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The Coldwater River
is a river
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in the Unorganized North Part of Algoma District in Northeastern
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. It is in the Great Lakes Basin
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, is a tributary of Lake Superior
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, and its entire course lies within Lake Superior Provincial Park
Lake Superior Provincial Park is one of the largest provincial parks in Ontario, covering about along the northeastern shores of Lake Superior between Wawa and Sault Ste. Marie in Algoma District, Northeastern Ontario, Canada...
The Coldwater River beings at Black Lake, in geographic Barager Township, and travels south through geographic Broome Township,, and the southeast corner of geographic Brimbacombe Township before flowing into geographic Giles Township,where it takes in the right tributary June Creek, passes under Ontario Highway 17, and reaches its mouth at Lake Superior.