Coral Rapids Provincial Nature Reserve

Location: Northeast Zone Ontario
Region: Northeastern
Character: Nature Reserve
Length/Size: 12 hectares

Coral Rapids Provincial Nature Reserve
By Ontario Parks

Natural Features

The thickest exposure of Devonian bedrock in the Moose River basin lies within this nature reserve. At its maximum thickness14 metres of rock is exposed. Also visible, is the type section for what geologists refer to as the Devonian Aged Stooping River formation. Its relationship with the underlying and overlying formations are also exposed. These rocks are 400 hundred million years old.

Park Facilities and Activities

There are no facilities for visitors.

Location: In the James Bay lowlands, 140 kilometres north of Cochrane

For more information:
Northeast Zone
P.O. Box 730, 2 Third Ave.
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0