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TEAL COVE MARSHES

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        Independent Directions to this Site: From Highway 417 (The Queensway) take exit 113 (Ottawa-Carleton 174, formerly Highway 17). Stay in the left lanes to take this exit. Go WNW 10.3 km to the Place d'Orléans exit. Take the 0.3 km offramp to the right to Place d'Orléans. Turn left or northeast onto it and go 0.3 km to Champlain Street. Turn left or NNW on it and drive 1.1 km to its end. Park here, looking out onto the Teal Cove Marshes.
        Ottawa River West: Ontario Route Directions: From the Mouth of Green's Creek return to your car at the north end of Shefford Road. Drive 1.6 km SSE on Shefford to Montreal Road. Turn left or ENE on it and drive 0.5 km to the Ottawa-Carleton 174 (old Highway 17) on ramp. Turn right and loop around 0.2 km onto Rte 174 going northeast. Follow 147 for 5.9 km to the Place d'Orléans exit. Take the 0.3 km offramp to the right to Place d'Orléans. Turn left or northeast onto it and go 0.3 km to Champlain Street. Turn left or NNW on it and drive 1.1 km to its end. Park here, looking out onto the Teal Cove Marshes.

Google Satellite Map of Teal Cove Marshes
Google Satellite Map of Teal Cove Marshes


        Site Description and Birding Information: Trails along the Ottawa River and through the marsh here make this site easily accessible. Marsh birds and migrants can be found. The cove provides habitat for dabbling ducks.
        Ottawa River West: Ontario Route Directions: From the Teal Cove Marshes return to your car at the north end of Champlain Street. Return SSE 0.5 km on Champlain to Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard North. Turn left or ENE onto it and follow it 1.4 km to New 10th Line Road, where Jeanne d'Arc's eastward extension becomes North Service Road. Continue straight or northeast another 2.0 km to Trim Road. Turn left or NNW onto Trim and go 0.5 km to the bridge to the next site, Petrie Islands.
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Last update:  October 28, 2009