal
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Yes, you can pick up a Passport at any park facility. There are some guidelines for geocaching in National Parks available on the National Parks website. In National Parks no caches will be buried or off trail and it is not... More
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