- Little Mississippi River (Ontario)
river_name = Little Mississippi River
mouth = York River at coord|45|15|44|N|77|35|17|W|region:CA-ON_type:landmark|display=inline,title
mouth_elevation = convert|282|m|ft|0|abbr=on
The Little Mississippi River is a river in eastern
Ontario, Canada. It is the outlet river of Weslemkoon Lakeand ends in the York River which in turn empties into the Madawaska River, a tributary of the Ottawa River.
The river joins the York River where it flows through Conroy Marsh, a provincially significant wetland. At one time, this river was used to transport logs out of the pine forests to
sawmills located downstream. A number of timber slides were built to transport logs through rapids along the river. Now, the river is used for recreational canoeing.
It is called Little to distinguish it from the larger Mississippi River of Ontario, which is distinct from the much larger
Mississippi Riverin the United States.
List of Ontario rivers
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