The Easternmost Scarborough Bluffs

The Scarborough Bluffs begin just west of Highland Creek and continue westwards for 15 kilometres. At their highest point they are about 90 metres tall.

On this day, I walked to Highland Creek:

At the point where it meets Lake Ontario, there is a railway bridge:

Human artifacts have been found here dating back over 5,000 years.

Some views of the beach:

and of the bluffs:

Something I find everywhere:

Entire trees float up onto the beach:

A buried stream enters here:

Some red fruit:

Apples (Malus)

European Highbush-cranberry (Viburnum opulus)

Some Bank Swallow holes are so close that I climbed right up to them:

Rather than walk back along the beach, there is a path which gently climbs the bluffs to East Point Park:

Miles Hearn

 

 

 

One thought on “The Easternmost Scarborough Bluffs

  1. Marilyn Bunker

    Miles, Your photos of The Bluffs are so beautiful and interesting. They make me want to explore those parks. Thanks. 🎄🌿☘️

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