Woody Point Travel Guide

  • The town of Woody Point, Newfoundland
    The town of Woody Point, Newfoundland
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  • Tableland Mountains, Gros Morne National Park
    Tableland Mountains, Gros Morne National...
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    Woody Point
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Woody Point Things to Do

  • Woody Point - Services for Gros Morne NP

    Woody Point is a typical Maritime fishing village -- only thing special about it, it is surrounded by a national park. That means it has four B&B's and a motel, restaurants and pub, tourist craft stores, school, etc, besides the normal fishing boats and a fish plant.Unfortunately, we could not find a B&B with queen size beds, so we landed up...

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  • Trout River

    Trout River is a seaside town which is located near to Woody Point and the drive there is fantastic. From Woody Point, the road goes up which gives you a panoramic view of Bonne Bay and surrounding mountains. Once on top, the road continues and you will see the famous Tablelands before finally reaching Trout River which is facing the Gulf of St...

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  • Woody Point

    Woody Point is a small town located on the southern shore of Bonne Bay. This town is set among very beautiful backdrop of the famous Tableland Mountains of Gros Morne National Park. From Woody Point, one can have a good view of the town of Norris Point which is across the other side of Bonne Bay. Woody Point is the launching base for hikes to the...

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  • Fishing as a way of life

    Even though tourism is the main form of economy at Rocky Harbour, Norris Point and Woody Point, these towns still rely on fishing off the rich coastal water. You can see fishing boats at these towns as well as Bonne Bay on a regular basis.

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  • Houses, lake & mountains

    The houses, lake (i.e. Bonne Bay) and surrounding mountains create a very scenic atmosphere and a heaven for photography. More photographs are at the travelogue section of this VT page.

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  • The lighthouse at Woody Point

    There is a nice lighthouse at Woody Point overlooking Bonne Bay which is worth a visit if you are there.

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  • Bonne Bay

    Bonne Bay is a big inland bay of the Gulf of St Lawrence and it is one of the most beautiful lakes I have ever seen. This salt water lake is the centre piece of Gros Morne National Park. More information and photos of Bonne Bay and Gros Morne National Park will be available at my VT Newfoundland page soon.

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  • Norris Point

    Norris Point is a small town located on the northern shore of Bonne Bay. This town is set among very beautiful scenery of mountains, lakes, forest etc. From Norris Point, one can have a good view of the town of Woody Point which is across the other side of Bonne Bay. During summer to mid-autumn, there are daily boat taxi services from Norris Point...

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  • Rocky Harbour

    Rocky Harbour is the biggest town at Gros Morne National Park. This small and idyllic town is located at the junction of Bonne Bay and the Gulf of St Lawrence. Most of the tourists visiting Gros Morne National Park will stay at this town. More photographs of Rocky Harbour are at the travelogue section of this VT page.

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  • Woody Point, Rocky Harbour & Norris...

    As you can see from this map, these 3 towns are located along the waters of Bonne Bay. You can spend a few days here to slowly explore the beauty of Gros Morne National Park. In order to get here, you need to drive or take a bus from the town of Deer Lake (more information are at my VT Deer Lake page).

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  • Trout River Pond Boat Tour

    About thirty of us tourists sailed on the Trout River Pond boat tour. For 2 and 1/2 hours, the ship follows the shore of interpretation cruise (English and French) on the Trout River Pond - a 15km long fjord -- at least it once was a fjord, now it is a fresh water lake. The pond (lakes in Newfoundland are often called ponds) lies in the valley...

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  • Hiking near the Tablelands

    As with most national parks, Gros Morne NP has numerous trails (20 day hikes are listed, ranging from half-hour strolls to strenuous day hikes) including trails to the top of the Tablelands. As we did not allow enough time to tour the park properly, we were limited to a couple of the day hikes. One that we enjoyed was the Tablelands Trail. This 4km...

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Woody Point Restaurants

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    by victorwkf Written Mar 3, 2006

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    This lovely restuarant is worth a try when you are at Rock Harbour. More information is at my VT Newfoundland page.

    Fisherman's Landing Restaurant, Newfoundland
    Related to:
    • Wine Tasting
    • Beer Tasting
    • Food and Dining

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Woody Point Favorites

  • Woody Point Lighthouse

    The Woody Point Lighthouse is one of the historic landscapes of Newfoundland. The view from the lighthouse is astonishing, almost surreal. Behold the glorious sea, the quaintly shaped clouds, and the green mountain. Stability and Light. I have long been fascinated with lighthouses. Despite their robust structure, lighthouses are indispensable to...

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  • View of Gros Morne Mountain

    When travelling from Norris Point to Rock Harbour by road, you will pass by a place with fantastic view of Gros Morne Mountain and its surroundings. This photos are taken from this location.

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  • Lovely cove at Norris Point

    Although Norris Point is a small town, it has a lovely cove where the locals and tourists can have barbeque during the summer to enjoy the scenery. Also, you can see the local fishermen going about their daily life while sitting and enjoying yourself.

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