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Enhanced Signage at Quality Falls – East Meets West

The Tumbler Ridge Aspiring Geopark aims to enhance the visitor experience in Tumbler Ridge by providing interpretive signs along the hiking trails developed over the past fifteen years by the Wolverine Nordic and Mountain Society. The trail to Quality Falls, being close to town, fairly short, relatively easy, and leading to an attractive waterfall with…

Babcock Boardwalk Installed

  2500 screws – that is how many it took for a team of volunteers from the Wolverine Nordic & Mountain Society (WNMS) to construct twenty-seven 12-foot-long boardwalks in the Helm backyard. Their destination: the trail to Babcock Falls, so as to enhance this popular destination for hikers and at the same time protect the…

TRGG Brief Progress Report

It was 23 months from when the idea of a Geopark was first mentioned in Tumbler Ridge, till the designation of the Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark in New Brunswick in September 2014… 23 months of exceptionally hard work by a dedicated team of volunteers. Then there were a few hours of euphoria, celebrating being one…

Shipyard – Titanic Trail Upgrades

Charles Helm This photo, taken by Gilles Goddard, is of the first twenty metres of the hiking trail to the Shipyard-Titanic area. This trail, developed and maintained by the Wolverine Nordic and Mountain Society (WNMS) volunteers, has become one of the most iconic Geopark attractions, given its magnificent rock formations and the excitement of trying…

Boardwalks installed on Windfall Lake Trail

The five kilometre hiking trail to Windfall Lake was developed by Wolverine Nordic and Mountain Society (WNMS) volunteers in 2008. Since then it has become one of the most popular trails in the region, leading to superb mountain and lake scenery. Its intriguing geology and internationally significant fossil-bearing areas also make it a geosite of…

A New Tyrannosaur Footprint Near Tumbler Ridge

There are fourteen tyrannosaur tracks that have been discovered worldwide. No less than nine of these have been found within the Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark, while there are three from Alberta, one from Mongolia, and one from New Mexico. Some of the first to be discovered within the Geopark are of great international significance and…