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Salmon River (Ontario)

The Salmon River is a river in Ontario, Canada. The river flows 135 kilometres (84 mi) south from about 200 metres south of Mazinaw Lake into Kennebec Lake near the community of Arden, part of Central Frontenac, Frontenac County, through a chain of small lakes and through part of Lennox and Addington County to the Bay of Quinte on Lake Ontario near the community of Shannonville, part of Tyendinaga, Hastings County. The watershed is about 227,579 acres (92,100 hectares) of which 65,524 acres is forested.[1][2]

Salmon River
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Salmon River in Ontario along Highway 7
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Regions Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario
Counties Hastings, Lennox and Addington, Frontenac
Part of Great Lakes Basin
Source Kennebec Lake
 - location Central Frontenac, Frontenac County
 - elevation 198 m (650 ft)
 - coordinates 44°44′00″N 76°57′51″W / 44.73333°N 76.96417°W / 44.73333; -76.96417
Mouth Lake Ontario
 - location Tyendinaga, Hastings County
 - elevation 75 m (246 ft)
 - coordinates 44°10′37″N 77°15′03″W / 44.17694°N 77.25083°W / 44.17694; -77.25083Coordinates: 44°10′37″N 77°15′03″W / 44.17694°N 77.25083°W / 44.17694; -77.25083
Length 75 km (47 mi)
Location of the mouth of the Salmon River in southern Ontario.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Salmon River". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2012-10-22.
  2. ^ "Salmon River". Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada. 2010-02-04. Retrieved 2012-10-22. Shows the course of the river highlighted on a topographic map.