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COBBS LAKE CREEK at PILON ROAD

Spring: ***  Summer: *  Fall: **  Winter: *

        Independent Directions to this Site: From Highway 417 (The Queensway) take exit 96 (Boundary Road). Proceed 2.0 km NNW on Boundary Road to Russell Road (Regional 26). Turn right or ESE onto Russell and drive 25.4 km to Champlain Road (Regional 8) in Bourget. Turn left or NNW on it and proceed 6.2 km to St. Pascal Road. Turn right or ENE onto St. Pascal Road and go 1.4 km to Pilon Road. Turn right or SSE on Pilon and drive 0.3 km to the deadend of Pilon Road at the Cobbs Lake Creek floodplain.
        Spring Flooding Route Route Directions: From Bear Brook at Frank Kenny Road, go SSE 3.0 km to Russell Road. Turn left or ENE on it and drive 19.1 km to Champlain Road (Regional 8) in Bourget. Turn left or NNW on it and proceed 6.2 km to St. Pascal Road. Turn right or ENE onto St. Pascal Road and go 1.4 km to Pilon Road. Turn right or SSE on Pilon and drive 0.3 km to the deadend of Pilon Road at the Cobbs Lake Creek floodplain.
Map of Cobbs Lake Creek at Pilon Road area
Map of Cobbs Lake Creek at Pilon Road area
        Site Description and Birding Information: This is the first in a series of spots from which to view the Cobbs Lake Creek floodplain. Pilon Road, beyond the last dwelling, can be negotiated on foot to reach a completely unobstructed view of the flooded area.
South End of Pilon Road
South End of Pilon Road
Looking Southwest over Cobbs Lake Creek Floodplain
Looking Southwest over Cobbs Lake Creek Floodplain
        Spring Flooding Route Route Directions: From Cobbs Lake Creek at Pilon Road, return the 0.3 km to St. Pascal Road and turn right or ENE onto it. Drive 1.4 km to Du Lac Road and turn right or SSE onto it. Proceed SSE along Du Lac 1.2 km to Maisonneuve Road. Continue straight SSE on Du Lac to the flooded area, the next site on this loop, Cobbs Lake Creek at Du Lac Road.
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Last update:  March 27, 2016