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About 1 hour 20 minutes from Deer Lake and 8 minutes from
St. Paul's you will come to the most northern town in Gros
Morne National Park, Cow Head.
Cow Head plays host to the Lobster Festival each summer. If
you are looking for a Lobster Dinner with the "works" or local
entertainment check it out. The town has a website at
www.cowhead.ca with an abundant of information for tourists
to the area.
Also in Cow Head is Shallow Bay Beach. On this 10 kilometre
beach, swimming, walking, clam digging and mussel picking is
for all to enjoy. Make a visit on a sunny afternoon or late into
the evening. Adjacent to the beach is Shallow Bay Campgrounds.
If you are in to camping, enjoy the beach, and relax after just
minutes away. Use the provided telescope to look for terns.
Watch out for wildlife which is abundant throughout the park.
Also while in Cow Head, visit the "Head". This was originally the
summer residence for local fishermen. In your visit, feel the
ocean which is just metres away from you. See local fishermen,
as boats enter and leave the harbour. Watch local fishermen do
their work. Take a walk along the trail to the Lighthouse. This
Lighthouse still stands as it did in 1909. When you reach the
end of the trail, take in the breath taking view of the ocean.
Looking for Bed & Breakfast accommodations? Check out
Seabreeze Bed & Breakfast, Bayview Bed & Breakfast or J & J Hospitality. Seabreeze Bed & Breakfast also has RV Hookup
available. If you are looking for Hotel/Cabin accommodations, check out Shallow Bay Motel. On your way to or from the
"Head", drop in the Back Cove Cafe for a coffee or a lunch. Adjacent to the Back Cove Cafe, visit the Dr. Henry Payne
Museum. If you are looking for local crafts, check out out Shears' Salmon Flies and Crafts.
Cow Head is also the home to Gros Morne Flights. If you want to see Gros Morne Park and the Long Range Mountains from a
different elevation, check out Gros Morne Flights.
For more information feel free to call the council office at 709-243-2446