The history of the area includes evidence of native inhabitants. In 1993, an archaeological site was discovered in an area now within the boundary of Clear Creek Forest. Artifact dating indicated a period of occupation dating 900-1500 AD. It features a closed-canopy deciduous forest containing typical species such as Red Oak, Sugar Maple, American Beech,and Shumard Oak. Twenty-four rare vascular plants have been recorded, including the Tall Ironweed, a species of the midwestern praries.
Location: In the municipality of Chatham-Kent, crossing Talbot Trai at Clearville, approximately four kilometres west of the Elgin County municipal boundary.
Park Facilities: There are no visitor facilities available. ATV use, horseback riding, hunting and trapping are prohibited.
Facilities and Activities summary
519-674-1760 Size: 402.00 ha Year established: 2014 Park Classification: Nature Reserve