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Cobourg Harbour to Presqu'ile

  • 30 Oct 2022
  • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Cobourg Harbour
  • 4


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Trip Description :

October 30 (Sunday) Cobourg Harbour, Presqu’ile Provincial Park Leaders :Dave Milsom, Cathy Douglas, Brian Wales.  Meet Cobourg Harbour west  parking area at 8.30 am. Rare gulls, loons, grebes and shorebirds possible. Then drive to Presqu’ile Provincial Park for late migrants, including Purple Sandpipers.  Bring rubber boots or hip waders in case a visit to Gull Island at Presqu'ile is needed to see Purple Sandpiper.

What to bring: Water, sunscreen, insect repellent , snacks, lunch.  There will be a short lunch break. Please contact trip leader in advance if you require loaner binoculars or accommodations by sending email to: admin@ofo.ca. 

Terrain: Flat  terrain. Slow pace. Telescope useful.

Facilities: Restrooms available. 

Presqu'ile Provincial Park :  Registrants MUST have a reservation ahead of time with Ontario Parks to be presented on arrival at the gate and posted in the car. This applies to day pass and season pass holders. You must book your reservation 5 days ahead to be sure to obtain a spot in the park. To reserve, go to: https://www.ontarioparks.com/reservations or Reservations by Phone. Call Toll Free: 1-888-ONT-PARK  (1-888-668-7275).

Ontario Parks requires advanced bookings for day use at Presqu’ile Provincial Park either online or by phone. Please obtain your daily vehicle permit reservation 5 DAYS IN ADVANCE for Saturday, 21 August 2021. Go online to Ontario Parks Reservation System and select Day Use. You will need to create an account to purchase a daily vehicle permit or to register if you already have an Ontario Parks seasonal pass. Follow instructions either to purchase a daily vehicle permit or to enter your seasonal pass number. You also need your vehicle licence plate number. Ontario Parks Reservation phone number 1-888-668-7275.

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