NeilyWorld Birding Ottawa - Southeast - Larose Forest Loop
SOUTH NATION RIVER AT BERTRAND ROAD AND ROUTE 300W
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Independent Directions to this Site: From Highway 417, 53 km east of Ottawa, take exit 66 NNW toward Casselman. Go NNW 2.1 km on Main Street (Rue Principale) to the South Nation River, then continue on what is now Nation Street for a further 1.4 km to Route 500W. Turn left (stay on the same road) onto 500W and follow it for 3.5 km to Faucher Road. Turn right or NNW onto Faucher and go 2.2 km to Lacroix Road. Continue straight or NNW on Baker Road for 1.5 km to Route 300W. Turn right or ENE on 300W and drive 4.0 km to the South Nation River at Bertrand Road and Route 300W.
Larose Forest Loop Route Directions: From Martel Road East End return WSW 1.0 km to the junction of Nine Mile, Martel (Route 200W) and Bertrand Roads. Then turn left onto Bertrand Road (the southern extension of Nine Mile Road) and go SSE 1.5 km on Bertrand to the South Nation River at Bertrand Road and Route 300W.
Map of the South Nation River at Bertrand Road and Route 300W Area
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Site Description and Birding Information: One of only a few access points to the South Nation River in the area. Take the trail downhill from the road junction to the river. This area should be good for riparian species and migrants in season.
View of South Nation River from this Site
Larose Forest Loop Directions: From the South Nation River at Bertrand Road and Route 300W, drive WSW 1.8 km on Route 300W to the next site on this route, the Ross Alexander Wilson Natural Area.
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Last update: October 27, 2009