barton bay wildlife trailhead

Trailhead

BARTON BAY WILDLIFE TRAIL

The Barton Bay Wildlife Trail journeys 4km through a rehabilitated area, the Kenogamisis Golf Course back 9 and the shores of Barton Bay on Kenogamisis.

Directions:  While traveling on Highway 11, turn onto Michael Power Boulevard (Highway 584) and take the first right onto Barrick Drive. The trail entrance is located on the top of the hill with plenty of parking at the Discover Geraldton Interpretive Centre. There is also a second trail head at the Rosedale Point Entrance. Access this north entrance by turning onto Rosedale Point Road and taking the first right.

Learn about the Barton Bay Wildlife Trail and all there is to see and enjoy along the way.

HUNTING RAPTORS
The first section of the trail travels along the upper tailings. This trail is a great birdwatching spot for hunting raptors such as the American Kestrel and Northern Harrier.

SHORELINE RESIDENTS
The viewing platform provides a place to sit and enjoy the cool breeze blowing off the lake. During your rest you have a chance to view a variety of waterfowl.

MARSH LIFE
The trail crosses through the marsh, offering an opportunity to see notable wildlife including moose, muskrat, beaver, and great blue herons.

KENOGAMISIS LAKE
The Kenogamisis Lake is a rather large water body covering an area of 41.7 km. The lake is very fertile and supports a wide variety of fish species including walleye, northern pike, white fish, and perch.

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BARTON BAY WILDLIFE TRAIL characteristics

Length: 4 km
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural
Trail use: Hiking
Accessibility Notes: No information available
Fees: None

Flora & Fauna:

Not reported yet



Amenities: None

Attractions: Boardwalk, Viewing platform

Contact:

Find it: While traveling on Highway 11, turn onto Michael Power Boulevard (Highway 584) and take the first right onto Barrick Drive. The trail entrance is located on the top of the hill with plenty of parking at the Discover Geraldton Interpretive Centre.



GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 49.6814980
Longitude: -86.9402790