McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve

Location, Telephone & Internet
Site Location Take Hwy 401 to Harmony-Bloor exit and go south on Farewell Street to Colonel Sam Drive * turn left and go east to the GM building and use the east parking lot. Adjacent to General Motors' headquarters.
Located In Community Oshawa
Address & Map
1908 Colonel Sam Dr
Oshawa, ON L1H 8P7
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Description & Services
Description (Service) 100 acre wildlife reserve open to the public * home to 400 different varieties of plants, trees, shrubs and wildflowers, as well as native birds, mammals and fish * 500 metre Dogwood Trail, multi-sensory nature trail developed by GM in cooperation with the Canadian National Institute for the Blind * large print plaques and braille assist visually impaired hikers * preserved due to the efforts of GM, local government, community groups and environmental agencies
Sup. Description Special care was taken to ensure that the GM Canada building height would not interfere with migratory bird flight patterns * computer controlled lighting activated during migration periods
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Oshawa
Eligibility Dogs off leash prohibited
Application Check website or call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Wheelchair access to the winding trail as pathways are constructed of a firm granular base * grades are gentle with no stairs
Service Categories Hiking

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