To visit the Second
Marsh Wildlife Areaexit Highway # 401 at the
Harmony Rd. cutoff (exit # 419). Go south on Farewell Street to
Colonel Sam Drive. Turn left (east) and travel 0.5 km to the entrance
sign of Second Marsh Wildlife Area. Limited on-street parking is allowed at this site. Farther
east a walking trail exists at the pumphouse. However parking
is not suggested at this site.
Another access point is located on Farewell
Avenue, opposite Harbour Road however there is no vehicle parking.
To access the
Bay Wildlife Reserve and
the east side of Second Marsh, continue east to General Motors of Canada
Limited (Corporate Headquarters). Turn into the west parking lot
just past the Wildlife Reserve sign and enter a short trail leading
to a raised viewing deck (sponsored by General Motors Canada Ltd.) that overlooks Second
Marsh. To access the main trail of the Reserve, visitors can
park in the east lot. Here off the southwest corner, you visit the unique Dogwood Trail that
was designed for the visually impaired. There are eleven trails
that total over 7 km in length in the Reserve.
Further to the east, visitors can enter
Provincial Parkby walking the eastbound trails. (No vehicle
entry at this entrance).