Hidden Newfoundland


Hidden Newfoundland: 120+ ghost towns, natural wonders, and other off-the-beaten-path destinations

Newfoundland and Labrador has much more to offer than what is found in tourism guides. For explorers both local and from away who wish to step off the beaten track, this guide is for you.

This province is filled with geologic wonders, mysterious histories, curious structures, and off-the-beaten-path destinations. From unexplored cave systems to the remains of Cold War-era aircraft, from deteriorating churches in long resettled communities to abandoned air force bases, from the remains of Newfoundland’s first pulp mill to the intricate mines below many communities, this book will inspire wonder and curiosity—and raise awareness of the many unusual and peculiar locations that are nestled throughout this province.

Hidden Newfoundland describes over 120 of these marvelous, sometimes mysterious places. Each site description includes historical context, information about the area and, of course, insider’s directions for how to get there.

Author Bio

Scott Osmond

Urban exploration enthusiast Scott Osmond has travelled extensively throughout Atlantic Canada, visiting and recording lost and hidden sites. He is also founder of the website HiddenNewfoundland.ca, a popular resource for those interested in visiting lesser known attractions across Newfoundland that later served as source material for his bestselling book ‘Hidden Newfoundland: 120+ ghost towns, natural wonders, and other off-the-beaten-path destinations’.

Scott grew up in Corner Brook, NL and later moved to St. John’s where he completed degrees in civil engineering and geography at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. He now lives in Nova Scotia while completing the ‘Hidden’ series, including the newly released ‘Hidden Nova Scotia: 125+ secret coves, wreck sites, abandoned armaments, and other off-the-beaten-path destinations’.

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