Musgravetown - Newfoundland and Labrador

Musgravetown is located in Goose Bay, Bonavista Bay on Route 233, just past Bunyan's Cove. First settled in the 1860's by Joseph Greening, it was called 'Muddy Hole', but later received the name, Musgravetown from Sir Anthony Musgrave, who was Governor of Newfoundland during the mid 1800's.

Today, Musgravetown is a farming community consisting mainly of dairy, poultry and root crop farming.

Musgravetown has several Children's Playground areas sponsored by various community groups. Also, there are convenience stores, a gas station, a hardware store, a medical clinic and pharmacy, as well as a pub and eatery.

Malcolm Brown Memorial Park

This park is owned and operated by the Town of Musgravetown. Features of the park include swimming in fresh water pond, relaxing on a sandy beach, fishing, a cookhouse, more new campsites for overnight camping for tents and trailers, sewer removal for trailers,, two new activity play centres, children's playground, outdoor toilets and change room. Pets are permitted.

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