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FRANK RYAN PARK

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

        Independent Directions to this Site: From Highway 417 (The Queensway) take exit 129 (Pinecrest Road) north. Go 0.5 km north on Pinecrest to Harwood Avenue. Turn right or east onto Harwood and proceed 0.1 km to Pinewood Crescent. Turn right or south onto Pinewood and follow it around (east, then north) 0.5 km to Henley Street. Turn right or east onto Henley and drive 0.3 km to a small parking area on the right at the entrance to the trails for Frank Ryan Park.
        Ottawa West Park Loop Route Directions: From the Pinecrest Cemetery, return to Baseline Road and turn left or southwest onto it. Go 0.3 km to Greenbank Road and turn right or north onto it. Proceed north 1.6 km on Greenbank to Harwood Avenue. Turn right or east onto Harwood and proceed 0.1 km to Pinewood Crescent. Turn right or south onto Pinewood and follow it around (east, then north) 0.5 km to Henley Street. Turn right or east onto Henley and drive 0.3 km to a small parking area on the right at the entrance to the trails for Frank Ryan Park.
Google Satellite Map of the Frank Ryan Park Area
Google Satellite Map of the Frank Ryan Park Area
         Site Description and Birding Information: This relatively small park has some lovely woodland and hilly terrain with excellent trails. Should provide good opportunities during migration.
         Elmhurst Park, kitty-corner to the NE across Alpine Avenue, provides an extension of the wooded area in that direction.
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Views of Frank Ryan Park

        Ottawa West Park Loop Route Directions: From where you are parked at Frank Ryan Park on Henley Street, head north on Dundee Avenue for 0.2 km to Elmhurst Street. Turn right or east on Elmhurst and go 0.5 km to Connaught Avenue. Park on Connaught near the end of Elmhurst to access the trails for the next site in this loop, the Pinecrest Creek North.
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Last update:  October 28, 2009