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7TH LINE BECKWITH

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

        Independent Directions to this Site: From Highway 417 (The Queensway) take exit 145 (Highway 7). The offramp continues directly as Highway 7. Continue south, the southwest on Highway 7 for 18.6 km to the Derry Sideroad (County Road 17). Turn left or southeast onto it and go 2.7 km to 9th Line Beckwith. Turn right or SW onto 9th Line and go 4.0 km to Highway 15 at Blacks Corners. Turn left or SE onto Highway 15 and go 3.2 km to 7th Line Beckwith. Turn left or NE on 7th Line and proceed c. 2 km to NE end of 7th Line Beckwith.
        Mississippi River Valley Route Directions: From the Jock River at 9th Line Beckwith, continue SW along 9th Line for 3.3 km to Highway 15 at Blacks Corners. Turn left or SE onto Highway 15 and go 3.2 km to 7th Line Beckwith. Turn left or NE on 7th Line and proceed c. 2 km to NE end of 7th Line Beckwith.
Map of the Goodwood Marsh area
Map of the Goodwood Marsh area
Click on other site numbers to go to their pages.
Goodwood Marsh from Kidd Road Goodwood Marsh from Derry Sideroad Jock River at Cemetery Sideroad Jock River at 9th Line Beckwith 7th Line Beckwith Goodwood Marsh from Highway 15
         Site Description and Birding Information: When you have gone a couple kilometres down 7th Line, you will come to a fork in the road just beyond 1002 7th Line. This is basically the end of the usable roadway, with the "farm" driveway being the main drag from there. However, to reach the Jock River and hike through some wooded swamp areas (usually wet), continue straight. It is around a kilometre to the river.
Track to Jock River from 7th Line Beckwith
Track to Jock River from 7th Line Beckwith

        Mississippi River Valley Route Directions: From the NE end of 7th Line Beckwith, retrun SW along 7th Line for c. 2 km to Highway 15. Turn left or SE onto Highway 15 and go 3.1 km to the next site on this route, the Goodwood Marsh from Highway 15.
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Last update:  October 28, 2009