Burgess Shale Stanley Glacier Guided Hikes
Join a Parks Canada interpreter on a full-day hike to learn about the Burgess Shale Fossil Beds.
Guided Burgess Shale Guided Hikes to: Walcott Quarry, Mt. Stephen Fossil Beds or Stanley Glacier and touch 505 million-year-old fossils. For more information, prices and the June and September schedule, call 1-877-737-3783 or visit www.parkscanada.gc.ca/burgessshale. Reservations and payment required.
Burgess Shale Guided Hike 2017 Schedule:
Stanley Glacier – Kootenay National Park
Thursday (July 27 to Aug. 31 only)
Saturday, Sunday, Monday
Moderately difficult 12-km return hike
Mt. Stephen Fossil Beds – Yoho National Park
Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Stone Bugs Galore
Challenging 8-km return hike (7 hours).
Walcott Quarry: Classic Expedition – Yoho National Park
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday
Challenging 21-km return hike (11 hours).
Did you know? The Parks Canada Interpretive Programs are listed as #40 on Travel Columbia Valley‘s 150 Things to do in the Columbia Valley List?