Avonlea Dirt Hills

  • Located in the Dirt Hills near the town of Avonlea on private land
  • Trip will be hiking in the Dirt Hills that were formed during the last ice age and exposed rocks on the surface that are up to 75 million years old with a focus on glaciation, rocks and minerals, weathering and erosion, and the Indigenous people of the area.
  • Full day field trip
  • This site is not accessible by wheelchair or cart.

Related Documents:

Outdoor Field Trip Student Checklist
Lost in Time Pre and Post Information


Curriculum Connections



Earth  Science 30

FO3 Analyze how geologists use the fossil record and relative and absolute dating methods to determine the geological history of Earth and to construct the geologic time scale.