Located north of Brockville, just two km from Highway 29, Mac Johnson Wildlife Area includes 532 hectares of wetland, field and forest. The reservoir located on this property maintains water levels for the Buells Creek System which flows through the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley and the City of Brockville. The reservoir is also a Class 1 provincially significant wetland with a high diversity of plant and animal life.

11km of trails cross woodland, wetland and field areas. The Wildflower Loop (trail 1) has been developed as an interpretive trail.

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Mac Johnson Wildlife Area characteristics

Length: 5 trails totalling 11 km.
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural
Trail use: Hiking, Cross-country skiing, and Snowshoeing
Accessibility Notes: Not wheelchair accessible
Fees: None reported

Flora & Fauna:

Not reported yet

Amenities: washrooms, picnic tables

Attractions: Interpretive signage, osprey nesting platform

Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority Phone: 613-546-4228

Find it: 4673 Debruge Rd, Brockville, ON

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 44.6302190
Longitude: -75.7305790