More on Canada’s parks …

Terra NovaTerra Nova is Canada’s most easterly National Park located on Bonavista Bay in Newfoundland.  Here the sea meets the boreal forest.  This area has attracted fishermen for hundreds of years and some of NFLD’s oldest settlement were located in what is now the park.  There are more than 80 km of hiking trails in Terra Nova.  For more information check out the following link:

2006_06-18_IMG_0904-D-Sheldon-Stone--870-x-290-pxGros Morne is famous for being on of the few places on earth where you can walk on the earth’s mantle, usually far beneath the earths surface.  The Tablelands (half a billion years in the making) were created by the coming together of two ancient continents.  You can hike it – with or without a guide. Gros Morne also features alpine highlands, coastal pathways and beaches.

With more than 100 km of trails there is plenty to see and do.  For more trail info go to the following link:

Sable Island:  This park reserve is extremely isolated and reaching it depends on weather.  It lies 300 km south of Halifax.  It is usually reached via air charter or private sea vessel.  There has been little human habitation on the island, but it is home to a herd of feral horses.


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