Black’s Point Self-Guiding Trail


NEW Trail signage Trailhead – Beach Parking Lot in Black’s Point Subdivision, Grindstone Provincial Park, Length – 1.5 km loop This trail brings you deep into a very special ecosystem: Old Growth Boreal Mixedwood Forest The boreal forest is a system driven by disturbance. Fire and insect outbreaks wipe out a small percentage of this largest terrestrial biome every year, clearing the slate for new growth. Over decades, succession takes the previously burned forest through increasingly complex communities.Old growth forests are intricate and critical ecosystems that take over a century of succession to develop. Increasingly rare, they must be protected as important habitat, genetic reservoirs and carbon storehouses.Discover the wonders of Black’s Point’s old growth forest. Trail signage will help you identify some of the species in this multi-faceted community.

By Dr.H.Hinam-Second Nature-Adventures in Discovery

GPS Coordinates: GPS-N51 14.319 W96 44.793