Depot to Dam Trail. Start at the depot, cross over the lock gates and walk along the north side of the canal to the tip of the old dam. Smooth natural path. Brochure available from Friends of the Rideau at the Depot.

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Depot to Dam Trail characteristics

Length: 1.5 km return trail
Difficulty: Easy (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural
Trail use: Hiking
Accessibility Notes: Not wheelchair accessible
Fees: none

Flora & Fauna:

Not reported yet

Amenities: None

Attractions: None

Tim Allen: JoAnn Helmer:
Merrickville District Trails Society

Find it: The Depot, 37 Saint John St, Merrickville

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 44.9162040
Longitude: -75.8385610