Red Sucker Point Provincial Nature Reserve


Location: Marathon, Ontario
Region: Northwestern
Character: Nature Reserve
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Length/Size: 360 hectares

Red Sucker Point Provincial Nature Reserve
By Ontario Parks

Natural Features
Along the shores of this nature reserve is a notable series of raised cobble beaches. Historic water levels of the lake, from ancient to modern times, are visible on the stones. At their greatest height, the beaches tower some 45 metres above the water. Ancient lichen communities thrive on some of the cobblestones. Also present are about 70 excavated rock structures attributed to historic and prehistoric peoples.

Park Facilities and Activities
There are no visitors' facilities. Nature study and fishing are permitted but camping is not allowed.

Location: A point of the Lake Superior shore, about 10 km northwest of Marathon.

For more information:
Red Sucker Point Provincial Park
P.O. Box 970
Nipigon, Ontario
P0T 2J0
Phone: (807) 825-3403