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TRAIL 13-6 ON ROGER STEVENS DRIVE

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        Independent Directions to this Site: From Highway 416 take exit 49 (Roger Stevens Drive). If southbound, a 0.4 km offramp dumps onto Bankfield, where you will turn right or southwest. If northbound, the 0.4 km offramp brings you to Bankfield, where you will turn left or southwest onto it and in 0.4 km join the southbound offramp traffic. Both groups will now follow Roger Stevens Drive southwest 12.0 km to the pulloff to the right or northwest for the parking area for Trail 13-6 on Roger Stevens Drive.
        Marlborough Forest Loop Route Directions: From the parking area for the Cedar Grove Nature Trail on Roger Stevens Drive, turn right or northeast onto Roger Stevens Drive. Drive 2.5 km to the pulloff to the left or northwest for the parking area for Trail 13-6 on Roger Stevens Drive.
Map of the Trail 13-6 on Roger Stevens Drive Area
Map of the Trail 13-6 on Roger Stevens Drive Area

        Site Description and Birding Information: This forest access road leads northwest from Roger Stevens Drive and is closed to vehicles from April 1 to September 15 due to fire risk. It continues northwest to cross the Klondike Road West track in 1.6 km and skirts the southwest of the lovely marsh there. See also the large swamp 0.4 km to the northeast of the parking area, along Roger Steven Drive.
Trail 13-6 on Roger Stevens Drive
Trail 13-6 on Roger Stevens Drive

        Marlborough Forest Loop Route Directions: From the parking area for Trail 13-6 on Roger Stevens Drive, turn right or southwest onto Roger Stevens Drive and proceed 6.5 km to Dwyer Hill Road Turn right or northwest onto it and drive 0.7 km to the pulloff (opposite # 6444) to the right or northeast for the next site in the loop, the Pine Trail on Dwyer Hill Road.
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