Central Region

Goowiddy Path - Parks Canada Terra Nova National Park

Terra Nova National Park of Canada

Mid May - Early Oct

“Goowiddy” is a Newfoundland term for the low shrubs commonly seen on this trail. Stroll through a mature balsam fir forest that snakes along the coastline of Newman Sound. Keep right at the junction and discover a sandy beach with a small barachois. Catch your breath in the red chair. Level of Difficulty: Moderate to difficult. Length/Distance: 8 km loop. Time: 2.5 - 3.5 hours. Location: Goowiddy Path is located just outside the Visitor Centre, roughly 1km off Route 1 (Trans-Canada Highway).

Locations & Dates

  • Departs from Visitor Centre - 1 km from TCH, Route 1, Terra Nova National Park of Canada
  • 48.5795, -53.9490
  • Mid May - Early Oct


Park entry permit required. Call or see website.

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