Edward Island is a low-lying island, densely covered with boreal forest. Geologists and rockhounds can have a field day here, locating specimens of Paleohelikian, Southern Province, volcanic and sedimentary rocks, not to mention the type section for the lower member of the Osler Group. Volcanic flows and basalt sheets intermingle with till from ancient Lake Wisconsin and recent cobble beaches.
Park Facilities and Activities: There are no visitor facilities, and access is by boat only.
Location: In Lake Superior, about 42 kilometres east of Thunder Bay.
Facilities and Activities summary
(807) 475-1495 Size: 600.00 ha Year established: 1985 Park Classification: Nature Reserve
Northwest Zone Suite 221 435 James Street South