This area is maintained and owned by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority. The conservation area includes a parking lot off Winding Way, washrooms, a picnic shelter and lookouts along the trail.
Walkways and boardwalks lead pedestrians on a 1.5 km stroll through some sensitive and beautiful habitats and interpretive signs tell the environmental story at points along the path. Fishing platforms are available along the shore at 2 points and a canoe launch is located near the picnic shelter for access to the Rideau river for canoe and kayak enthusiasts.
Directions:From Highway #417 (the Queensway) take the Vanier Parkway/Riverside Drive exit. Take Riverside Drive south, to Hunt Club Road. Travel west on Hunt Club, cross the bridge over the Rideau River, then travel south on Prince of Wales Drive (former Highway #16).
The Chapman Mills Conservation Area is located on the west bank of the Rideau River between Winding Way and Lodge Road. The parking lot is off of Winding way.
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