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Frequently Asked Questions - General Information

  1. What are the hours of operation for visitation to Salmonier Nature Park?
  2. What is the admission fee for entrance to Salmonier Nature Park?
  3. Where is Salmonier Nature Park located?
  4. What is the distance around the trails at Salmonier Nature Park and approximately how long does it take to walk around the Park?
  5. Is Salmonier Nature Park wheelchair accessible?
  6. Can I visit Salmonier Nature Park when the park is closed for the season?
  7. Does Salmonier Nature Park have overnight accommodations, camp sites, etc. If not, where are overnight accommodations available in the area?
  8. 10. Are pets allowed at Salmonier Nature Park?

 

1. What are the hours of operation for visitation to Salmonier Nature Park?

Salmonier Nature Park is open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Gate close at 5:00 p.m.) seven days a week from June 1 - Labour Day. From the day after Labour Day to Thanksgiving Day, Salmonier Nature Park is open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Gate closes at 3:00 p.m.) However, please note these hours apply only to park visitation - administrative, maintenance, education, and animal care staff are available year round.

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2. What is the admission fee for entrance to Salmonier Nature Park?

Admission to Salmonier Nature Park is free.

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3. Where is Salmonier Nature Park located?

Salmonier Nature Park is located on the Salmonier Line (Route 90) 12 km south of the Trans Canada Highway (Route 1) on the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland. View the (map).

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4. What is the distance around the trails at Salmonier Nature Park and approximately how long does it take to walk around the Park?

The trails at Salmonier Nature Park are approximately 3 km in length and most people complete the walk in an hour.

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5. Is Salmonier Nature Park wheelchair accessible?

There is a boardwalk on the entire trail. This makes Salmonier Nature Park wheelchair and stroller friendly. Plans are underway to make the park completely wheelchair accessible in the near future.

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6. Can I visit Salmonier Nature Park when the park is closed for the season?

When the park is closed to the public, it continues to be very busy with animal care and maintenance work. Frost and snow may cause slippery trails. Call ahead and if conditions permit you may be allowed to access the park during off season.

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7. Does Salmonier Nature Park have overnight accommodations, camp sites, etc. If not, where are overnight accommodations available in the area?

Salmonier Nature Park does not provide accommodations or have any campsites. However, there are several campgrounds/trailer parks/bed and breakfasts and cabin resorts in the area. Some of these are as follows:

White Pines Family Resort, Salmonier Line: (709) 229-7373
The Wilds at Salmonier River, Salmonier Line: (709) 229-5444
Irish Loop Resort, Salmonier Line: (709) 229-5200
Beach Cottage Motel and Restaurant, Holyrood: (709) 229-4990
Salmonier Country Manor, Mount Carmel: (709) 521-2778
Trelawney House, Colinet: (709) 521-2498

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8. Are pets allowed at Salmonier Nature Park?

No. Absolutely no pets are allowed at Salmonier Nature Park.

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