COVID-19 and your visit to Gros Morne National Park
Openings and services differ across the country. Please check the Parks Canada national information portal dedicated to COVID-19 for regular updates.
Important information about your visit to Gros Morne National Park
All travelers planning to visit the province of Newfoundland and Labrador are reminded that there are travel restrictions in place. Out of province travelers should consult the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador website: https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/individuals-and-households/travel-advice-2/
Visitors must follow local and provincial or territorial travel restrictions, including provincial/territorial requirements for self-isolation. Visitors to Parks Canada places must be aware of any travel restrictions or requirements and plan well in advance.
Visitors must complete any provincial or territorial requirements for self-isolation before arriving. It is not possible to complete self-isolation periods at Parks Canada places.
However, park staff are available: please call the main Park Info Line at (709) 458-2417 or email email@example.com if you would like to reach us..
Park visitors are reminded to follow all provincial health measures to prevent spread of COVID-19, including: maintain physical distancing, wear appropriate personal protective equipment such as a mask, travel within your household bubble, and do not travel to the park if you are required to self-isolate for any reason or while provincial travel restrictions are in place.
What’s open (updated: August 19)
- Old Mail Road
- Steve’s Trail
- Coastal Trail
- Stanleyville Trail
- Green Gardens Trail
- Berry Head Pond Trail
- Mattie Mitchell Trail
- South East Brook Falls Trail
- Tablelands Trail
- Trout River Pond Trail
- Bakers Brook Falls Trail
- Berry Hill Trail
- Berry Hill Pond Trail
- Western Brook Pond Trail
- Gros Morne Mountain Base Trail
- Gros Morne Mountain Summit Trail
- Stuckless Pond Trail
- Lomond River Trail
- The Lookout Trail
- Long Range Traverse
- Northern Traverse
- Snug Harbour
- Green spaces:
- South Gateway
- Broom Point
- Green Point geological site
- Lobster Cove Head (Washrooms OPEN)
- Day Use Areas:
- Shallow Bay (Shelters and washrooms OPEN)
- Western Brook (Shelters and washrooms OPEN)
- Bakers Brook (Shelters OPEN)
- Mill Brook (Shelters and washrooms OPEN)
- McKenzies (Shelters and washrooms OPEN)
- South East Hills (Shelters and washrooms OPEN)
- Lomond (Shelters and Washrooms OPEN)
- Trout River Pond (Shelters and washrooms OPEN)
- Discovery Centre
- Visitor Centre at Gros Morne swimming pool
- Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse
What’s closed (updated: August 19)
- Rocky Harbour Visitor Reception Centre (Now located at the pool on route 430)
- Broom Point Fishing Premises
Camping (updated: August 19)
- Shallow Bay
- Green Point
- Berry Hill
- Trout River
- Snug Harbour (primitive camping)
- Ferry Gulch (primitive camping)
- Green Gardens (primitive camping)
- Stanleyville (primitive camping)
- Backcountry (Long Range Traverse) camping
Your safety when visiting
- Practice proper hand washing hygiene.
- Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others.
- Visitors are encouraged to wear a mask when they cannot maintain a physical distance of 2 metres (six feet).
- Do not visit the park if you are sick. Do not visit the park if you were recently exposed to someone with COVID-19.
- Bring your own COVID-19 hygiene kit: Hand soap/sanitizer, disinfectant spray/wipes, mask, and picnic blanket/table cloth.
Parks Canada is asking Canadians to be cautious when visiting Gros Morne National Park and to respect any closures that are in place. Anyone participating in recreational activities should take care to avoid injury and/or getting lost to help minimize the demands placed on search and rescue teams and on the health care system