The Vansickle Reserve was EBC’s first nature reserve! It was acquired in 1998. It is a 14 acre reserve. The Vansickle Reserve is located within walking distance of the Harkins Road Side Trail, part of the Bruce Trail. This reserve is also located within the boundaries of the Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere Reserve. Starting in Tobermory, travel southeast along Highway 6. Continue until you reach Dyers Bay Road. Head north to the end and follow the road southeast to the end of the road. There is parking on the north side of Dyers Bay Road. You can follow this trail to Juniper Flats Side Trail and eventually you will cross the Vansickle property. This trail does not loop back and it is approximately 2.5 km one way to get to the Vansickle Reserve. Beware of poison ivy in this area!