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Bruce Alvar Nature Reserve

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Northern Bruce Peninsula

This 67-hectare nature reserve has two main vegetation communities that gently grade into each other – rock barrens dominated by a ground cover of moss and herbaceous plants such as lakeside daisy and wood grass, and semi-open coniferous forests dominated by jack pine.
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Seasonal Use: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Fee Required? No, free to use.
Other Features: Four-Season, Hiking, Sensitive Habitat, Winter Activities
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Name: Bruce Alvar Nature Reserve
Address: Northwest corner of Highways 6 and Dyer’s Bay Road
Mailing Address: 720 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5S 2R4

Bruce Alvar Nature Reserve Photos



MacGregor Point Provincial Park picture

MacGregor Point Provincial Park

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Seven trails for hiking and cycling provide over 21 kilometres for you to explore the many unique areas of the park.

Sauble Falls Provincial Park picture

Sauble Falls Provincial Park

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This historic falls used to power a timber mill and generating station. Now flanked by immature forest, the falls are the end of the Rankin River canoe route - ideal for novice canoeists.

Petrel Point Nature Reserve picture

Petrel Point Nature Reserve

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Petrel Point has boardwalk from where you can view cedar, and orchids in late spring/early summer.