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Riverside Trail


Pinery Provincial Park            

Passing from dry upland oak/pine forests onto the Ausable River floodplain this trail is home to a diverse variety of plants and animals.

Benches and viewing platforms make this trail ideal for nature watching. Here on Lake Huron, vast waves of sand dunes roll back from the shore to meet groups of towering oaks, the largest oak savanna woodlands remaining in North America.

These ancient trees preside over a mosaic of prairie grasses, wildflowers and shrubs. Sun-drenched meadows teem with rare and unique butterflies, songbirds and reptiles. Go softly here along boardwalks and bicycle trails and endless sand beaches.

Come, too, in winter to camp, stay overnight in a yurt, toboggan and ski on groomed trails.



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