We are fortunate to have such a nice place in our backyard. It is a park rich in diversity, with roaring waves and tranquil trails, with pebble beaches and sand beaches, with over 300 species of migrating birds and let’s not forget the lighthouse and the history of the park.
Did you knows about Presqu’ile?
Did you know:
1) the lighthouse is the second oldest operating lighthouse in Ontario?
2) there is a cemetery in the park, assumed from the first settlers, but no gravestones are left?
3) from 1906-1934 there was a fog station? Its warning signal was a loud pulsing boom 6sec/min.
4) at least 8 vessels are scattered at the bottom of Presqu’ile Point
5) at the annual Christmas bird count in December 2014 the birders counted 58 species of birds?
6)t he marsh boardwalk accesses the largest protected marsh on the north shore of Lake Ontario?
7) in the 1900’s people would go to Presqu’ile for entertainment like dancing and playing golf?