Canada's Coolest School Trip

About Stanley Glacier

Stanley Glacier

This family oriented hike is an excellent introduction to the Burgess Shale on a relatively easy trail in Kootenay National Park. Hike through a fire swept forest to the base of Mount Stanley where you will find trilobite, brachiopod and sponge fossils way older than dinosaurs! You’ll even see the “Stan animal,” a 500 million year old predator recently discovered here!



Stanley Glacier

7556 Main Street East
Radium Hot Springs BC

Tel:  250-347-9505 
Email: pc.kootenayinfo-infokootenay.pc@canada.ca

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