Burgess Shale, Yoho National Park

4.8
#5 of 29 in Trails in Kootenay Rockies
World heritage site · Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Hiking Trail
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  • Kelsey was our delightful and entertaining guide on September 8, 2019. Not having much interest or background in geology or paleontology, I was somewhat skeptical about spending 10+ hours hiking in...  more »
  • My husband and I hiked to the Walcott Quarry on July 30th with Parks Canada. Our guide was Vickie, with her patient and able assistant Ella. Vickie did a great job providing information and...  more »

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