Gros Morne Nat Park , Canada

Gros Morne National Park is a world heritage site located on the west coast of Newfoundland. At 1,805 km2 (697 sq mi), it is the second largest national park in Atlantic Canada. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Gros Morne National Park protects an area of impressive natural beauty, rural Newfoundland culture, and unique geological wonders. The park's namesake mountain, Gros Morne, is the second highest point in Newfoundland at 806 metres.

The park is located in the Long Range mountains, an extension of the Appalachian chain running up the west coast of the island of Newfoundland. The landscape of the park is mountainous and rugged, and has a number of interesting geological features, including a number of fjords and the barren Tablelands.

Things to see and do

* Hiking
* Boat tour on Western Brook Pond
* Wildlife
* The Tablelands
* Pissing Mare Falls

General Information

Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Language – English, French
Population – 4,000 approx
Land Area – 1,805 km²
Electricity – 2 flat perpendicular pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 1

Transport Links – Most visitors to Gros Morne will probably either fly in to the airport at Deer Lake, about an hour away, and rent a car there (a number of major rental companies have a presence), or take the ferry from North Sydney in Nova Scotia.

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