From the parking log parking lot of Western Brook Pond boat tour. It’s a 2.5 km walk to the dock, on a cleared trail and wooden boardwalk through squishy bog. This was one of the beautiful views from the path of our destination – the glacial carved mountains of Gros Morne National Park.
Parks Canada displays at the dock tout Western Brook Pond It’s about 10 km long and 1 km wide, and only two motor boats are ever on it (the tour boats), then it’s just kayaks and canoes. It was once a fijord, and ancient whale bones have been found, but today the access to the sea no longer exists and it’s very deep and filled with fresh water. Two thousand-foot cliffs tower over tour passengers, waterfalls cascade pure spring water hundreds of feet. The wildlife you might see in the area could include eagles, moose and bear.
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Western Brook Pond, Gros Morne, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada