Burnt Cape Ecological Reserve, Raleigh

(4.9/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
Burnt Cape Ecological Reserve is a nature reserve located within the town of Raleigh, Newfoundland and Labrador, and just northwest of Pistolet Bay Provincial Park. It has a large area of exposed limestone and a naturally harsh climate that permits the growth of rare dwarf flora often found in arctic and alpine areas.
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  • We parked at the edge of the reserve although a 4X4 can drive onto the reserve. A windy barren land with great views from the top. In September there were not many birds.  more »
  • Very doubtful you will meet anyone else up here, we didn't, in the middle of July. Most of the gravel road is single track anyway and you will need nerves of steel in a couple places but it is worth i...  more »
  • What everyone else said. Beautiful and unique. Saw a couple of icebergs in the distance. I wanted to comment on the driving though. We had a Ford Fusion rental car. The gravel road is in very bad shap...  more »
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  • Very barren and unique arctic landscape. Would go with a guide, as there are no trails and no signage. Lots of neat little flowers that will be researched later. Cool rock formations...if you know how to find them and where to walk (there are some high cliffs).