South River Water Trail


Photo: April McClellan


The South River Water Trail is 14.5km long and runs from Himsworth Beach at the Hydro Pond in Powassan and ends at the rapids known as the Hog’s Trough just past the bridge on Highway 522. There are two short portages around hydro dams of about 500 meters. There is also an alternate access point at the Hummel Bridge on McCarthy Road.

Portages  2

Management Municipality of Powassan
Length 14.5km


From the HWY 11/17 junction near Seymour Street, head South west on HWY 11 for about 27km. Take exit 316 toward Clark Street/Powassan, then turn left onto ON-534. Turn left onto Maple Hill Road, then a right onto Purdon Line.

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Municipality of Powassan

South River Water Trail

The vast network of trails we celebrate exist on the traditional lands and waterways of the Anishinaabe people within the territory protected by the Robinson Huron Treaty of 1850 and Williams Treaties of 1923.