Welcome to our Geopark

Explore, Discover, and Learn in Beautiful British Columbia.

There's more to a Geopark than meets the eye!


Within a relatively small area, the hills, mountains and valleys around the town contain a remarkable variety of geological features.


World Class trackways and fossils have led to BC’s only vertebrate research center being established within the TRGG.  A true cornerstone of our Geopark.

Human History

Prehistoric to the modern we celebrate our diversity and honour our heroes.  Come discover Tumbler Ridge’s Unique history.

Tumbler Ridge UNESCO Global Geopark

About the TRGG

Meet the Tumbler Ridge Geopark Society and celebrate their history.  Learn more about & contact the members of our board

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Timeline Photos

Happy #FossilFriday! Here’s a photo of the #TRGeo team from the Williston Lake Dinosaur Tracksite unveiling!

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BC Transportation and Infrastructure

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Timeline Photos

Thanks to Julie-Tim Croston for this great shot of members from the Grizzly Valley ATV Club enjoying a wonderful day of ORV’ing in the #TumblerRidgeGeo! Check their Facebook group out, Tumbler Ridge Outdoor Motorized Recreational Enthusiasts, for more..

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Peace Cycle 2016 Tour

The Geopark is pleased to be hosting the Peace Cycle Tour this September 9-11. Participants will cover 320 km of amazing scenery on quiet highways over three days. Too much for your to take on by yourself? Build a team and split it up! This is not a race,..

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Info, Contact

A Geopark is an area recognized by the Global Geoparks Network with geological heritage of international significance. The Global Geoparks Network is supported by UNESCO. The geology in a Geopark is linked to sites with interesting archaeology, wildlife, history, folklore and culture. Tourism industry promotion in a Geopark focuses on highlighting the geographical character of a place.

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--Leonardo da Vinci

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Geoparks also inform about the sustainable use and need for natural resources, whether they are mined (like metallurgical coal), quarried or harnessed from the surrounding environment, while at the same time promoting respect for the environment and the integrity of the landscape.
Compared with national or provincial parks which are often “top-down”, government-initiated projects, a Geopark is typically a grassroots, community-driven initiative that depends on local passion and “sense-of-place”.

Founded in the early 80’s as a mining community Tumbler Ridge has developed into a world class destination for eco-tourism.  Featuring a full season’s worth of hiking trails and many other recreational options Tumbler Ridge offers a unique experience.

We have a magnificent diversity of outstanding and accessible mountain geology, extraordinary waterfalls, and dinosaur fossils and trackways unmatched in the known world.

For sheer joy and contentment, I know of nothing like this; a hundred miles or two from any civilization and no human being within miles… the spell of the mountains.
–John Holzworth

If you need more information please don’t hesitate to contact us!  We will forward your inquiry to the appropriate people or groups and get back to you as soon as possible.

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The Geopark’s location within Canada.  The TRGG total area is 8478 km2 or nearly 2.1 million acres.

Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark Within Canada
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We are proud to work with
Peace River Regional District
District of Tumbler Ridge
Tumbler Ridge Museum Foundation
Wolverine Nordic Mountain Society
Peace Region Palaeontology Research Centre