This tiny two-hectare reserve is protected for its geological features associated with ancient Lake Wisconsin. Geologists will be most interested in a well-preserved, dual sequence of varved clay. It shows the Barlow-Ojibway Formation below, and the entire Frederickhouse and Connaught Formation above. Varved clay consists of alternating light and dark layers of sediment deposited annually by a lake. Varved clay’s stripes can be counted to reveal the age of the deposit, similar to the rings of a tree.
Park Facilities and Activities: The reserve is without facilities for visitors.
Location: About 55 km southeast of Cochrane.
Facilities and Activities summary
(705) 272-7107 Size: 2.25 ha Year established: 1985 Park Classification: Nature Reserve
Northeast No P.O. Box 730, 2 Third Ave.