Robertson Road access to Stony Swamp - Ottawa, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
N 45° 18.750 W 075° 51.340
18T E 432927 N 5018022
Quick Description: There is limited roadside parking on south side of Robertson. Beware of the drop-off shoulder.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 11/28/2013 7:48:00 AM
Waymark Code: WMJK8V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug
Views: 7

Long Description:
Without crossing any roads, there are more than 20 kilometres of separate National Capital Commission (NCC) trails and unofficial trails in this section of the Stony Swamp. The trails are not groomed. Treat the trails as suitable for classic or back-country skiing. From December through mid-April, conservation officers enforce a "no dogs" policy on the trails. For the most part, hikers and snowshoers respect the ski tracks.

This portion of the NCC greenbelt is bounded on the north by Robertson Road, on the northeast by the Bells Corners community, on the east by Richmond Road, on the south by the Bridlewood community and on the west by Eagleson Road. The former concession road (initially NCC trail #24), marked by the posted co-ordinates, stretches straight south for 3 km. The most significant intersection is with the Trans Canada Trail (former railroad) which adds an additional straight line of 4.6 km. NCC trail #23 includes the Old Quarry Trail system and leads to parking lot P5 on Eagleson Road. NCC trail #25 (which includes a 3.7 km portion of the Rideau Trail system) leads to parking lot P6 on Richmond Road. The Trans Canada Trail crosses Robertson Road on an old railroad bridge which leads to an additional 1.1 km segment of the joint Rideau Trail and Trans Canada Trail systems.
Is the trail groomed?: no

Fee Required?: no

Parking Coordinates: N 45° 18.755 W 075° 51.345

Hours available?: From: 12:01 AM To: 11:59 PM

Months available (if other than when snow is availble): when snow is available

Trail Difficulty:

Length of trail (or shortest trail) in miles: 1

Length of longest trail in miles: 3

Visit Instructions:
Visitors to this waymark must post a picture of the trail head. Photos of the trail are encouraged. If the trail has been used by the visitor, feedback on the condition of the trail and experience is strongly encouraged.
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