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Nature Getaways

Whether strolling the scenic waterfront trails on foot or spending the day at one of the many conservation areas, the shores of the Rideau Canal offer an incredible array of nature getaways suitable for everyone.

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Best Ways to Experience the Rideau Canal in Ottawa

When in Ottawa, a visit to the historic Rideau Canal is a must! This U...

When in Ottawa, a visit ...

Tip to Tip Trail

Aptly named, the Tip to Tip trail allows hikers to traverse 4.5kms of ...

Aptly named, the Tip to ...

Cycling the Rideau

If your passion is peddling, go the distance and peddle the Rideau Can...

If your passion is peddl...

Ottawa Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Ottawa, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

Rideau Tours

Boating Tours Cruising on the water is a lovely tradition along the Ri...

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Evergreen Golf Course

Located just 5 minutes from Westport, Evergreen Golf Course is a conve...

Located just 5 minutes f...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

Who doesn’t enjoy a good, old-fashioned afternoon of...

Who doesnâ€&#...

Maple Weekend

Kick off the season and join in on with fun with Lanark County’s...

Kick off the season and ...

Rideau Trail

The Rideau Trail is a 387km network of hiking trails between Kingston ...

The Rideau Trail is a 38...

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area is located on the Tay Marsh a...

Perth Wildlife Reserve C...

Motorcycling

Rideau Canal Route If you like twisty turns than you’ll love the...

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Hiking

Hiking the Rideau Corridor is a fun and healthy way to explore all tha...

Hiking the Rideau Corrid...

Le Boat

Cruise the Rideau Canal in style aboard a Le Boat rental! While travel...

Cruise the Rideau Canal ...

Brass Point Farm

Brass Point Farm makes elderberry and elderflower products for use in ...

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Lemoine Point Conservation Area

Lemoine Point Conservation Area offers 136 scenic hectares of forest, ...

Lemoine Point Conservati...

Kiwi Gardens

Kiwi Gardens is more than your average nursery! Take a break from your...

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Cycling in Ottawa

If you come to Ottawa, make sure to bring your cycling game! Canada...

If you come to Ottawa, m...

Foley Mountain Conservation Area

Atop a granite ridge that overlooks Westport and the Upper Rideau wate...

Atop a granite ridge tha...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

Murphys Point Provincial Park sits on 1,239-hectares of land, and is h...

Murphys Point Provincial...

Mountain Orchards

In addition to apple picking, Mountain Orchards offers visitors a vari...

In addition to apple pic...

Baxter Conservation Area

Baxter Conservation Area is a stunning example of a river floodplain. ...

Baxter Conservation Area...

Locks

The Rideau Canal features 47 locks in 24 lockstations, which can be vi...

The Rideau Canal feature...

Lower Reach Park

Come play at one of Smiths Falls most popular parks near the Rideau Ca...

Come play at one of Smit...

Paddling Paradise – flatwater fun in Ottawa

From May to October, Canada’s Capital is a water-lover’s d...

From May to October, Can...

Canadian Tulip Festival

This annual world-famous festival centres around Ottawa’s love a...

This annual world-famous...

Camping

The Rideau Corridor offers plenty of opportunities for visitors to cam...

The Rideau Corridor offe...

Perth Boat Rentals

Perth Boat Rentals is family run and started in 2016. They can accommo...

Perth Boat Rentals is fa...

Wolfe Island

Wolfe Island is the largest of the Thousand Islands, and can be access...

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Water Activities

The Rideau Canal is an idyllic place to enjoy water activities such as...

The Rideau Canal is an i...

Hiking the Rideau

Trails With many all-season parks and conservation areas, the Rideau C...

Trails With many all-sea...

Festival of the Maples

Come to the Festival of the Maples to officially kick off the maple se...

Come to the Festival of ...

eQuinelle

eQuinelle is Ottawa’s most awarded golf course, recognized for i...

eQuinelle is Ottawa̵...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

Experience 19th century military life at Fort Henry! Built in 1832 to ...

Experience 19th century ...

Perth Outfitters

Visit Perth Outfitters for boat rentals and Perth’s only mini-go...

Visit Perth Outfitters f...

Rock Dunder Trail Passes

The hiking trails of the Rock Dunder Property, owned by the Rideau Wat...

The hiking trails of the...

Kingston Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Kingston, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

Fishing

The Rideau Canal (and its surrounding lakes) offer some of the best fi...

The Rideau Canal (and it...

sports-outdoors

Sports & Outdoor Recreation

The Rideau Canal is the perfect backdrop for your next outdoor adventure. From calm waters suitable for an array of aquatic activities to beautiful shared recreation trails, visitors can enjoy boating, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, cycling, hiking, golfing, and more.

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Kingston Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Kingston, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

Camping

The Rideau Corridor offers plenty of opportunities for visitors to cam...

The Rideau Corridor offe...

Foley Mountain Conservation Area

Atop a granite ridge that overlooks Westport and the Upper Rideau wate...

Atop a granite ridge tha...

Cycling the Rideau

If your passion is peddling, go the distance and peddle the Rideau Can...

If your passion is peddl...

Wolfe Island

Wolfe Island is the largest of the Thousand Islands, and can be access...

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Perth Outfitters

Visit Perth Outfitters for boat rentals and Perth’s only mini-go...

Visit Perth Outfitters f...

Lower Reach Park

Come play at one of Smiths Falls most popular parks near the Rideau Ca...

Come play at one of Smit...

Brass Point Farm

Brass Point Farm makes elderberry and elderflower products for use in ...

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Hiking

Hiking the Rideau Corridor is a fun and healthy way to explore all tha...

Hiking the Rideau Corrid...

eQuinelle

eQuinelle is Ottawa’s most awarded golf course, recognized for i...

eQuinelle is Ottawa̵...

Kiwi Gardens

Kiwi Gardens is more than your average nursery! Take a break from your...

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Perth Boat Rentals

Perth Boat Rentals is family run and started in 2016. They can accommo...

Perth Boat Rentals is fa...

Rideau Trail

The Rideau Trail is a 387km network of hiking trails between Kingston ...

The Rideau Trail is a 38...

Fishing

The Rideau Canal (and its surrounding lakes) offer some of the best fi...

The Rideau Canal (and it...

Lemoine Point Conservation Area

Lemoine Point Conservation Area offers 136 scenic hectares of forest, ...

Lemoine Point Conservati...

Le Boat

Cruise the Rideau Canal in style aboard a Le Boat rental! While travel...

Cruise the Rideau Canal ...

Locks

The Rideau Canal features 47 locks in 24 lockstations, which can be vi...

The Rideau Canal feature...

Cycling in Ottawa

If you come to Ottawa, make sure to bring your cycling game! Canada...

If you come to Ottawa, m...

Water Activities

The Rideau Canal is an idyllic place to enjoy water activities such as...

The Rideau Canal is an i...

Hiking the Rideau

Trails With many all-season parks and conservation areas, the Rideau C...

Trails With many all-sea...

Paddling Paradise – flatwater fun in Ottawa

From May to October, Canada’s Capital is a water-lover’s d...

From May to October, Can...

Motorcycling

Rideau Canal Route If you like twisty turns than you’ll love the...

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Baxter Conservation Area

Baxter Conservation Area is a stunning example of a river floodplain. ...

Baxter Conservation Area...

Best Ways to Experience the Rideau Canal in Ottawa

When in Ottawa, a visit to the historic Rideau Canal is a must! This U...

When in Ottawa, a visit ...

Canadian Tulip Festival

This annual world-famous festival centres around Ottawa’s love a...

This annual world-famous...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

Who doesn’t enjoy a good, old-fashioned afternoon of...

Who doesnâ€&#...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

Experience 19th century military life at Fort Henry! Built in 1832 to ...

Experience 19th century ...

Rideau Tours

Boating Tours Cruising on the water is a lovely tradition along the Ri...

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area is located on the Tay Marsh a...

Perth Wildlife Reserve C...

Mountain Orchards

In addition to apple picking, Mountain Orchards offers visitors a vari...

In addition to apple pic...

Rock Dunder Trail Passes

The hiking trails of the Rock Dunder Property, owned by the Rideau Wat...

The hiking trails of the...

Evergreen Golf Course

Located just 5 minutes from Westport, Evergreen Golf Course is a conve...

Located just 5 minutes f...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

Murphys Point Provincial Park sits on 1,239-hectares of land, and is h...

Murphys Point Provincial...

Maple Weekend

Kick off the season and join in on with fun with Lanark County’s...

Kick off the season and ...

Tip to Tip Trail

Aptly named, the Tip to Tip trail allows hikers to traverse 4.5kms of ...

Aptly named, the Tip to ...

Festival of the Maples

Come to the Festival of the Maples to officially kick off the maple se...

Come to the Festival of ...

Ottawa Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Ottawa, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

culture-heritage

Culture & Heritage

Spanning from Canada's vibrant and spirited national capital down to Kingston – the limestone city, the Rideau Canal offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich heritage and culture of the communities along the winding Canal. From exploring one of the 24 lock stations to visiting a blockhouse or nearby museum, we invite you to unearth the cultural jewels of the Rideau Canal.

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Evergreen Golf Course

Located just 5 minutes from Westport, Evergreen Golf Course is a conve...

Located just 5 minutes f...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

Who doesn’t enjoy a good, old-fashioned afternoon of...

Who doesnâ€&#...

Rideau Tours

Boating Tours Cruising on the water is a lovely tradition along the Ri...

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Paddling Paradise – flatwater fun in Ottawa

From May to October, Canada’s Capital is a water-lover’s d...

From May to October, Can...

Foley Mountain Conservation Area

Atop a granite ridge that overlooks Westport and the Upper Rideau wate...

Atop a granite ridge tha...

Mountain Orchards

In addition to apple picking, Mountain Orchards offers visitors a vari...

In addition to apple pic...

Fishing

The Rideau Canal (and its surrounding lakes) offer some of the best fi...

The Rideau Canal (and it...

Maple Weekend

Kick off the season and join in on with fun with Lanark County’s...

Kick off the season and ...

Hiking

Hiking the Rideau Corridor is a fun and healthy way to explore all tha...

Hiking the Rideau Corrid...

Le Boat

Cruise the Rideau Canal in style aboard a Le Boat rental! While travel...

Cruise the Rideau Canal ...

Water Activities

The Rideau Canal is an idyllic place to enjoy water activities such as...

The Rideau Canal is an i...

Canadian Tulip Festival

This annual world-famous festival centres around Ottawa’s love a...

This annual world-famous...

Best Ways to Experience the Rideau Canal in Ottawa

When in Ottawa, a visit to the historic Rideau Canal is a must! This U...

When in Ottawa, a visit ...

Kiwi Gardens

Kiwi Gardens is more than your average nursery! Take a break from your...

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Baxter Conservation Area

Baxter Conservation Area is a stunning example of a river floodplain. ...

Baxter Conservation Area...

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area is located on the Tay Marsh a...

Perth Wildlife Reserve C...

Ottawa Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Ottawa, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

Murphys Point Provincial Park sits on 1,239-hectares of land, and is h...

Murphys Point Provincial...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

Experience 19th century military life at Fort Henry! Built in 1832 to ...

Experience 19th century ...

eQuinelle

eQuinelle is Ottawa’s most awarded golf course, recognized for i...

eQuinelle is Ottawa̵...

Camping

The Rideau Corridor offers plenty of opportunities for visitors to cam...

The Rideau Corridor offe...

Motorcycling

Rideau Canal Route If you like twisty turns than you’ll love the...

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Rideau Trail

The Rideau Trail is a 387km network of hiking trails between Kingston ...

The Rideau Trail is a 38...

Cycling in Ottawa

If you come to Ottawa, make sure to bring your cycling game! Canada...

If you come to Ottawa, m...

Tip to Tip Trail

Aptly named, the Tip to Tip trail allows hikers to traverse 4.5kms of ...

Aptly named, the Tip to ...

Lower Reach Park

Come play at one of Smiths Falls most popular parks near the Rideau Ca...

Come play at one of Smit...

Locks

The Rideau Canal features 47 locks in 24 lockstations, which can be vi...

The Rideau Canal feature...

Brass Point Farm

Brass Point Farm makes elderberry and elderflower products for use in ...

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Lemoine Point Conservation Area

Lemoine Point Conservation Area offers 136 scenic hectares of forest, ...

Lemoine Point Conservati...

Wolfe Island

Wolfe Island is the largest of the Thousand Islands, and can be access...

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Rock Dunder Trail Passes

The hiking trails of the Rock Dunder Property, owned by the Rideau Wat...

The hiking trails of the...

Perth Outfitters

Visit Perth Outfitters for boat rentals and Perth’s only mini-go...

Visit Perth Outfitters f...

Perth Boat Rentals

Perth Boat Rentals is family run and started in 2016. They can accommo...

Perth Boat Rentals is fa...

Festival of the Maples

Come to the Festival of the Maples to officially kick off the maple se...

Come to the Festival of ...

Cycling the Rideau

If your passion is peddling, go the distance and peddle the Rideau Can...

If your passion is peddl...

Hiking the Rideau

Trails With many all-season parks and conservation areas, the Rideau C...

Trails With many all-sea...

Kingston Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Kingston, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

tours

Tours

From boating through the picturesque inlets and scenic shorelines of the Rideau Lakes to exploring South Eastern Ontario’s rich countryside by car, the communities dotted throughout the Rideau Canal corridor offer a variety of tours to satisfy every taste.

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Beach Day in Smiths Falls

Who doesn’t enjoy a good, old-fashioned afternoon of...

Who doesnâ€&#...

Tip to Tip Trail

Aptly named, the Tip to Tip trail allows hikers to traverse 4.5kms of ...

Aptly named, the Tip to ...

Fishing

The Rideau Canal (and its surrounding lakes) offer some of the best fi...

The Rideau Canal (and it...

Perth Outfitters

Visit Perth Outfitters for boat rentals and Perth’s only mini-go...

Visit Perth Outfitters f...

Camping

The Rideau Corridor offers plenty of opportunities for visitors to cam...

The Rideau Corridor offe...

Motorcycling

Rideau Canal Route If you like twisty turns than you’ll love the...

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Kiwi Gardens

Kiwi Gardens is more than your average nursery! Take a break from your...

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Paddling Paradise – flatwater fun in Ottawa

From May to October, Canada’s Capital is a water-lover’s d...

From May to October, Can...

Locks

The Rideau Canal features 47 locks in 24 lockstations, which can be vi...

The Rideau Canal feature...

Foley Mountain Conservation Area

Atop a granite ridge that overlooks Westport and the Upper Rideau wate...

Atop a granite ridge tha...

Wolfe Island

Wolfe Island is the largest of the Thousand Islands, and can be access...

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Mountain Orchards

In addition to apple picking, Mountain Orchards offers visitors a vari...

In addition to apple pic...

Rideau Tours

Boating Tours Cruising on the water is a lovely tradition along the Ri...

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Water Activities

The Rideau Canal is an idyllic place to enjoy water activities such as...

The Rideau Canal is an i...

Cycling in Ottawa

If you come to Ottawa, make sure to bring your cycling game! Canada...

If you come to Ottawa, m...

Festival of the Maples

Come to the Festival of the Maples to officially kick off the maple se...

Come to the Festival of ...

Rock Dunder Trail Passes

The hiking trails of the Rock Dunder Property, owned by the Rideau Wat...

The hiking trails of the...

Kingston Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Kingston, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

Ottawa Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Ottawa, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

eQuinelle

eQuinelle is Ottawa’s most awarded golf course, recognized for i...

eQuinelle is Ottawa̵...

Baxter Conservation Area

Baxter Conservation Area is a stunning example of a river floodplain. ...

Baxter Conservation Area...

Maple Weekend

Kick off the season and join in on with fun with Lanark County’s...

Kick off the season and ...

Rideau Trail

The Rideau Trail is a 387km network of hiking trails between Kingston ...

The Rideau Trail is a 38...

Perth Boat Rentals

Perth Boat Rentals is family run and started in 2016. They can accommo...

Perth Boat Rentals is fa...

Le Boat

Cruise the Rideau Canal in style aboard a Le Boat rental! While travel...

Cruise the Rideau Canal ...

Hiking the Rideau

Trails With many all-season parks and conservation areas, the Rideau C...

Trails With many all-sea...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

Murphys Point Provincial Park sits on 1,239-hectares of land, and is h...

Murphys Point Provincial...

Brass Point Farm

Brass Point Farm makes elderberry and elderflower products for use in ...

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Hiking

Hiking the Rideau Corridor is a fun and healthy way to explore all tha...

Hiking the Rideau Corrid...

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area is located on the Tay Marsh a...

Perth Wildlife Reserve C...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

Experience 19th century military life at Fort Henry! Built in 1832 to ...

Experience 19th century ...

Lemoine Point Conservation Area

Lemoine Point Conservation Area offers 136 scenic hectares of forest, ...

Lemoine Point Conservati...

Best Ways to Experience the Rideau Canal in Ottawa

When in Ottawa, a visit to the historic Rideau Canal is a must! This U...

When in Ottawa, a visit ...

Evergreen Golf Course

Located just 5 minutes from Westport, Evergreen Golf Course is a conve...

Located just 5 minutes f...

Cycling the Rideau

If your passion is peddling, go the distance and peddle the Rideau Can...

If your passion is peddl...

Lower Reach Park

Come play at one of Smiths Falls most popular parks near the Rideau Ca...

Come play at one of Smit...

Canadian Tulip Festival

This annual world-famous festival centres around Ottawa’s love a...

This annual world-famous...

leisure-shopping

Leisure & Shopping

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon strolling through shopping districts and farmers' markets or catch an engaging performance at a local theatre. Discover why the Rideau Canal is synonymous with leisure and relaxation.

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eQuinelle

eQuinelle is Ottawa’s most awarded golf course, recognized for i...

eQuinelle is Ottawa̵...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

Who doesn’t enjoy a good, old-fashioned afternoon of...

Who doesnâ€&#...

Camping

The Rideau Corridor offers plenty of opportunities for visitors to cam...

The Rideau Corridor offe...

Kingston Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Kingston, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

Cycling in Ottawa

If you come to Ottawa, make sure to bring your cycling game! Canada...

If you come to Ottawa, m...

Wolfe Island

Wolfe Island is the largest of the Thousand Islands, and can be access...

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Best Ways to Experience the Rideau Canal in Ottawa

When in Ottawa, a visit to the historic Rideau Canal is a must! This U...

When in Ottawa, a visit ...

Rock Dunder Trail Passes

The hiking trails of the Rock Dunder Property, owned by the Rideau Wat...

The hiking trails of the...

Locks

The Rideau Canal features 47 locks in 24 lockstations, which can be vi...

The Rideau Canal feature...

Foley Mountain Conservation Area

Atop a granite ridge that overlooks Westport and the Upper Rideau wate...

Atop a granite ridge tha...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

Murphys Point Provincial Park sits on 1,239-hectares of land, and is h...

Murphys Point Provincial...

Rideau Trail

The Rideau Trail is a 387km network of hiking trails between Kingston ...

The Rideau Trail is a 38...

Lemoine Point Conservation Area

Lemoine Point Conservation Area offers 136 scenic hectares of forest, ...

Lemoine Point Conservati...

Ottawa Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Ottawa, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

Fishing

The Rideau Canal (and its surrounding lakes) offer some of the best fi...

The Rideau Canal (and it...

Canadian Tulip Festival

This annual world-famous festival centres around Ottawa’s love a...

This annual world-famous...

Maple Weekend

Kick off the season and join in on with fun with Lanark County’s...

Kick off the season and ...

Perth Boat Rentals

Perth Boat Rentals is family run and started in 2016. They can accommo...

Perth Boat Rentals is fa...

Rideau Tours

Boating Tours Cruising on the water is a lovely tradition along the Ri...

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Hiking the Rideau

Trails With many all-season parks and conservation areas, the Rideau C...

Trails With many all-sea...

Paddling Paradise – flatwater fun in Ottawa

From May to October, Canada’s Capital is a water-lover’s d...

From May to October, Can...

Perth Outfitters

Visit Perth Outfitters for boat rentals and Perth’s only mini-go...

Visit Perth Outfitters f...

Baxter Conservation Area

Baxter Conservation Area is a stunning example of a river floodplain. ...

Baxter Conservation Area...

Festival of the Maples

Come to the Festival of the Maples to officially kick off the maple se...

Come to the Festival of ...

Hiking

Hiking the Rideau Corridor is a fun and healthy way to explore all tha...

Hiking the Rideau Corrid...

Motorcycling

Rideau Canal Route If you like twisty turns than you’ll love the...

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Mountain Orchards

In addition to apple picking, Mountain Orchards offers visitors a vari...

In addition to apple pic...

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area is located on the Tay Marsh a...

Perth Wildlife Reserve C...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

Experience 19th century military life at Fort Henry! Built in 1832 to ...

Experience 19th century ...

Water Activities

The Rideau Canal is an idyllic place to enjoy water activities such as...

The Rideau Canal is an i...

Lower Reach Park

Come play at one of Smiths Falls most popular parks near the Rideau Ca...

Come play at one of Smit...

Kiwi Gardens

Kiwi Gardens is more than your average nursery! Take a break from your...

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Cycling the Rideau

If your passion is peddling, go the distance and peddle the Rideau Can...

If your passion is peddl...

Le Boat

Cruise the Rideau Canal in style aboard a Le Boat rental! While travel...

Cruise the Rideau Canal ...

Evergreen Golf Course

Located just 5 minutes from Westport, Evergreen Golf Course is a conve...

Located just 5 minutes f...

Brass Point Farm

Brass Point Farm makes elderberry and elderflower products for use in ...

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Tip to Tip Trail

Aptly named, the Tip to Tip trail allows hikers to traverse 4.5kms of ...

Aptly named, the Tip to ...

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