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What to do on the

On the Northern end of Gros Morne National Park, The Turnip is a great mid-way point for exploring The Great Northern Penninsula. 

Great Northern Peninsula

Adventure Awaits

which way today?

The Turnip

South of The Turnip

 
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Wanderer's Peek Trail

5 minutes south

Newfoundland's only short story trail

5.1 km- approx. 3 hours

Spectacular views!!

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Shallow Bay Beach

10 minutes south

Shallow and sandy beach 

Great for swimming or chillin

Often see clams, sand dollar, jelly fish

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Lighthouse Trail

10 minutes south

non active, built in 1909 in the hollow of promontory on Cow Head Summerside accessible by scenic walking trail.

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Old Mail Tail

10 minutes south

An easy 1.5 – 2 hour, 2 km return walk between the sand dunes, forest, and campground at Shallow Bay. Every winter from 1882 to 1952, mailmen travelled it by dogsled to deliver mail along the coast.

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Western Brook Boat Tour

20 minutes south

Popular tour of the fjord at Western Brook

About an hour hike to the boat dock

Great for winter snowshoeing

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Green Point

30 minutes south

 Almost 500 million years ago, these rocks formed on the bottom of an ancient ocean. 

A short pathway leads to the shoreline for close up views of the rocks or follow the cliff top pathway to a spectacular view over the point.

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Coastal Trail

30 minutes south

An easy2 hour, 6 km return. This trail follows the old mail road along a cobble beach, small ponds and coastal tuckamore that provide a pleasant variety of habitats. Wonderful ocean breezes, lovely sunsets, migrating shorebirds and ducks.

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Berry Hill Trail

41 minutes south

1.5 km short but steep hike, lots of stairs. Climb the trail to several viewpoints atop Berry Hill.
Trail head for Baker's Brook falls also located here. (great hike I will add eventually lol)

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Gros Morne Mountain

50 minutes south

2nd highest mountain in Newfoundland

16 km difficult hike

approx. 7 hours

closed until July to protect the flora and fauna

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The Tablelands

1.5 hours south

Half a billion years in the making!

Walk on the earth's mantle

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North of The Turnip

 
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The Arches

10 minutes north

Awesome rock formations

Great for sunset viewing

If you're into it, you can climb them!!

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Bellburns Community Trail

26 minutes north

1 km hiking trail to the beach. Great place to wander

Lots of rock formations to climb

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French Rooms

Cultural Centre

1.25 hours north

Costumed Demos of French bread making...and tasting :)

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Thrombolite Walking Trail

2 hours north

1.4 km easy trail

approx. 30 minutes

Great for stretching your legs

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L'anse Aux Meadows

3.6 hours north

Confirmed Norse site

See the recreated Viking settlement

Not just the historical site, but check out The Norstead Viking Village and hiking trail

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Norstead Viking Village

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