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Parc national de Miguasha

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When fish ruled the world … Travel 380 million years back in time and discover the fascinating world of the fossilized fish found at Parc national Miguasha. The park is the only one of its kind and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offering a family experience with a wide range of activities for everyone.

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Parc national de Miguasha Mathieu Dupuis | © Sépaq
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The Elpi Rally

Children love treasure hunts! The Elpi Rally is a fantastic way for them to learn while looking for a real treasure … Think you can find it?

The Elpi Rally

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Elpistostege: the origins of a quest

The only complete specimen of an Elpistostege ever discovered is on display in its very own exhibition hall. Learn recently revealed secrets about this fascinating fossilized fish and discover why your own origins lie in the warm waters of Miguasha some 380 million years ago.

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A cliff that takes you back in time

This fossil bearing cliff is the very reason behind the park’s creation. It has provided us with over 16,000 specimens of fish, plants, and invertebrates from another era. Come join one of our park warden-natur alist to learn more about the area’s fascinating geology.

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Get your shovels and start looking!

For the little ones! Experience this initiation to the discovery of fossils buried under the sand. Using yo ur tools, discover what’s hidden there.

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The “Evolution of life” trail

NEW! Experience the passage of over 500 million years on an enchanting 3.5 km trail. Learn about the main stages in the history of life on Earth and test your thinking skills in “The present is the key to the past”, an all-new rally.

The “Evolution of life” trail

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L'Échoppe gift shop

The most beautiful gift shop in all of Quebec’s national parks! Jewelry, stones, geodes, crystals, locally made crafts and, above all, casts of Miguasha Park’s famous fish fossils. Treat your self!

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