We tell these stories like no one else on Earth!

How to Find Us:
The Cliffs of Fundy UNESCO Global Geopark is located along the north shore of the Minas Basin of the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, stretching from Lower Truro in the east to Apple River in the west, a distance of 165 km. Most of our geosites can be accessed by NS highways 2 and 209 as they meander along this awesome coastline.

Highest Tides:
The Bay of Fundy is home to the highest tides in the world, and they have helped to shape our landscape. Visit the amazing cliffs, tidal estuaries, beaches, waterfalls, trails, and lighthouses.

Indigenous Heritage:
This is Mi’kma’ki. We acknowledge that we are on the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaw people who are the ancestral stewards of this place. The Mi’kmaw peoples have inhabited these shores for more than 11, 000 years and we honor and respect their ethical space. We are the home of the legendary Kluskap and steeped in his legends. The origin of the Five Islands, the Three Sisters, and the special significance of Partridge Island are but a few of these stories and places. The Cliffs of Fundy Geopark honours the ethical space of the Mi’kmaw people and their oral traditions of cultural geoheritage.

Geological Significance:
Evidence of the Earth’s incredible natural history includes the best example of how the supercontinent Pangea was formed 300 million years ago and broke apart 100 million years later. The massive Cobequid Fault provides a formidable backdrop of our environment.

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Exciting news from the Cliffs of Fundy Geopark. We will soon be opening a 2nd office, to be located in downtown Parrsboro. This venture is made possible though the efforts of many people. We will take a bit of time to get the space ready to go, but look forward to seeing you there in the not too distant future. Of course, we still have our main office in Debert, and welcome you there at any time. We are on the lookout for some donated or reasonably priced furnishings for the Parrsboro office. Has your business recently upgraded your furniture and you are looking for a new home for what you used before? Do you have some stuff taking up space in your basement or garage that could take on a Geopark life? We would be so appreciative to hear from you. In particular we need office desks and chairs, a meeting table and chairs, shelving for merchandise displays and for storage, filing cabinets, waste receptacles, and a coffee maker would be fabulous too. Please send us a private message if you can help or call us at 902-641-2225. Meanwhile check out our windows!!#cliffsoffundy ... See MoreSee Less
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The Cliffs of Fundy Geopark and FORCE (Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy) held a working lunch meeting yesterday to explore more ways that these two organizations can collaborate and present some shared programming in the future. Thanks to Paul Aitken and his staff at The Maple Inn for the fabulous lunch and gracious surroundings. We'll be back!#cliffsoffundy#force#mapleinnparrsboro ... See MoreSee Less
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Check our our newly expanded online store for the Cliffs of Fundy Geopark. We now a fabulous collection of books for all ages by local authors and on topics in keeping with the work of the Geopark. Here is the link to our shopping page: fundygeopark.ca/shop/ ... See MoreSee Less
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On Saturday September 18th, the Cliffs of Fundy Geopark conducted a Shoreline Cleanup at three locations in Colchester County:- Glenholme (Little Dyke Beach)- Bass River (Saints Rest)- Five Islands Lighthouse ParkA big thank you to our community partners for their contributions:#WrightsPharmasave Wright’s Pharmacy for the sharps containers;#ColchesterWasteResourceManagement – for their volunteer help and for collecting and safely disposing of the trash we collected;#TruroBuzz- for their participation and for helping us spread the word;#MunicipalityofColchester- for the pylons and flagging tape;#CourtneySylvester – for volunteer time and participation;#ThrownTogetherPottery – for the weigh scales.We collected a total of 25kg of garbage from the shoreline! Our winning finding was cigarette butts with a count of 352 collected during the cleanup (over 14 packs)! Cumberland County - it's your turn in the spring!#ShorelineCleanup#cliffsoffundywww.facebook.com/ColchesterWRMwww.facebook.com/TruroBuzz/ ... See MoreSee Less
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What is a Geopark?

A Geopark is a designation that attracts tourists wishing to explore the connections between geology, local communities, culture, and nature. Geoparks are designed to promote tourism and celebrate a region’s uniqueness, and do not prohibit any land use.