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Snake River
Country Canada
Province Ontario
County Renfrew
Townships
  • Whitewater Region
  • Admaston–Bromley
  • North Algona-Wilberforce
Physical characteristics
Main source Lake Doré
North Algona-Wilberforce
142 m (466 ft)
River mouth Muskrat Lake
Whitewater Region (township)
122 m (400 ft)
Length 28 km (17 mi)
Basin features
River system Saint Lawrence River drainage basin
Tributaries
  • Right:
    Mink Creek

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

Course

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.

Tributaries

  • Mink Creek (right)
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