The trail is accessed by boat and begins at a sandy beach. The trail has a healthy black ash swamp and a beaver pond, evidence of changing water levels. Sweet gale, winter holly and speckled alder can be seen along the trail. This trail links to 27.7 km of trails networks.
Mashkinonje Provincial Park consists of a diverse system of wetlands supporting all the major wetland types; marshes, bogs, swamps, fens and ponds; interspersed with undulating granite ridges that cover over 2000 hectares along the West Arm of Lake Nipissing. The park counts among its many wetlands two provincially significant areas the Loudon Basin Peatlands and the Muskrat Creek complexes.
Directions: From the HWY 11/17 junction near Seymour Street, take HWY 17 northwest for 44 km. Turn left at Lavac Road, left again at Beaudry Road, and right at LeClair Road for 6 km. Turn left onto HWY 64, and travel for 25 km until Mashkinonje Provincial Park appears on your right.
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