Newfoundland RV Camping

Newfoundland RV Camping
Newfoundland, Canada has a heritage steeped in Irish, Acadian, Scottish and French cultures. L'Anse aux Meadows, found in the northwest corner of the province, is a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage site and is one of the first European settlements in North America. There are opportunities for sea kayaking with whales and icebergs, watching millions of sea birds at the Witless Bay Preserve and hiking in herds of caribou on the tundra of the Avalon Peninsula.

Prince Edward Campground and RV Park

The Prince Edward Campground and RV Park is a small campground located outside of the province's second largest city, Corner Brook. Visitors to the RV park can take advantage of the location and visit Gros Morne National Park and L'Anse aux Meadows. Gros Morne has sea kayaking, hiking and wildlife observation.

The RV park has sites for large and small rigs. There are 30-amp electric, water and sewer hookups. Pets are allowed. You can use the campground's showers, bathrooms, laundry facilities and picnic stations. The area has frequent moose activity, and bicyclists can tour the region on the many rural roads and byways.

Prince Edward Campground and RV Park
440 North Shore Hwy.
Corner Brook, NL
Canada A2H 6E6
(709) 634 0456

Newman Sound Campground

The Newman Sound Campground is part of the Terra Nova National Park. The campground has sites for most RV sizes. Electric hookups are included with site fees. RVs should be self-contained with gray water containment. There is a dump station for guest use, and pets are welcome if leashed. The campground has hot showers, bathrooms, barbecue areas, children's activity center and laundromat for guest use. From the campground, you can hike the water's edge, keeping an eye out for minke and humpback whales. Bird-watchers can try spotting bald eagles, herons, osprey and puffins. Moose are frequently spotted in the area.

Newman Sound Campground
Terra Nova National Park
Glovertown, NL
Canada A0G 2L0
(709) 533-2801

Pippy Park

Pippy Park is an urban park in the province's largest city of St. John's. You can enjoy convenient access to historic sites such as Battle Hill and St. John's Harbor. Mountain biking trails can be found in Pippy Park for those inclined toward knobby tire fun. The park has sites for RVs of most sizes. There are showers, bathrooms, Wi-Fi, barbecue grills and playgrounds on the premises. Pets are allowed if leashed. Enjoy the urban attractions of St. John's and book whale watching charters in the harbor. Bird-watchers should drive down the coast of the Avalon Peninsula to the Witless Bay Ecological Preserve to witness the 260,000 mated pairs of Atlantic Puffins, the province's official bird.

Pippy Park
P.O. Box 8861
St. John's, NL
Canada A1B 3T2
(709) 737-3669

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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