Edward Island Provincial Park

Location: Thunder Bay Ontario
Region: Northwestern
Character: Nature Reserve
Length/Size: 600 hectares

Edward Island Provincial Park
By Ontario Parks

Natural Features

Edward Island is a low-lying island, densely covered with boreal forest. Geologists and rockhounds can have a field day here, locating specimens of Paleohelikian, Southern Province, volcanic and sedimentary rocks, not to mention the type section for the lower member of the Osler Group. Volcanic flows and basalt sheets intermingle with till from ancient Lake Wisconsin and recent cobble beaches.

Park Facilities and Activities

There are no visitor facilities, and access is by boat only.

Location: In Lake Superior, about 42 kilometres east of Thunder Bay.

For more information:
Northwest Zone
Suite 221
435 James Street South
Thunder Bay, ON
P7E 6E3
Phone: (807) 475-1495