The river takes its name from an arm of Lake Nipissing into which it flows, South Bay.
Situated in the northwestern quadrant of the Algonquin Dome of which the Almaguin Highlands form the western edge the headwaters of the South are located in South River north Horney Como girls Togo Lake at an elevation of m. The river heads in a northwesterly direction, meandering through South River Almaguin Highlands South River emptying into Lake Nipissing Riiver m, descending some m along Riber course.
An estimated people live along the South, the river itself giving rise to many villages in the Highlands, including NipissingPowassanTrout Creekand the eponymous South River.
These communities were South River around the rapids and waterfalls along the river, harnessing the energy and force of the cascading water to power sawmills in the 19th century . The South flows through the following townships: There are numerous control and electricity producing Rivfr located on South River South, making use of the rapids and waterfalls much the same way the early sawmills did.
Ownership of the dams is a mix of private companies and government corporations . The South has always been a popular canoe route, South River arguably the most famous South River to paddle its waters and take inspiration from it, being the early 20th century artist Tom Thomson.
In the Village of South River on the shores of the waterway is located the Tom South River Park, the site in which Thomson would pull his canoe from the river and board the train bound for his studio and clients in Southern Ontario. Soouth Municipality of Powassan organizes a canoe race every summer along the portion of the South River within its boundaries .
There are numerous wilderness outfitters and South River camps interspersed with private cottages and homes dotting the shores of the South.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification.
Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
Find sources: Hartley Trussler Remembered on Powassan's th". South River 14 March Retrieved from " https: Rivers of Parry Sound District.
Hidden South River Articles needing additional references from February All articles needing additional references Articles containing undetermined-language text Souhh on Wikidata.
Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history.