A bend of the York River has become a wetland with an adjacent
sand flat, where poplar, white birch, ash, buffaloberry, and purple
flowering raspberry grow. Minerals found here include nepheline,
sodalite, biotite, zircon, and blue corundum.
Park Facilities and Activities
There are no visitor facilities. There are no visitor facilities.
However, a short walk along an unmaintained road will take visitors
to three picturesque waterfalls within the nature reserve.
Mineral collecting and camping are prohibited.
Living Legacy Land Use Strategy proposed an addition to Egan
Chutes Provincial Nature Reserve. The existing nature reserve and
the proposed addition of Crown land shoreline portions of the York
River may be reclassified as a waterway class provincial park, with
nature reserve zone components within the new park. Click the underlined
text for more information.
Location: About 15 kilometres east of Bancroft
For more information:
Ministry of Natural Resources
P.O. Box 219
Phone: (613) 339-2807