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Fern Trail


The Vernon Nature Area trails wind for a total of 5km through large stands of mature Red Pine, Bur Oak, Aspen, common hardwood forests marshlands and a combination of Cambrian Shield and prairie flatlands.

There are two separate locations from which one may view the forest canopies and Lake of the Woods from elavated granite outcrops.



The many trails will aquaint you with the transition zone between the St. Lawrence-Great Lakes Forest Region, the Boreal Forest Region and the Prairie Grasslands. The Vernon property lies on the very edge of these three diverse vegetation zones.

The Fern Trail branches off of the Lookout Trail and joins it again at its end. The Fern Trail is surrounded by many various fern species, thus explaining the trails appropriate name.



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