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The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation, Yoho National Park

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Nature / Wildlife Tour · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
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The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation is a registered not-for-profit society in the province of British Columbia and its office is located in Field, BC. The Foundation conducts guided hikes as well as educational outreach programs for students and teachers. The foundation offers guided hikes to the Burgess Shale Walcott Quarry and to the Mt. Stephen Trilobite Beds. Guided hikes take place within the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site. For The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation and beyond, use our Yoho National Park online travel route planner to get the most from your Yoho National Park vacation.

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  • We had a wonderful trip to Mt Stephen trilobite beds. David is our guide, he is knowledgeable and talked about the burger shale, revolution, etc. The hiking is challenge, but you will get reward when....  more
    We had a wonderful trip to Mt Stephen trilobite beds. David is our guide, he is knowledgeable and talked about the burger shale, revolution, etc. The hiking is challenge, but you will get reward when....  more »
  • The end game (fossil quarry) is definitely worth the effort. However, the trip is not for a novice hiker. The trail is good with shade all morning long. The last hill is fully exposed in sun but... 
    The end game (fossil quarry) is definitely worth the effort. However, the trip is not for a novice hiker. The trail is good with shade all morning long. The last hill is fully exposed in sun but...  more »

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