|A pleasant walk through hemlock and mixed forest, with views over wetlands.
|Park Name: Thousand Islands National Park|
|Size: 0 ha|
|Age of oldest known trees: 0 years|
|Forest Type: Mixed Hardwood, Hemlock, and White Pine|
|Conservation Status: Protected|
|Land Use Designation: National Park
|A picturesque trail through hemlock forest and past rare pitch pine trees to a rocky outcrop 14 metres above the Mud and Jones Creek wetlands. Not old-growth forest. Hiking time: 25 minutes. When visiting Ontario's hemlock forests in late winter or spring before leaf-out, please watch for hemlock woolly adelgid.|
Google Map Link: www.google.com/maps/place/44.49500,-75.82800
Other Maps: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/on/lawren/visit/visit4/jonescreek.aspx
Directions: 1270 Thousand Islands Parkway (401 exit 675 or 685)
Difficulty(1=Easy, 10=Hard): 3
Location: 44.48900, -75.82100
Heron loop (a 1 km loop) may be reached via either bear loop or eel/turtle loops. About 4 km total, roundtrip.