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Take A Hike
Posted on May 21, 2013

While visiting the Codroy Valley, Port aux Basques and surrounding areas be sure to enjoy the many hiking opportunities the area offers. Part of the Long Range Mountains a hike on Starlite Trail in Codroy Valley or Table Mountain Trail in Cape Ray will prove to be a worthwhile venture. For those who would like [...]

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Isle aux Morts Celebrating the Folk Dinner Theatre
Posted on May 21, 2013

As a prelude to the Feather and Folk Festival this event will be held Wednesday May 29th at the Hairyman’s Safe Haven Café & Craft Shop in the Isle aux Morts Community Center, The Granite Coast Route 470. Enjoy a Pork Chop Dinner with all the fixings followed by an Old Time Community Concert featuring [...]

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In Our Backyard
Posted on May 18, 2013

Indian Head Range forms the ‘basement rocks’ to western Newfoundland. They formed as a result of mountain building during the assembly of the supercontinent Rodinia. They are on average between 1.3 and 1 billion years old and the oldest rocks found within the island portion of the province. There were 2 attempts to mine iron [...]

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Things To Do

Alpacas of Newfoundland
11 Felix Cove Drive, Box 1 RR2, Port au Port, NL, A0N 1T0
Tel: 709-648-9414
www.alpacasofnfld.ca

Come visit Newfoundland’s first alpaca farm!   Overlooking beautiful Bay St. George, enjoy a magnificent view of the sea cliffs that line the French Ancestors Route along the Port au Port Peninsula.


Harmon Seaside Links Golf Club
Stephenville, NL
Tel: 709-643-4322/6950

Harmon Seaside Links is a Graham Cooke designed nine-hole extension.  Here you will find a "unique and challenging" golf experience.  The course also borders the scenic Gulf of St. Lawrence.


Gravels Walking Trail
P. O. Box 330, Port au Port, NL, A0N 1T0
Tel: 709- 648-2745
Email: gravels@eastlink.ca

This trail provides a 5-6 km walk beside the scenic Port au Port Bay, with various stops and look-out points along the way.


Our Lady of Mercy Church and Museum
P. O. Box 330, Main Street, Port au Port West NL, A0N 1T0
Tel: 709-648-2745
Email: gravels@eastlink.ca,

Looking for some local history?  Visit Our Lady of Mercy Church and Museum.  Here you will see antique furniture, a collection of dolls and children’s toys, artifacts/images associated with the Aguathuna quarry, medical artifacts, religious artifacts and a library of out-of-print books and newspaper clippings.


Lloyd Pretty Art
92 New Mexico Drive, Stephenville, NL
Tel: 709-643-8586
www.lloydprettystudio.ca

View the beautiful art work of self-taught Newfoundland artist, Lloyd Pretty.  Lloyd produces oil, water color and acrylic paintings of traditional Newfoundland scenes.


Stephenville Crossing Wetlands
P.O. Box 68, 73 West Street, Stephenville Crossing, NL, A0N 2C0
Tel: 709-646-2600

Experience nature-in-Newfoundland at the Stephenville Crossing Wetlands.


Codroy Valley Interpretation Center
Codroy Valley, NL, AON 1J0
Tel: 709-955-2109/2459

At the Codroy Valley Interpretation Center, wetlands occupy 925 hectares at the mouth of the Grand Codroy River, providing sanctuary for many migratory birds. The Center houses interactive exhibits focusing on ecosystem and estuary concepts.  A marked trail along the river offers ideal bird-watching opportunities.


Lunar Glassworks
RR #1 P. O. Box 756, Doyles, NL, A0N 1J0
Tel: 709-955-2396

Get beautiful stained glass products at Lunar Glassworks.


Appalachian Trail
P. O. Box 38,Corner Brook, NL, A2H 6C3
Tel: 709- 634-7407
www.iatnl.ca

The Newfoundland portion of this long-distance hiking trail begins in Port-aux-Basques and continues north along the Long Range Mountains to Crow Head at the tip of the Great Northern Peninsula. 


Scott’s Cove Park
131 Caribou Road,Port aux Basques, NL,A0M 1C0
Tel: 709- 695-3592

http://www.portauxbasques.ca/

Get great Newfoundland souvenirs at Scotts Cove Park gift shop, or enjoy some awesome live nightly entertainment.


Arts and Culture Centre
380 Massachusetts Drive, A2N 3A5
Tel: 709-643-4571
www.artsandculturecentre.ca

Check out  the schedule at the Stephenville Arts and Culture Centre; they have a wide variety of programming from the best that Newfoundland has to offer.


Shark Cove Suites and Gallery
18 Currie Ave.,P.O. Box 754, Port aux Basques, NL, A0M 1C0
Tel: 709-695-3831

Need a place to stay? Check out Shark Cove suites, modern and spacious and only 2.5 km from the ferry.


Grand Codroy Wildlife Museum Nature Park
P. O. Box 122, Doyles, NL, A0N 1J0
Tel: 709-955-2555

Experience Newfoundland & Labrador wildlife up close. There are over 300 exhibits, displayed in natural settings. Its the largest animal display in Newfoundland. This is an attraction the whole family will love!


K’Taqmkuk Mi’Kmaw Cultural Museum
Main Street, St. Georges, NL, A0N 1Z0
Tel: 709-647-3022

Situated in an historic court house that was built in 1903, the K’Taqmkuk Mi’Kmaw Cultural Museum houses many historical displays for you to enjoy.  It is one of three of its kind in Newfoundland.


St. Andrews Na Creige Golf Course
P. O. Box 407,St. Andrew’s, NL, A0N 1W0
Tel: 709-955-3322

Another beautiful 9 hole course for your golfing pleasure.


The Harvey Trail
14 Legallis Street, P. O. Box 110, Isle aux Morts, NL, A0M 1J0
Tel: 709- 698-3441
www.annharveydays.piczo.com

Scenic walking trail dedicated to Ann Harvey. Aling the trail you will find information signs about Ann Harvey and the history of the trail, as well as resting benches, a gazeebo and great scenery.


Burnt Islands Interpretation Centre
74 Main Street, P.O. Box 39, Burnt Islands, NL, A0M 1B0
Tel: 709-698-3100
www.burntislandsnl.ca

Here you will find local crafts, great coffee, snacks and a museum of various fishing tools and old way of life for this fishing community!


Rose Blanche Lighthouse
Rose Blanche, NL, A0M 1P0
Tel: 709-956-2052
www.roseblanchelighthouse.com


Port aux Basques Railway Heritage Museum
1 Trans Canada Highway, P. O. Box 1299, Port aux Basques, NL,A0M 1C0

The Railway Heritage Center reflects the voyages that began over 100 years ago and takes a walk back in time to recapture the importance of the railway in Newfoundland’s history.

 


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