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Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve is a wilderness area and a UNESCO World Heritage Site located at the southeastern tip of Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The reserve is home to the namesake Mistaken Point Formation, which contains one of the most diverse and well-preserved collections of Precambrian fossils in the world. Ediacaran fossils discovered at the site constitute the oldest known remnants of multicellular life on Earth.Plan your Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve visit and explore what else you can see and do in Portugal Cove South using our Portugal Cove South trip itinerary builder site.
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We had a great time visiting the ecological reserve. Our guides, Riley and Cynthia, were fun and very knowledgeable. The hike was stunning. We had plenty of time to examine the fossils. Would... more »
We had a great visit. Interpretation centre was professionally done and tasteful. It is a long drive so I suggest having something to do on the way back from the hike- like a cool local restaurant... more »
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