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Vendors › Canmore & Kananaskis › Attractions & Tours › Guided Hikes & Walks › The Burgess Shale

The Burgess Shale

Hwy 1, 30 km (19 mi) W of Lake Louise 
Field, British Columbia

1-866-787-6221

burgess-shale.bc.ca

Description provided by Editors

505-million-year-old fossils challenge Darwin theories. Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation runs vigorous 7- and- 11-hr tours to restricted access Walcott Quarry and Mt Stephen fossil beds Reserve well ahead by calling 1-800-343-3006. Field Visitor Centre has a small fossil display and offers Geo-Walks with fossil talk.

Map to The Burgess Shale