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Cape St. Mary’s and Mistaken Point Ecological Reserves open tomorrow


By Alicejmichel - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=49391550

Another sure sign that summer is on the way, visitor services at the Cape St. Mary’s Ecological Reserve and the Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve will open for the 2023 tourism season on Monday.


The hours of operation for the visitor centre at Cape St. Mary’s are Monday to Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Extended hours will begin in June.


The hours of operation for the Edge of Avalon Interpretation Centre at Mistaken Point are Monday to Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Viewing of the fossils at Mistaken Point occurs through guided hikes. The fossils found in the area are the oldest large and architecturally complex organisms in Earth's history.


Last year, the Cape St. Mary’s Ecological Reserve recorded 14,280 visitors.


The UNESCO World Heritage Site will close for the season on Friday, October 13.


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