Carrs Brook

Travel back to the ‘Dinosaur Era’. The rocks at Carrs Brook have yielded an important cross section of life in the Mesozoic Era, including fishes, whose descendants today find their way to traditional fishing weirs and to our table.

Geological Formation: Blomidon and Wolfville formations
Age: Late Triassic (circa 220 million years)
Directions: Where Highway 2 crosses Carrs Brook, take the road to the left (east) of the brook. Park, and head right (west), crossing the brook, to the coastal cliffs beyond. Be aware that parking may not be available during very high tides: consult tide tables!


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Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day! The Mi’kmaw peoples have inhabited this region for more than 11,000 years and we honor and respect their ethical space. If you have the opportunity, visit the the Millbrook Cultural & Heritage Centre for this wonderful celebration taking place today (June 21).Updated NIPD Poster🤩🤩 (Times may vary) ... See MoreSee Less
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Congratulations Dr. Brian Sanderson and team!Big congratulations to science superstar Dr. Brian Sanderson and team for winning the prestigious Best Paper Award for 2023!"Measuring Detection Efficiency of High-Residency Acoustic Signals for Estimating Probability of Fish–Turbine Encounter in a Fast-Flowing Tidal Passage” is just one of many outstanding contributions Brian has made to our understanding of the Bay of Fundy, and we are grateful, delighted...but not-at-all surprised...to see his insight and hard work recognized on the international stage! ... See MoreSee Less
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Amazing Slot Canyon Tour here in the Geopark with Local Guy Adventures complete with an invigorating waterfall experience! ... See MoreSee Less
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Join the Fundy Geological Museum and the Parrsboro Public Library for a Family Science Fun Day on June 27 exploring asteroids and space in honour of World Asteroid Day! ... See MoreSee Less
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Here's an amazing Geopark adventure only recommended with the safety of experienced guides like Tide Rollers & Mudlarkers who know how to navigate our fast moving Bay of Fundy tides. ... 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.