The North Bay – Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) is responsible in part or whole for preserving 15 properties around the region that represent the area’s unique natural beauty and/or are of ecological significance.
Many of the NBMCA's Conservation Areas provide recreational opportunities such as hiking, picnicking, photography, bird watching and canoeing, allowing the public to interact with nature and the great outdoors.
The 4.9 acres was purchased in 1998 by the North Bay - Mattawa Conservation Authority in conjunction with Arthur and Nancy Thompson and the Town of Powassan.
An adjoining trail system, 'The Pines', offers visitors low impact recreational opportunities and spectacular scenic vistas from the top of Powassan Mountain. sightseeing. Powassan "Mountain" provides hikers with a rare panoramic view of the rift valley, and the South Bay of Lake Nipissing and the cross point where the French River Begins.
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