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Baldhead River
Baldhead River (Ontario) is located in Ontario
Baldhead River (Ontario)
Location of the mouth of the Baldhead River in Ontario
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Northwestern Ontario
District Algoma
Physical characteristics
Main source Baldhead Lake
415 m (1,362 ft)
River mouth Lake Superior
180 m (590 ft)
Length 30 km (19 mi)
Basin features
River system Lake Superior drainage basin
Tributaries
  • Left:
    East Branch Baldhead River

The Baldhead River is a river in the Lake Superior drainage basin in Algoma District in Northwestern Ontario, Canada. It is located entirely within Lake Superior Provincial Park.

Course

The river begins at Baldhead Lake adjacent to the Mijinemungshing Lake parking area and heads west then southwest along the Mijinemungshing Road. It passes under the road, then turns south and parallels Ontario Highway 17. It takes in the left tributary East Branch Baldhead River, continues south and roughly parallel to Ontario Highway 17, and reaches its mouth near the headland named Bald Head on Lake Superior. The Orphan Lake Trail passes along the mouth of the river.

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