The Prescott-Russell Recreational Trail spans a distance of 72 kilometres, linking several municipalities of the United Counties with the cycling networks of Quebec and the Ottawa region. Built on an old railway bed, this gravel trail lends itself well to various athletic and recreational activities, including cycling, walking, running, bird watching, photography and astronomy. Nature lovers will discover diverse landscapes marked by woodlots, residential areas, agricultural lands, and wetlands. Five pavilions are located along the trail in the villages of St-Eugène, Vankleek Hill, Plantagenet, Bourget and Hammond.

The Prescott-Russell Recreational Trail is the perfect trail for a family outing.

East end trailhead:  4906 County Rd 14, East Hawkesbury, ON  45.50352  -74.474457

West end trailhead: 1951 Cyrville Rd, Ottawa, ON 45.412163   -75.599514

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Prescott Russell Recreation Trail characteristics

Length: 72 km
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Crushed limestone
Trail use: Hiking, Mountain biking, Cycling, and Winter (Fat) Biking
Accessibility Notes: not wheelchair accessible
Fees: none

Flora & Fauna:

Not yet reported.

Amenities: none

Attractions: none

County of Prescott-Russell 613-675-4661

Find it: 4906 County Rd 14, East Hawkesbury, ON

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 45.5035200
Longitude: -74.4744570