Urban GeoTours

By exploring the geology to local public spaces, urban geology tours provide an opportunity to link geology with cultural and historically significant sites.

Citadel Drumlin

Explore the 15,000 year old glacial drumlin and other urban geology in Halifax with the Citadel Drumlin Loop

Haliburton House, Windsor

In 2021 the Haliburton House Museum initiated a pilot self-guided tour of the museum grounds, providing information about local geology of gypsum mines, sinkholes, but also historic apple orchards and linkages with history of geoscience. This tour was published on AllTrails and is available at: Link

Dartmouth Common Park

In conjunction with the Geological Association of Canada meeting Halifax 2022, a self-guided urban geology tour was produced to highlight the glacial geology features and history that is present in the historic Dartmouth Common, Leighton Dillman Park.

Explore this Dartmouth Park GeoTour (link)