Petawawa River Spring


Posted: April 27, 2015

Category: Ontario, View All

Summit Trail
Petawawa, Ontario, k8h 2a7
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Small spring coming out of the rock and into the river.  Located between the beach called the Catwalk, and the next set of large rapids downriver. From the beach side of the river, go downstream until you can see the sharp bend in the river where the suicide rapids begin.

Take the paths until you see a clear rock river bank above the turn in the river.  You’ll see the spring.  Lift any rocks in that cold stream of water and you are likely to find salamanders.

You can also get there from Summit Trail, otherwise known as Cemetery side road.

Might be tricky to collect the water, as it’s flowing over a relatively flat rock.

  1. Paula says:

    This spring is not suitable for getting water. The forest floor has grown up over the source of origin.

  2. Thibaut says:

    Is it east of summit trail rd? This is where the orange dot locates it…

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