NeilyWorld Birding Ottawa - Southwest - Mississippi River Valley Loop
GOODWOOD MARSH FROM HIGHWAY 15
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Independent Directions to this Site: From Highway 417 (The Queensway) take exit 145 (Highway 7). The offramp continues directly as Highway 7. Continue south, the southwest on Highway 7 for 18.6 km to the Derry Sideroad (County Road 17). Turn left or southeast onto it and go 2.7 km to 9th Line Beckwith. Turn right or SW onto 9th Line and go 4.0 km to Highway 15 at Blacks Corners. Turn left or SE onto Highway 15 and go 6.3 km to view the Goodwood Marsh from Highway 15.
Mississippi River Valley Route Directions: From the NE end of 7th Line Beckwith, retrun SW along 7th Line for c. 2 km to Highway 15. Turn left or SE onto Highway 15 and go 3.1 km to view the Goodwood Marsh from Highway 15.
Map of the Goodwood Marsh area
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Site Description and Birding Information: Traffic may be a problem, but view of the marshland along this stretch can be productive.
Three Views of the Goodwood Marsh from Highway 15
Mississippi River Valley Route Directions: From the Goodwood Marsh from Highway 15, return NW on Highway 15 for 9.5 km to Highway 7. Turn left or west on Highway 7 and follow it 18.0 km to Drummond Concession 10B. Turn left or NE onto Drummond Concession 10B and drive c. 1/2 km to the end of the drivable portion. Park here and continue NE walking into the next site on this route, the Mississippi Lake National Wildlife Area.
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Last update: October 28, 2009