Three Sisters

Sea stacks, frozen in time by Kluscap, remnants of lava flows and magma intrusions from deep within the Earth underscore the wilderness of Cape Chignecto. Mi’kmaw legend tells another story of three mischievous sisters, turned to stone. Best experienced by sea kayak, a visit here
is one of the great outdoor experiences in the Aspiring Geopark.

Geological Formation: Fountain Lake Group
Age: Devonian-Carboniferous (circa 360-320 million years)
Directions: The best way to experience the Three Sisters is by a sea kayaking expedition from Spicer Cove. To view them from land, continue past the bridge at Spicer Cove turning right towards Eatonville day use park (a well maintained trail system) of Cape Chignecto Provincial Park. From the parking area, hike the trail, bearing at the trail junction.
GPS Coordinates: 45.420339, -64.921326
Tide Times: http://www.tides.gc.ca/eng/station?sid=235


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As the new Manager of the Cliffs of Fundy Geopark, I was so pleased to spend some time today at the Welcome Centre in Economy and meet up with Anita and her summer students Allison and Maddie. Did you know they have a wealth of knowledge and displays about the geology of the Geopark area, as well information about our history, cultures and geneaology, a model of a fish weir complete with specimens and a WW2 tower that you can visit? Check out all the geosites at www.fundygeopark.ca. ... See MoreSee Less

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We're happy to see the Fundy Geological Museum open again for visitors. What a wonderful resource for people of all ages. They do have some special COVID precautions in place, so check out their website at www.fundygeological.novascotia.ca. ... See MoreSee Less

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A photo from intrepid explorer Allen Shepherd of a wild, beautiful cove and sea cliffs in Cape Chignecto Provincial Park, with Isle Haute in distance. #rediscovernovascotia ... See MoreSee Less

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Today & everyday, Cliffs of Fundy celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day. The Mi'kmaw legends of Glooscap (Kluscap) are as much a part of this place as the tides, the cliffs, the rocks, and the hills. Our symbol is inspired by a traditional Mi'kmaq pattern that reflects water and our home on the Bay. ... 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.