Kingston – Marshlands Conservation Area

Marshlands Conservation Area
Trail leading into the Marshlands Conservation Area.

The Marshlands Conservation Area lies between a golf course and the Little Cataraqui Creek. This is the southern end of the Rideau Trail, a hiking trail stretching 300km roughly paralleling the Rideau Canal up to Ottawa. The trail, completed in 1971, is marked by orange triangles.

Marshlands Conservation Area
Marshlands Conservation Area.

Marshlands Conservation Area
One of several boardwalks.

Marshlands Conservation Area
The red-wing blackbirds are common in the marsh.

Marshlands Conservation Area
Ferns.

Marshlands Conservation Area
Blue Flag Irises.