Parc national de Miguasha

Exceptional discoveries

Year after year, the Miguasha fossil site provides new marvels that deepen our understanding of the Age of Fishes. Among the 500 or so specimens added to our collections each and every year, certain fossils stand out for their importance, rarity, or beauty. Parks Day is your chance to come and meet a naturalist who’ll unveil the team’s most amazing discoveries and breakthroughs.

  • Where: Registration Centre
  • When: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. (ongoing)
  • Activity free of charge

Behind the scenes

For this exceptional day… we’re making an exception! This is your chance to discover what’s going on behind the scenes during a guided tour of the Parc national de Miguasha research centre.

  • Where: Registration Centre
  • When: 10 and 11:15 a.m., 1:30, 2:45, and 4 p.m.
  • Duration: 75 minutes
  • Reservation required at the registration centre or by phone at 418-794-2475
  • Activity free of charge

The fossil cliff

Join the park warden and naturalist for this guided tour of the majestic fossil cliff. All questions concerning geology, digs, and the fossiliferous formation will be answered!

  • Where: Registration Centre
  • When: 9:30, 10:30, and 11:30 a.m.; 1:15, and 2 p.m.
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Activity free of charge

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