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The Discovery Center

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Great place to learn about the Park...

The Discovery Center is in Woody Point...not far from Rocky Harbour and Norris Point in a straight... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kevin C
Bedford, Canada
Worth the visit for info about the surrounding parklands...

We were advised to stop in before going out on any hikes, the Center is fairly new and has loads of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tsawwassen, Canada
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Gros Morne national Park, Woody Point, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

The Discovery Center is in Woody Point...not far from Rocky Harbour and Norris Point in a straight line, but almost 1 hour by car as you drive around Bonne Bay...but worth the visit. It is just around the bend from the Tablelands and Green Garden...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were advised to stop in before going out on any hikes, the Center is fairly new and has loads of information available and personnel to help out. The 3D map helps to understand the area. The displays are all very informative and the many...More

Thank raydecloux
Reviewed 1 week ago

Title says it...informative and interactive displays. Found the 'story book table' well done and fascinating to read. Wish I could have taken it home to re-read at leisure. The entrance/exit to the Discovery center is a bit hairy, but well-worth the adventure. Didn't do the...More

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This new centre is fantastic. It has a video of the area and a walking exhibit to describe the geography plus a small cafe. If you need a stop out of the rain or just want some information...stop here!

Thank k t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This centre was one of the most interesting and well thought out tourist centre I have ever visited. the staff were very knowledgeable and took the time to answer your questions. They have first class displays of art, local nature displays and guided walks in...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here to pick up passports for the Parks Canada Gros Morne Geocaching Challenge. The staff were very helpful, would highly recommend stopping in for information. There is a gift shop and cafe as well.

Thank Marie121668
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Centre is a good place to learn about the Tablelands and history of the earth's mantle, shifting of the continents, etc. Unfortunately, their aren't very many displays geared for children and we spent less than hour before we'd had enough.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We stopped at the Discovery Center on our way to the Tablelands trail. It is a clean center and showcases the geology of the area very well. We purchased homemade sandwiches at the cafe. Clean washrooms available. We missed the guided tour of the Tablelands...More

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed July 28, 2018

great place to discovery what Gros Morne National Park has to offer and know the challenge of the hikes.

Thank Rose B
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We stopped in to the discovery center before we went to the Tablelands. There is lots of information about the Tablelands and the Gros Morne area. Some displays are set up and there is also a small cafe and gift shop. There are people working...More

Thank Elaine S
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Response from SylRickTraveler | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can pick up a Passport at any park facility. There are some guidelines for geocaching in National Parks available on the National Parks website. In National Parks no caches will be buried or off trail and it is not... More