Parrsboro Journals

Dinosaurs in Parrsboro

A March 2003 trip to Parrsboro by Tenia

Quote: If you're into dinosaurs or rocks you have to stop into Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. Right on the Minas Basin with amazing tides of over 30 feet difference twice a day, it is a walkers and photographers paradise. This is our hometown and the location of our summer cottage.

Dinosaurs in Parrsboro

Overview

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For those interested in geology a stop at Fundy Geological Museum is a must. The museum arranges various walking tours of the area to assist you in identifying fossils and semi precious stones. One of the sites the dinousaur interested needs to see is Wassons Bluff - "Parrsboro Fossil Site designated a Special Place under the terms of the Special Places Protection Act on March 1, 1990. The designation was based on the 200 million year-old fossil assemblages discovered in 1984 by a team of American scientists led by Dr. Paul Olsen of Columbia University and Neil Shubin of Harvard University. The team returned to the site in 1985, when they collected three tons of bone-bearing matrix which contained ...Read More

Pier Restaurant

Restaurant

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Come here for the best seafood in Atlantic Canada. The most popular dish is the Fisherman's Platter with various types of seafood including lobster, clams, and a large piece of fish with great french fries. For a smaller portion try the Fisherwomens Platter.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on April 7, 2003

Pier Restaurant
58 Pier Road
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia

About the Writer

Tenia

Tenia
Rothesay, New Brunswick