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W.E. Burton Conservation Area, Russell, Ontario


W.E. Burton Conservation Area, Russell, OntarioExplore 3 km of nature trails winding alongside the Castor River at W.E. Burton Conservation Area. Enjoy hiking, a serene picnic in the pines, shoreline fishing, and a spectacular view of the Russell Dam.

W.E. Burton Conservation Area Factsheet 

Trail features

Length: 3 km, 60-90 min
Conditions: Easy terrain, gravel, compact soil, along shoreline
Activities: Geocaching, birding, hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, dog walking (on leash)
Amenities: Picnic shelter, garbage cans, wheelchair access, parking

River Access features

Conditions: Dam present, rock outcroppings
Activities: Fishing (smallmouth bass, yellow perch)
Amenities: No boat launch

Download the W.E. Burton Trail Map here