Newfoundland And Labrador
Coastal and Mountain Hiking in Gros Morne National Park
Hike and learn about ancient landscapes of Newfoundland, exploring dramatic coastlines, boreal forests and gaining archeological insight as you dig for fossils at Port au Choix.
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Program No. 15232RJ
8 days
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At a Glance

Hike back to — and through — the creation of our planet and the 5 millennia of human inhabitation and struggle for survival in the timeless, rugged and battered coasts of Gros Morne National Park and northern Newfoundland. See how glaciation events and continental drift shaped the land we see today. From alpine vistas, rocky coasts and deep fjords, capture the spirit of the land and people amid stunning views and the lullaby of the seas.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Hiking 2-5 miles daily over varied terrain. Advanced hikers have option of hikes of 7-8 hours at higher elevations.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Hike among the earth’s oldest rock formations and one of the few places where the earth’s mantle is exposed.
  • Explore the precontact Port au Choix National Historic Site to learn how the Maritime Archaic, Palaeo-eskimo and the ancestors of the Beothuk cultures survived.
  • Learn about the rich marine ecosystems that sustained both ancient and modern Newfoundlanders at the Bonne Bay Marine Station in Norris Point.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

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