Deacon Escarpment

A proposed Deacon Escarpment to Foy ParkTrail

Foy Provincial Park

Located on Red Rock Road across Round Lake from Bonnechere Park, the 148-ha Foy Park is one of the last undeveloped sections of natural shoreline on the lake. Eight forest communities are protected within the Park including remnants of the Hemlock-White Pine and Hemlock-White Cedar forests which once covered large portions of Renfrew County. In addition to an expansive sand beach, significant earth science features within Foy Park include a water-cut terrace and exposed varved clays: both relic lake features. Although currently limited to minimal public use (hiking, bird watching and some boating traffic), Foy Park presents numerous development opportunities reflecting the ever-increasing tourism and recreation features of the Ottawa Valley. 
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Foy Park shoreline

Escarpment access (Tramore and Kilby rds. intersection)

The proposed trail would follow the escarpment ridge northwards to Foy Park a distance of approx. 10 km  (see map)
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Friends of ORI prepare for Tramore Trail hike, May 2011. (Click on photo for video)
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Top of escarpment looking south to Golden Lake
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Looking north towards Round Lake, appox. 10 km


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