Ruscom Shores

Trail though Ruscom Shores

Situated alongside Lake St. Clair, Ruscom Shores Conservation Area is an attractive natural marshland area with a well-managed trail ideal for some outdoor enjoyment and tranquility.   Ruscom Shores represents one of only two marshes still in existence on Essex County’s north shoreline. This area also supports a habitat restoration area, which includes a tallgrass prairie site, was completed in 2001.

This quaint 120 acre Conservation Area, designated an Environmentally Significant Area, is great for peaceful walks and nature viewing. Ruscom Shores is perfect for spotting shorebirds, waterfowl and other spring migrants, as well as many prairie plants.

Facilities

Parking
Viewing tower
Portable Washroom Facilities
Picnic Pavilion

Ruscom Shores Trail Map