Violet Loop - Rideau Trail
The Violet Loop, is a 4 km loop in the Marlborough Forest, takes advantage of existing bush roads to provide an alternative route south from Roger Stevens Road to join the main Trail. Proceed in a southerly direction to join the main Trail in approximately 2km. It then overlaps with the main trail for 400 metres and returns north on a bush road, rejoining the first part of the loop within a kilometre of Roger Stevens Road.
The area through which the trail passes is well forested, with small area of former pasture land. Running east from the return portion of the loop are forest paths which lead to a Ducks Unlimited dam and wetlands and the Cedar Grove parking lot. Parking is available at the start of the loop on Roger Stevens Road and at the Cedar Grove parking lot.
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