The Bannister and Wrigley Lake area consists of two small lakes (50 hectares) with well-developed aquatic, marsh, willow-dogwood thickets and nearby deciduous forest communities. They collectively provide diverse for migratory and breeding birds, especially waterfowl and marsh birds.

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Length: Not known
Difficulty: Easy (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural
Trail use: Hiking
Accessibility Notes: Accessibility not known
Fees: None Reported

Flora & Fauna:

In addition to waterfowl, a respectable number of American coot and sandhill cranes are often viewed on Bannister Lake during migration, though a scope is recommended.
Common moorhen, pied-billed grebe and Wilson’s snipe are less abundant but can be frequently seen or heard in the marsh areas during the breeding season.

Amenities: None reported

Grand River Conservation Authority 400 Clyde Road, PO Box 729 Cambridge, ON N1R 5W6 Phone: 519-621-2761 Toll free: 1-866-900-4722

Find it: 1032 Wrigley Rd, Ayr, ON

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 43.2923060
Longitude: -80.3857160