This limestone island is an important part of the eastern Lake
Ontario flyway, a biannual landing site for migratory birds. . Naturalists
speculate that the island was part of a route for plant migration
across the eastern end of Lake Ontario following the retreat of
the glaciers. Several southern species of plants, rare in eastern
Ontario, are found here. Meadows, shrub thickets, and oak-hickory
forests also grow on Timber Island.
Park Facilities and Activities
Access is by boat only and requires permission from the Superintendent
who is located at Sandbanks Provincial Park. The island, which features
a low bluff around the shore, is without docking or other visitor
Location: South of Picton, in eastern Lake Ontario.