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Paddle Bennett Lake

Paddle Bennett Lake

Sunday, Aug 10, 2014

To all members of our MVFN paddling fraternity

Launch from a cottage site and paddle along the shoreline of Bennett Lake and into Fagan Lake. We will lunch on one of the many islands. There are many coves which are home to a variety of ducks and wildflowers. We might also be lucky enough to see rare black tern nesting and other marsh birds.

Organizer: Terry MacIver

Car Pooling Arrangements:

Eastern Lanark and area, meet at Union Hall at the corner of the Wolf Grove and County Road 29 for an 8:45 am departure.

Western Lanark area, meet in Lanark Village at the intersection of Highway 511 and County Rd. 12, by the Bank of Nova Scotia, for 9:15 am departure.

Driving instructions to launch site at 976 Ennis Road, west of Fallbrook:  from Lanark Village take McDonalds Corners Rd (12), turn LEFT at Playfairville onto Fallbrook Rd (7), turn RIGHT onto  Bennett Lake Rd (19), and then finally LEFT onto Ennis Rd;  #976 will be on the right.

Bring: Picnic lunch, water, binoculars, bug juice, sunscreen, life jackets (mandatory), bailer & whistle.

Please note: you must pre-register for this event.

For registration and further information, please contact Terry at   or 613-720-0428.

If you have a canoe and need a partner, or don’t have a canoe and would like to partner, please contact Cliff Bennett  at 613-256-5013 or and he will try to match you up.