The J. P. Webster Conservation Area has a number of bright green boulders scattered throughout the property. The green colour is derived from the lichens that live on the rock’s surface. The trail provides access to Busch Lake.
In 2017, The Great Trail by Trans Canada Trail made its way through the village of Nipissing and along Alsace Rd, connecting to the JP Webster Nature Preserve. This section of the Trans Canada Trail is named in memory of Pat Haufe, former Mayor for the village of Nipissing.

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J P Webster Conservation Area characteristics

Length: Unknown
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural
Trail use: Hiking, Snowshoeing, and Mountain biking
Accessibility Notes: Not wheelchair accessible.
Fees: None

Flora & Fauna:

Not reported yet.

Amenities: None

Attractions: None

North Bay Matawa Conservation Authority 705-474-5420

Find it: Travel south of North Bay on Highway 11, then turn left on Alsace Road. Follow Alsace Road for ten kilometres. Look for signs for Pat Haufe Way and JP Webster Nature Preserve.

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 46.0341300
Longitude: -79.4588410