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Torrance Barrens Dark Sky Reserve

Check the website link for many details about this unique area, which consists of 1990 hectares of crown land south-east of Bala. “A combination of ancient rock outcrops, peaceful wilderness and rare plants and wildlife makes Muskoka’s Torrance Barrens a unique Conservation Reserve. In 1999, the Barrens’ nighttime star-filled darkness was designated by the Ontario…read more »

Check the website link for many details about this unique area, which consists of 1990 hectares of crown land south-east of Bala. “A combination of ancient rock outcrops, peaceful wilderness and rare plants and wildlife makes Muskoka’s Torrance Barrens a unique Conservation Reserve. In 1999, the Barrens’ nighttime star-filled darkness was designated by the Ontario government as the world’s first permanent Dark Sky Reserve.”

Deborah Byrd

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