The province of Newfoundland is rocky, windy, majestic and absolutely gorgeous. Make it a point to visit the province and at least one of the 20 provincial parks. Here's a rundown of each park by region.
Western Region of Newfoundland
The western region of Newfoundland covers the Great Northern Peninsula, and stretches across the southwest shores of the island from Port-Aux-Basques to Burgeo. There are 9 parks in the region.
Day Use Parks
- Location: Just off the Northern Peninsula Highway, north of Gros Morne National Park.
- Use: Day use
- Season/Hours: Open Early June to mid-September.
- Amenities: Pit toilets
- Things to do: The park is small, but not to be missed. Thousands of years of tidal action against limestone have created a natural rock archway that is awe-inspiring.
- Summer: Picnicking
- Winter: Closed
Codroy Valley is at the mouth of the Grand Codroy River, with a great view of the Long Range Mountains.