Snake River (Renfrew County)

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Snake River
Snake River (Renfrew County) is located in Ontario
Snake River (Renfrew County)
Location of the mouth of the Snake River in Ontario.
TownshipsWhitewater Region, Admaston–Bromley, North Algona-Wilberforce
Physical characteristics
SourceLake Doré
 ⁃ locationNorth Algona-Wilberforce
 ⁃ coordinates45°38′16″N 77°05′01″W / 45.63778°N 77.08361°W / 45.63778; -77.08361
 ⁃ elevation142 m (466 ft)
MouthMuskrat Lake
 ⁃ location
Whitewater Region (township)
 ⁃ coordinates
45°41′48″N 76°55′40″W / 45.69667°N 76.92778°W / 45.69667; -76.92778Coordinates: 45°41′48″N 76°55′40″W / 45.69667°N 76.92778°W / 45.69667; -76.92778
 ⁃ elevation
122 m (400 ft)
Length28 km (17 mi)
Basin features
River systemSaint Lawrence River drainage basin
 ⁃ rightMink Creek

The Snake River is a river in Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada.


The river begins at Lake Doré in North Algona-Wilberforce township. It flows east under Ontario Highway 41, then south past the community of Lake Dore. It then turns east, takes in the right tributary Mink Creek, travels through the Upper Osceola Marsh, and reaches the community of Osceola in Admaston–Bromley township. It heads north through the Snake River Marsh, a proposed Provincial Conservation Reserve site, then flows east through the community of Snake River in Whitewater Region township, under Ontario Highway 17, and reaches its mouth at Muskrat Lake on the Muskrat River, a tributary of the Ottawa River.


  • Mink Creek (right)

See also[edit]


  • "Snake River". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2010-07-14.
  • "Toporama - Topographic Map Sheets 31F10, 31F11". Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2010-07-14.