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Michaud River
Michaud River is located in Ontario
Michaud River
Location of the mouth of the Michaud River in Ontario
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Northeastern Ontario
District Sudbury
Physical characteristics
Main source Little Michaud Lake
Tyrone Township
427 m (1,401 ft)
46°48′00″N 81°14′37″W / 46.80000°N 81.24361°W / 46.80000; -81.24361
River mouth Onaping River
Leinster Township
389 m (1,276 ft)
46°50′55″N 81°23′09″W / 46.84861°N 81.38583°W / 46.84861; -81.38583
Basin features
River system Great Lakes Basin

The Michaud River is a river in Sudbury District in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. It is in the Great Lakes Basin and is a left tributary of the Onaping River.


The creek begins at Little Michaud Lake in geographic Tyrone Township, and flows north to Michaud Lake. It exits the lake at the northwest and flows northwest to Shkowona Lake, then heads west, passes into geographic Leinster Township, and reaches its mouth at the Onaping River. The Onaping River flows via the Vermilion River and the Spanish River to Lake Huron.


Both enter at Shkowona Lake.

  • Venetian Creek (right)
  • Sandcherry Creek (left)
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