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Cliffs of Fundy Geopark Welcome Centre

Cobequid Interpretive Centre

Located In Economy
Where To Find Us
Cliffs of Fundy Geopark Welcome Centre (Cobequid Interpretive Centre)
3246 Highway 2
Economy, NS
Canada B0M 1J0
Areas Served Nova Scotia ; Primarily area from Truro to Joggins/River Hebert.
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Phone 902-647-2600 or 902-647-2312
Contact Anita MacLellan, Chair, Cobequid Interpretive Centre Society//Cliffs of Fundy Geopark Society; Phone: 902 647-2312; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Anita MacLellan 
PO Box B0M 1J0 
3246 Highway 2 
Economy, NS 
Canada B0M 1J0
Volunteers Wanted! Anita MacLellan, Chair, Cobequid Interpretive Centre Society; Phone: 902-647-2312; Email:
Volunteer Opportunity Our Board looks for people from our shore to join the board to help with application for summer students; assist in fundraising efforts; conduct workshops; volunteer at the centre or at fundraising events; assist in searching out funding sources; mentoring and supervision of employees, etc.
Description & Services
Information The Cliffs of Fundy Geopark Welcome Centre provides pictures, videos and interpretive panels as well as trained interpreters, to explain the geology, history and culture of the shore. Information on the Aspiring Global Geopark is readily available. On site is the only original World War II Observation Tower in the Maritimes, which offers a spectacular view of the tides and countryside. There is also a large picnic and recreation area. Bike racks are provided for your convenience.  
The Centre can also provide hiking trail information in Colchester County highlighting the river, gorges, and waterfalls in the Economy River Wilderness Area; Mi'kmawey Debert; Thomas’ Cove Coastal Reserve trails and Partridge Island, Ward's Falls, Cape D'Or and Cape Chignecto trails.
Trail or Water Route Map Nova Scotia Trail Maps; Kenomee Wilderness Trail Maps, Colchester-Five Islands ATV Maps.
Hours June to September 
Monday - Sunday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dates June 15 to September 2
Meetings Monthly
Accessibility All but Tower is wheelchair accessible.
Special Information
Established 1995
Tags Fundy Connect ; Museum ; Recreation Categories ; Tourism