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Stonehammer UNESCO Global Geopark

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Mar 17, 2018
“Not a typical park”
Oct 16, 2017
“Pangea and stones from Morocco in New Brunswick, wow!”
Stonehammer UNESCO Global Geopark is located in Southern New Brunswick on the East Coast of Canada. Stonehammer Geopark is a geological park where you can experience a billion years of Earth’s history. The landscape of the Stonehammer Geopark has...more
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1 Market Square | New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4Z6, Canada
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

This Geopark takes up a big chuck of southern NB with lots of different geographical experiences. Plan to do something else and admire the geography while doing it.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank cefm
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Pangea and stones from Morocco in New Brunswick, wow! This is a way to understand the geology and stone formations in a clear fashion. Better said, a complex concept in explained in a simple fashion.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

Totally worth exploring if you enjoy the outdoors or have any interest whatsoever in geology or nature.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank bill f
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Stone hammer Geopark is a nice place to walk around and view the rock formations cause by erosion from the Saint John River. There are very nice lookouts to view Reversing Falls.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Shawn H
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Further evidence of the presence of Pangea, some of the exposed rock sources from far South America while others source from Africa. You must know what you're looking at or have a guide to show you the difference. Good for rock hounds

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank jwyblf
Reviewed May 4, 2017

Because lot of snow was melting a huge quantity of water was coming down. With powerful sound falling down.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

We stumbled upon this park by mistake. Very interesting history, lovely setting, they even have a restaurant there, which I was surprised to learn is run by a non-profit society. If I lived in Saint John, I would go often.

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank CarefreeMommy
Reviewed July 26, 2016

I was pumped to go to Stonehammer Geopark - the office is at the museum. Driving all the way here I was told that there is no actual 'geopark' the 'geos' are everywhere including Rockwood Park. It's not an actual thing.

Date of experience: June 2016
7  Thank Jaymee S
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Access the fundy Drive at St. Martins, and don't let the folks in Sussex visitor info tell you there's no place to stay in St. martins.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank TDATL
Reviewed February 27, 2016

While I recall geology in high school it really isn't all that captivating to me. keeps my interest for the time it take to read the information board. I could see a definite interest to those more geologically inclined. Park is clean and well kept...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Walt M
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