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Ottawa Section - Rideau Trail


From the parking lot the trail crosses Cedarview road and proceeds east along the NCC bicycle pathway. This pathway trends in a southerly direction to follow the hydro right of way, crossing McClellen Road and Greenbank Road.

The trail follows the hydro right of way and turns left on Conover St. It also passed Estboro Beach and crosses River St. Lemieux Island park and bird sanctuary lie .6 km to your left along the road. The trail then crosses an aqueduct and follows it across LeBreton Flats, crossing Broad and Botth streets.

The end of the Rideau Trail is marked by a bronze plaque, provided by the NCC and set in one of the boulders encircling the end of the path. This is Richmond Landing, the historic landing site after the voyage up-river from Montreal aof pioneer settlers of the Village of Richmond, starting in 1817.

Information provided by the Rideau Trail guidebook.



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