Wasson Bluff

Walk past basalt cliffs, cooled from the greatest ever outpouring of lava onto the Earth’s surface, and round to the ‘Dawn of the Dinosaurs’ – here, staff of the Fundy Geological Museum oversee excavations of Canada’s oldest dinosaurs and the creatures that lived – and died – with them in the Fundy rift valley. ‘Wasson’ is designated a Special Place by the Nova Scotia Museum and is protected under legislation in recognition of its importance

Age: Early Jurassic (Hettangian: circa 195 million years)
Access: Trail and beach walk accessible via Two Islands Road, Parrsboro. Roadside parking.
GPS Coordinates: 45.393734, -64.231952
Tide Times: http://www.tides.gc.ca/eng/station?sid=255

*Please note: Wasson Bluff is protected under the Special Places Protection Act, meaning that removal of fossils and geological materials from the site is prohibited under Nova Scotian law.


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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.