Chiniguchi Waterway Provincial Park

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Chiniguchi Waterway Provincial Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Wolf Lake, Chiniguchi.jpg
View of Wolf Lake
Map showing the location of Chiniguchi Waterway Provincial Park
Map showing the location of Chiniguchi Waterway Provincial Park
LocationSudbury District, Ontario, Canada
Nearest citySudbury, Ontario
Coordinates46°50′N 80°33′W / 46.833°N 80.550°W / 46.833; -80.550Coordinates: 46°50′N 80°33′W / 46.833°N 80.550°W / 46.833; -80.550
Area9,368 ha (36.17 sq mi)
Established2006[1]
Governing bodyOntario Parks

The Chiniguchi Waterway Provincial Park consists of 9,368 ha (36.17 sq mi)[2] of protected wilderness along the Chiniguchi River, Maskinonge Lake, Kukagami Lake, Wolf Lake and Matagamasi Lake in the Sudbury District of Ontario, that includes 336 hectares of Forest Reserve. The park is one of the several provincial parks located in the Sudbury area.[3] It is managed by Ontario Parks. It contains the largest stand of old growth Red Pines.[4]

This river is only suitable for backcountry canoeists; there are no facilities in the park. Canoeists should be able to portage.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chiniguchi Provincial Park - Waterway". Protected Planet. Archived from the original on 29 August 2014.
  2. ^ New Chiniguichi River Waterway, Ottertooth.com
  3. ^ Chiniguchi Waterway Provincial Park Fact Sheet, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
  4. ^ Wolf Lake's Old Growth Red Pine, Ottertooth.com

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