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Gem Lake Maple Bedrock

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The park is located within the western Abitibi Subprovince of the Archean Superior Province. The bedrock of the park consists of massive and pillowed meta-basalt flows and part of the large Crosby Lake hornblende gabbro sill, components of the Kinojevis South supracrustal assemblage of the Abitibi greenstone belt. Four landform vegetation types were identified. These include dominant, medium-aged red/silver maple, poplar, open muskeg on weakly broken bedrock and exposed bedrock. Moose and white-tailed deer wintering, calving and feeding, as well as warm water fisheries habitat (Crosby and Monocle lakes) also exist in the immediate surrounding area.

Location: Approximately 40 kilometres east of Kirkland Lake, 15.6 km northwest of Virginiatown and 17 km northeast of the community of Larder Lake.

Park Facilities: There are no visitor facilities available.

General Information

Size: 90.00 ha
Year established: 2002
Park Classification: Nature Reserve
2 - 4 Highway 11, South
P0L 1C0

Operating Dates


Not applicable.

Tread Lightly. Nature Reserve