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Petawawa Point, ON

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(La version française suivra) Petawawa Point is a lovely sandy beach on the Ottawa River in Petawawa. The beach is equipped with washrooms picnic tables a canteen a beach volleyball court and a play structure. The river bed drop off is gradual to moderate drop off to a deeper boat channle. The river bed is sandy with some freshwater mussels. Keep your eye open for them! There is a picnic area but lifeguards are absent. There is a boat launch on the east side of Petawawa Point has a heavily used boat launch and is designated as a no-swimming area. Petawawa Point extends as a series of islands across the Ottawa River to Quebec. The confluence of the Petawawa and Ottawa Rivers is 500m upriver from the point. Feature: paddling among the islands by canoe or kayak (be careful crossing the motorboat channels marked by buoys) (Petawawa Point extends as a series of islands across the Ottawa River to Quebec. The confluence of the Petawawa and Ottawa Rivers is 500 m upriver from the point. Feature: paddling among the islands by canoe or kayak (be careful crossing the motorboat channels marked by buoys) (Almstedt Hendrickson & Davies 2013). The water quality at this beach is being monitored weekly by the Renfrew County District Public Health Unit._Petawawa Point est une belle plage de sable qui se situe sur la rivière des Outaouais à Petawawa. On y retrouve des toilettes des tables de pique-nique une cantine un terrain de volley-ball et une structure de jeu. La descente en eaux profondes est graduelle. Les bateaux motorisées crée des petites vagues en passant près de la plage. Le lit benthique possède des moules d'eau fraîche! Il n'y a pas de sauveteurs sur les lieux procèdez à vos propres risques. Il y a une zone de mise à l'eau pour les embarcations nautiques sur le côté est de Petawawa Point qui est fortement utilisée par les résidents locaux. Il y a une séries d'îles sur la rivière des Outaouais traversant jusqu'au Québec. Vous pouvez explorer ces îles par canots ou kayaks mais soyez aux aguets des bateaux motorisés (Almstedt Hendrickson & Davies 2013). L'échantillonnage pour la qualité de l'eau se fait par semaine par le bureau de santé publique du compté de Renfrew. Updated by Ottawa Riverkeeper (@ottriverkeeper) Ottawariverkeeper.ca / Mise à jour par Sentinelle Outaouais (@ottriverkeeper) fr.ottawariverkeeper.ca
Water Quality
Tested weekly from June 1 to September 1
Historical Status
The status of this beach is GREEN
This beach passes water quality tests at least 95% of the time.

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