Barachois Pond Provincial Park

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Barachois Pond Provincial Park
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Map showing the location of Barachois Pond Provincial Park
Map showing the location of Barachois Pond Provincial Park
Location of Barachois Pond Provincial Park in Canada
Location Newfoundland, Canada
Nearest city Stephenville, St. George's
Coordinates 48°28′20″N 58°15′11″W / 48.47222°N 58.25306°W / 48.47222; -58.25306Coordinates: 48°28′20″N 58°15′11″W / 48.47222°N 58.25306°W / 48.47222; -58.25306
Area 35 km2 (14 sq mi)
Governing body Newfoundland and Labrador Government - Parks & Natural Areas Division

Barachois Pond Provincial Park is a large and popular Provincial Park in the southwest of the island of Newfoundland. The park covers an area of 35 km2 (14 sq mi). The park is situated off the Trans-Canada Highway, near Stephenville.

There is a hiking path to the top of Erin Mountain, a peak in the Long Range Mountains which run along the west coast of Newfoundland. The trail takes about 2 hours to traverse.

Barachois Pond is a large lake located in the park.

Chipmunks were first introduced into Newfoundland here.

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