Buchans - Newfoundland and Labrador

Route 370

Located 72 kms from the Trans Canada Highway along scenic route 370, Buchans will take you deep into the interior of Newfoundland.

Steeped in mining history, beginning in 1927, Buchans provided a rich source of zinc, lead, copper, silver and gold. A visit to the Mining Museum will be the highlight of your visit. Dedicated to the memory of 23 native sons who were killed in mining tragedies, the tour guides will provide a glimpse into the past. Discover how Mattie Mitchell, a prospector accidentally uncovered the rich mineral that started it all.

Buchans, because of its location, has a great deal to offer both the recreational and outdoor enthusiasts. The town's recreational facilities include a curling club, stadium, playground and outdoor swimming pool.

The surrounding area contains some of the province's richest hunting and fishing areas, and provides excellent opportunities for wildlife viewing.

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