Situated near the top of the Bruce Peninsula, Cabot Head is a
geologically significant area, featuring many interesting landforms.
One of these is a section of limestone bedrock that geologists have
called a superb example of a "karst pavement." The rock
in such a pavement has weathered through naturally occurring acids.
Outcroppings of Queenston shale and Manitoulin, Fossil Hill, Amabel
and Guelph limestones are also found here.
The terrain is highly varied with cliffs, scree slopes, wet and
dry rock pavements, ponds, swamps, marshes, and multiple types of
Park Facilities and Activities
There are no visitor facilities. The park which consists of several
unconnected sections, is part of the Niagara Escarpment Parks System
and the Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve. The northern part
of the park is located within the boundaries of Bruce Pennisula
National Park. Visitors are asked to remember that the natural features
in the park are very fragile and easily damaged. Camping is not
Location: Near the northern tip of the Bruce Peninsula
For more information:
MacGregor Point Provincial Park
Port Elgin, ON NOH 2C5
Phone: (519) 389-9056