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On the Northern Peninsula we enjoy the outdoors to the fullest! If you are a person who loves the outdoor activities, the Northern Peninsula is the place for you. We have activities to suit everyone! If you enjoy new challenges and staying active, we have lots of Hiking/walking trails, beautiful rivers for canoeing or Kayaking, ski trails and lots of open space for a run or walk to clear your head! There is nothing like breathing in the cool crisp air!
If you just like being outdoors and taking in the scenery, maybe a boat ride, snowmobiling, going to the cabin and having an outdoor boil-up (a meal over a fire) would be more relaxing for you. Enjoy hunting and Fly-fishing? The Northern Peninsula is the prime destination!

We have a short summer season and the weather is not always hot but we love to make the most of those long summer days! Most summer days you can smell the freshly cut grass and BBQ cooking all over town.
We also have many festivals and community events for you to enjoy! These include the Gros Morne Theatre Festival and Lobster Festival in Cow Head;Anchors Aweigh in Rocky Harbour, Trails, Tales and Tunes Festival in Norris Point and the Big Droke Heritage Festival in Bird Cove. There is also an Iceberg Festival held in St. Anthony and Viking Festival in L'anse aux Meadows. The Woody Point Writers Festival is a national event, attracting world renown writers from across Canada. Annual community events include garden parties, Canada Day Celebrations in July and Bonfire Night in November.
Most of the organized recreation activities are run by volunteer groups in each community. If you are interested in getting involved in your new community, there are many ways you can participate as a volunteer. There is lots to do on the Northern Peninsula...You just have to get out there and find it!

See more recreational activities on the Great Northern Peninsula in our Photo Gallery in the Lifestyle Album.
Recreation Facilities
- Community playground
- Deep Cove Boardwalk
- Deep Cove Ski Club
- Walking Trails
- Playground
- Going Healthy Wellness Centre
- St. Margaret's ATV and Hiking Trail
- Bingo Hall
- Conche Ball Field
- Conche Playground
- Cooks Harbour Playground
- Cow Head Outdoor Multipurpose Rink
- Cow Head Ball Field
- St. Mary's Botanical Walk
- Daniel's Harbour Ball Field
- Daniel's Harbour Playground
- Bill's Woods Hiking Trail
- Englee Playground
- Englee Ball Field
- Englee Tennis/Basketball Court
- Hiking and Walking Trails
- Outdoor, Multi-Sport Recreation Field
- Thrombolites Walking Trail/ Marjorie Bridge
- White Rock Walking Trail
- Boardwalk to Black Duck Cove
- Hawkes Bay Ball Field
- Torrent River Nature Park
- John Hogan Hiking Trail
- Hawkes Bay Playground
- Community Hiking Trails
- Gros Morne Summer Music
- Boat Tours
- Parson's Pond Multi-purpose Recreation Court
- Parson's Pond Sports Field
- Dart League
- Ballfield
- Soccer Field
- Softball Field
- St. Margaretís Cross Country Ski Trail
- Hiking Trail
- Basketball
- Softball
- Port Saunders Ball Field
- Port Saunders Skateboard Park
- Port Saunders Playground
- Port Saunders Recreation Centre
- Port aux Choix Softball Field
- Multipurpose Recreationplex
- Twin Towns Stadium
- Portland Creek Playground
- Walking Trails
- Horse Back Riding/Petting Zoo
- River of Ponds Ball Field
- River of Ponds Playground
- Cross-Country Skiing (Parks Canada trail system)
- Arena
- Indoor Swimming Pool
- Soccer Pitch
- Ballfield
- Community Trails
- Playground
- Roddickton Swimming Pool
- Roddickton Arena
- Softball Field
- Playground
- The Farm Day Use Park
- Underground Salmon Pool
- Bottom Brook Park Playground
- East End Playground
- Grenfell Park Playground
- Aurora Ski Club
- St. Anthony Health Club
- Lion's Club Centre
- Polar Centre
- Royal Canadian Legion
- St. Anthony & Area Kinsmen Club
- Bottom Brook Nature Park
- Fishing Point Park
- Friendship Nature Park
- St. Anthony Bight Playground
- St. Barbe Arena
- St Paul's Ball Field
- Gros Morne Golf Course
- Gros Morne Resort Driving Range
- St Paul's Multipurpose Recreation Court
- St Paul's Walking Trail
- Outdoor Hockey Rink
- Trout River Softball Field
- Cross Country Ski Trail
- Bonne Bay Softball Field
- Bonne Bay Recreation Centre
- Woody Point Hiking Trail
- Lookout Trail
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