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Edward Island

What You'll Like :

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.

General Information

(807) 475-1495
Size: 600.00 ha
Year established: 1985
Park Classification: Nature Reserve
Northwest Zone Suite 221 435 James Street South
Thunder Bay
P7E 6E3

Operating Dates


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