This 1,070 km² reserve comprises one of North America's most southerly, unspoiled barrens. The Avalon woodland caribou herd is the most southerly caribou herd in Canada. The reserve is an excellent place for hiking, canoeing, skiing, angling, hunting, bird and wildlife watching, photography, and wilderness camping. Entry permits are required before visiting the Reserve. These are available for free from Natural Areas. Contact Natural Areas or visit the website for more information.

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Locations & Dates

  • Via Horse Chops Road from Route 10 (V22), Avalon Wilderness Reserve
  • 47.1714, -53.1498
  • Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2019
  • Via Cape Pond Road from Route 10 (U22), Avalon Wilderness Reserve
  • 47.0969, -53.1199
  • Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2019



  • Entry Permits are required before entering reserve. These are available free of charge from Natural Areas.