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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
Salmon River (Ontario) is located in Southern Ontario
Salmon River (Ontario)
Location of the mouth of the Salmon River in southern Ontario.
RegionCentral Ontario, Eastern Ontario
CountiesHastings, Lennox and Addington, Frontenac
Physical characteristics
SourceKennebec Lake
 - locationCentral Frontenac, Frontenac County
 - coordinates44°44′00″N 76°57′51″W / 44.73333°N 76.96417°W / 44.73333; -76.96417
 - elevation198 m (650 ft)
MouthLake Ontario
 - location
Tyendinaga, Hastings County
 - 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
 - elevation
75 m (246 ft)
Length75 km (47 mi)
Basin features
River systemGreat Lakes Basin

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.