Archive for the ‘Conestoga River’ Category
The January thaw and rainfall created swollen creeks and rivers in Waterloo Region.
Three Bridges Road just outside the village of St. Jacobs was closed due to rising water on the Conestoga River.
The buggy bridge was under water and drivers who came this far in spite of the signs had no choice but to make a U-turn and take another route to Hawkesville Road.
This is near the confluence of the Conestoga and Grand Rivers. A Juvenile Bald Eagle was sitting in a tree on the opposite bank of the river. (map to Sawmill Rd. and Golf Course Rd.)
A horse and buggy passes River Song Catering and Banquet Facilities at 632 Hawkesville Road a short distance outside of St. Jacobs. The outdoor smoking area below overlooks the Conestoga River.
This is the Mill Race Trail between the village of St. Jacobs and the dam along the Three Bridges Road. It is part of the Trans Canada Trail.