Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse, Rocky Harbour

Strikingly white against the blue sky, Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse provides arguably the finest views in the area--especially impressive at sunset. Built in the 19th century, this lighthouse is part of a national park that offers many walking trails, scenic viewpoints, and picnic areas. Drop by the lighthouse keeper's house to see an exhibit of local artifacts, or join an educational presentation to hear folk songs performed and learn about the hardships fishermen endured while living and working in along this rugged coastline. Make Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse part of your personalized Gros Morne National Park itinerary using our Gros Morne National Park online trip maker .
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  • Not far from the highway, good parking and a opportunity to see the inside of an old lighthouse and a get an idea of the life of the light keeper.  more »
  • Interesting place to visit. Went here on two occasions - the first was for the guided tour where our very entertaining and charismatic tour guide kept us entertained and taught us lots of stuff that I...  more »
  • On a cold oct day we stopped here. The lunch lighthouse is closed but there are several trails that begin here. Washrooms as well.  more »
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  • beautiful display here at this lighthouse. Take a good walk around.
  • Short trails with fantastic views of Rocky Harbour and the mouth of Bonne Bay. Parks staff are fantastic and knowledgeable about the area.
  • Interesting historical information. Good and relatively easy walk-paths around the lighthouse. Exceptional view of the ocean.
  • Neat little trails and good places to sit and enjoy the sights. The lighthouse keeper's residence is neat too.
  • Great views and a lot of interesting information and knowledgeable staff inside the lighthouse. Would definitely recommend stopping by if in the area and interested in learning about the history of the area.

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Where to stay in Gros Morne National Park

With no accommodations in the park itself, your best option is to stay in the nearby town of Rocky Harbour. There, you can choose from a delightful selection of bed and breakfasts, inns, and guesthouses lining the harbor, safe in the knowledge that you'll enjoy memorable views over the water no matter where you stay. From Rocky Harbour, you can easily arrange day trips into the national park itself.
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