Burgess Shale Stanley Glacier Guided Hikes

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Burgess ShaleBurgess Shale 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 

Kootenay Fossils Revealed

Saturday, Sunday, Monday

Thursday (July 27 to Aug. 31 only) 

Moderately difficult 12-km return hike

(7 hours).

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? 

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