Day 41 ( Day 42 , Day 43 ) - Rocky Harbour, NL

We had a beautiful day to travel the 260 miles from Twillingate to Rocky Harbour, NL,which is located on the west coast of Newfoundland in the heart of Gros Morne National Park.

The beautiful weather continued most of the day as we approached Rocky Harbour.

Most of us went to the Gros Morne Visitor Center.

Gros Morne is a huge Canadian National Park and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We gathered information and laid out our plans for the next two days in the area.

Susan and I drove around a little. This is a picture of Norris Point taken from Photographer's Lookout.

This is the harbor at Rocky Harbour.

We then drove out the to Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse. It was closed by the time we arrived so we just walked around and looked at the scenery.

This is the shoreline below the lighthouse.

At 5:00 PM, six of our caravan took advantage of a guided tour, by a park ranger, at Green Point Rocks hiking trail. The trail followed the coastline North from the Green Point Campground, to a outcropping of rocks that forms the cliff at Green Point.

On boundary of the cliff is a section about 180 ft thick composed of layers of shale and limestone with overturned beds dipping 60-70 degrees to the South East. It is marked by the first appearance of a conodont fossil (It looks like a fish), shown in the photo above. (Photos by Carl Bender)

Ten of our group went into town to see the group "Anchors Aweigh" tonight.

They all enjoyed it very much. Particularly the song "Seven Old Ladies Lost in the Lavatory" where one man played the part of each of the seven ladies. (Pictures by Jim Hamp)

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