Archaeological Digs

There are many archaeological sites to explore down the Southern shore including one in neighbouring Ferryland and one in Mistaken Point. The latter contains the oldest and largest known fossils of complex, multi-cellular organisms from 579-560 million years ago. Access by guided tour only, 1pm daily from the Edge of Avalon Interpretive Centre. Tour is 3-4 hours and includes a 6-km return hike ‘interpretive’ before ‘hike. Visit

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