A Magnificent Wetland
Home to numerous species of furbearers, fish, birds, waterfowl and flora
This wetland was enlarged by
the daming of the Madawaska River in
1956 as part of Ontario Hydro's hydroelectric generating activity
3km South of the Combermere Bridge
on the Madawaska River
Old Rail Bed Trail
The Old Rail Bed Trail
Trains once used this to carry freight & passengers from Renfrew thru Barry's Bay and on to Madawaska. This makes this a wonderful trail for a stroll, brisk walk or cross country skiing.
Snowmobiles & ATV's also use this very popular trail.
For more info & maps see the Madawaska Valley Visitor Centre 613-756-5885
or the Madawaska Valley Township website at