Jackson-Gunn Old Growth Forest
Ontario's cathedral of ancient sugar maple & beech trees
Photographic Potential: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆
Natural History Diversity: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆
Geo: nothing remarkable geologically-speaking
Bio: A maple-beech forest undisturbed and intact for over 600 years with trees over a metre in diameter and an open understory for the first 10 to 15 metres.
Facilities: Roadside parking only
Access: Narrow winding trail overgrown in late July through August
Winter Access: Easily accessible at all times of year
Notes: This is a small (9ha) property but is highly significant.
Hazards & Precautions: Some poison ivy; (remedied with all the surrounding jewelweed)
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