The next time your travels take you to Pelee Island, be sure to check out Fish Point Provincial Nature Reserve, popular for its picturesque beauty and rare photo opportunities.
Do you have a green thumb?
Shrouded in southern deciduous forest, Fish Point boasts the presence of approximately 15% of all of Ontario’s plant species. Some of those species include Swamp Rose Mallow, Honey Locust and Prickly Pear Cactus. These species are able to thrive thanks to warm growing seasons and moderate winters afforded by Pelee Island.
Are you a fan of bird watching?
Home to a plethora of shorebirds, Fish Point also hosts a large population of the Black-Crowned Night Heron.
Is hanging on a beach a favourite pass time?
Fish Point itself is a beautiful beach on Lake Erie, one of Pelee Island’s best locations for swimming. To find the point, simply follow a breathtaking 3.2 km return forest walkway.
A true lover of wildlife?
Some of the rare creatures you may be lucky enough to encounter on your visit include the Eastern Fox Snake and the Giant Swallowtail Butterfly.
Need more reasons to visit?
Not many people realize that Fish Point, spanning 110 hectares in all, is also the southernmost point of Canada. There is nothing wrong with adding this to your list of bragging rights!
Fish Point Provincial Nature Reserve is sure to be a memorable experience for any outdoor enthusiast.