Water's Edge Trail 3.5
This trail winds around the point, across the beach and along the
south shore of McPhee Bay. Starting near the park entrance, the
first stretch is wide and flat along the scenic shores of Lake Simcoe.
At the most southerly tip of McRae Point, there is a splendid view
of Strawberry Island and of Lake Simcoe. Keep an eye out for wild
ducks.Watch for birds and wildlife as you walk through cedar and hardwood
swamps and climb to a mixed forest and cedar ridge. A boardwalk
crosses the fern-thick marsh then hugs the Lake Simcoe shore before
reaching a lookout.
Fishing - The sport of fishing is no
stranger to Lake Simcoe, one of the largest bodies of freshwater
in the area. Its inhabitants include sunfish, walleye, lake trout,
smallmouth bass, perch and lake whitefish.
This rich wetland and forest supports a variety of animals and 79
species of birds, including the yellow-throated vireo and pileated
Boating - McRae has a boat launch and
Swimming - Swimming is good at the long,
sand and pebble beach.
Hunting in this park is subject to the Ontario Hunting Regulations. Certain restrictions apply. For more information, contact the park or your local area or district office of the Ministry of Natural Resources.