Chateauguay River

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The Chateauguay River has its source in northern New York State in the United States. It winds its way through several towns and villages in Quebec, Canada, such as Huntingdon, Dewittville, Ormstown and Châteauguay, before emptying into the Saint Lawrence River near Montreal.

The river is home to many species of birds and fish and is a major stopping-point for migrating ducks and Canada geese.

Although polluted for many years, the river has been cleaned up and is beginning to be an eco-tourism destination for canoeing and kayaking.

The drainage basin and surrounding area is known as the Chateauguay Valley.

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Coordinates: 45°24′04″N 73°45′07″W / 45.401°N 73.752°W / 45.401; -73.752