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Address: Salmonier Line, Holyrood, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 2R0, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 709-229-7189
10:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 15:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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View animals in their natural habitats

What a great spot for kids! Lots to see and some animals blend in . We were lucky enough to see a marten, groundhog, moose,eagles, geese, caribou, owls, gray jays. It's free... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Vicki K
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great spot for kids! Lots to see and some animals blend in . We were lucky enough to see a marten, groundhog, moose,eagles, geese, caribou, owls, gray jays. It's free!!! It was interesting to see fiddleheads and pitcher plant. You can start at anytime and go quickly or make it a relaxing stroll and watch the otter working... More 

Thank Vicki K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We debated coming off the highway for this as it didn't have a huge web presence or reviews. So glad we did! It was excellent! So much care and thought has gone into the exhibits. Instead of going to a Zoo, this is a series of 16 enclosures featuring animals being rehabilitated. Good signage and info for each animal and... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is an amazing walk into a stunningly beautiful and quiet forest. Along the way the chance to see animals in the wild adds to the fun. The staff are wonderfully informative.

Thank kersaraam
Newnan, Georgia
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140 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We were in the area and stopped by. There is no charge to get in. Snowy owl made the trip worthwhile right away. First exhibit. The animals are "rescues" - and we were happy to see the encasements for the animals - nice with lots of room, Some are empty so be sure and read the signs to know if... More 

Thank Kim B
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25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

They rescue native Newfoundland animals here and although there is no guarantee on what you will see, there is no charge. The walk through the woods on a well maintained boardwalk was spectacular and peaceful. Spent about an hour there and took lots of photos. Worth the detour.

Thank Ryan M
Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We were advised to visit this park while we were in Holyrood, NL by several locals. The boardwalk through the park was an hour long, easily traversed, and after hiking many trails through Newfoundland it was nice being able to walk and still look around without looking at our trail to keep from stumbling. We didn't see over half the... More 

Thank n756tk
St. John's, Canada
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36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I had driven by the Nature Park many times and wondered about the facility. Last Sunday my family and I decided to drive from St. John's and explore the facility. The main building is great. A few animal exhibits, a clean building and very friendly staff. The trail is easily accessible by a winding boardwalk that takes you through the... More 

Thank Carl154964
St. John's, Canada
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202 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

To see the native animals birds and plants of Newfoundland in a nice safe setting this is the ticket.Amazing hike through native bogs on nice boardwalks. A must see for the nature traveller .

Thank rickcardo
Raleigh, North Carolina
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20 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

The 2 km boardwalk through forest and bogs is filled with wildlife which is there for rehabilitation. The boardwalk is suitable for strollers or electric wheelchairs. There are elevation changes which would make it tough for a regular wheelchair. Beautiful area and friendly staff in a visitor center with artwork and natural displays.

Thank raleighite50
Vancouver, Canada
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202 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Great place to visit. The whole purpose of this park is to rehabilitate any birds or animals that are found sick or injured in Newfoundland in as close to natural enclosures as possible. As a result, some of the enclosures will be empty as these animals are doing fine. We were lucky enough to visit shortly after one of the... More 

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