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Geoheritage Site List

Site list for Geoheritage Day 2021 with thanks to our contributors from across Canada! Click on the site names to find out more.

National Capital Region Sites:

Belvédère Champlain, Gatineau/Champlain Lookout, Gatineau Park, Quebec
Parc Brébeuf, Gatineau
Cardinal Creek Karst, Orleans/Karst de Cardinal
Creek, Orléans

Centennial Flame, Ottawa Building Stone Walking Tour
Hogs Back Falls/des Chutes de Hogs Back, parc Prince of Wales Park
Mer Bleue Bog, Orleans/ La tourbière Mer Bleue
Pinhey Sand Dunes, Nepean/Dunes de Sable Pinhey, Nepean
Place Gascon, Cantley
South March Highlands Trails, Kanata/ South March Highlands, Kanata
Stromatolites du pont Champlain/Stromatolites, Champlain Bridge, Gatineau
W. Erskine Johnstone and Georges Vanier Catholic Schools/ École W. Erskine
Johnstone et École catholique Georges Vanier, Kanata

Newfoundland and Labrador

Brimstone Head, Fogo Island 
Discovery Geopark, Devil's Footprints, Keels
Discovery Geopark, Elliston
Discovery Geopark, Kings Cove - Lighthouse Trail, Brook Point

Nova Scotia

Blue Beach, Avonport
Burntcoat Head, Noel
Cape Split, Scots Bay
Cliffs of Fundy Geopark, Cap d'Or
Cliffs of Fundy Geopark, Three Sisters, Eatonville Harbour
Cliffs of Fundy Geopark, Red Head, Five Islands Provincial Park
Cliffs of Fundy Geopark, Wasson Bluff
Joggins Fossil Cliffs, UNESCO World Heritage Site
Lawrencetown Beach
Peggys Cove
Rainy Cove, Walton

New Brunswick

Duck Pond Beach/Split Rock
Killarney Lake Park, an esker-dammed lake
Odelll Park, Fredericton
Stonehammer Geopark, Tucker Park, Saint John


Géopark de Percé/Perce UNESCO Global Geopark
Miguasha National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site


Chippewa Falls
CN Rock Pile, Bancroft
Jane Goodall Reclamation Trail, Greater Sudbury
Kettle Point Metcalfe Geoheritage Park, Almonte
Pukaskwa National Park
Yellow Bricks, Forsyth Building, Waterloo Virtual Field Trip Stop #10, Waterloo


Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre, Morden


Migmatite, Campbell Collegiate Georock Garden, Regina
Migmatite, La Ronge
Museum of Natural Sciences University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
Seward Sand Dunes, Swift Current
T.rex Discovery Centre, Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Eastend


McConnell Thrust Fault, Mount Yamnuska
The Hoodoos Provincial Historic Resource, near Drumheller / East Coulee

British Columbia

Sea to Sky, Fire and Ice Aspiring Geopark, Esker Basalts at Cal-Cheak North
Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark, Flatbed Valley Pool Trackway
Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark, The Shipyard–Titanic area of Mount Babcock


Miles Canyon Basalt, Whitehorse
Sand Dunes, Carcross


Mount Asgard, Auyuittug National Park

Geoscape Canada Poster

The Geoscape Canada Map shows the geological regions in Canada, and some of the most prominent features.  Click on the map to enlarge it, or visit the Canadian Geoscience Education Network Geoscape Poster site to see the original poster here