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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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Le Boat

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

Cruise the Rideau Canal ...

Camping

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

The Rideau Corridor offe...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

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...

Locks

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

The Rideau Canal feature...

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...

Motorcycling

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

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Tip to Tip Trail

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

Aptly named, the Tip to ...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

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

Who doesnâ€&#...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

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

Murphys Point Provincial...

Evergreen Golf Course

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

Located just 5 minutes f...

Perth Boat Rentals

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

Perth Boat Rentals is fa...

eQuinelle

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

eQuinelle is Ottawa̵...

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area

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

Perth Wildlife Reserve C...

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...

Wolfe Island

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

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Lemoine Point Conservation Area

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

Lemoine Point Conservati...

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...

Maple Weekend

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

Kick off the season and ...

Brass Point Farm

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

Brass Point Farm makes e...

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 ...

Mountain Orchards

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

In addition to apple pic...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

Foley Mountain Conservation Area

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

Atop a granite ridge tha...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Rock Dunder Trail Passes

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

The hiking trails of the...

Rideau Tours

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

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Rideau Trail

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

The Rideau Trail is a 38...

Perth Outfitters

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

Visit Perth Outfitters f...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

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

Experience 19th century ...

Baxter Conservation Area

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

Baxter Conservation Area...

Paddling Paradise – flatwater fun in Ottawa

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

From May to October, Can...

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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Lemoine Point Conservation Area

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

Lemoine Point Conservati...

Motorcycling

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

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Camping

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

The Rideau Corridor offe...

Paddling Paradise – flatwater fun in Ottawa

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

From May to October, Can...

Evergreen Golf Course

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

Located just 5 minutes f...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

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...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

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 ...

Le Boat

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

Cruise the Rideau Canal ...

Rock Dunder Trail Passes

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

The hiking trails of the...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

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

Experience 19th century ...

Wolfe Island

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

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Rideau Tours

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

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Lower Reach Park

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

Come play at one of Smit...

Perth Boat Rentals

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

Perth Boat Rentals is fa...

Tip to Tip Trail

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

Aptly named, the Tip to ...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

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

Who doesnâ€&#...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Baxter Conservation Area

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

Baxter Conservation Area...

Cycling in Ottawa

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

If you come to Ottawa, m...

Brass Point Farm

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

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Cycling the Rideau

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

If your passion is peddl...

Canadian Tulip Festival

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

This annual world-famous...

Rideau Trail

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

The Rideau Trail is a 38...

eQuinelle

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

eQuinelle is Ottawa̵...

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area

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

Perth Wildlife Reserve C...

Festival of the Maples

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

Come to the Festival of ...

Locks

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

The Rideau Canal feature...

Hiking

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

Hiking the Rideau Corrid...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

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

Murphys Point Provincial...

Perth Outfitters

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

Visit Perth Outfitters f...

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...

Maple Weekend

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

Kick off the season and ...

Water Activities

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

The Rideau Canal is an i...

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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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...

Rideau Trail

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

The Rideau Trail is a 38...

Lower Reach Park

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

Come play at one of Smit...

Ottawa Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Ottawa, 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...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

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

Murphys Point Provincial...

Perth Boat Rentals

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

Perth Boat Rentals is fa...

Water Activities

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

The Rideau Canal is an i...

Paddling Paradise – flatwater fun in Ottawa

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

From May to October, Can...

Le Boat

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

Cruise the Rideau Canal ...

Rock Dunder Trail Passes

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

The hiking trails of the...

eQuinelle

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

eQuinelle is Ottawa̵...

Motorcycling

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

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

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 ...

Cycling the Rideau

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

If your passion is peddl...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

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

Who doesnâ€&#...

Locks

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

The Rideau Canal feature...

Baxter Conservation Area

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

Baxter Conservation Area...

Hiking

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

Hiking the Rideau Corrid...

Wolfe Island

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

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

Mountain Orchards

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

In addition to apple pic...

Maple Weekend

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

Kick off the season and ...

Cycling in Ottawa

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

If you come to Ottawa, m...

Evergreen Golf Course

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

Located just 5 minutes f...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Rideau Tours

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

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Festival of the Maples

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

Come to the Festival of ...

Perth Outfitters

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

Visit Perth Outfitters f...

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area

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

Perth Wildlife Reserve C...

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 ...

Canadian Tulip Festival

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

This annual world-famous...

Fishing

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

The Rideau Canal (and it...

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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Cycling the Rideau

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

If your passion is peddl...

Evergreen Golf Course

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

Located just 5 minutes f...

Lemoine Point Conservation Area

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

Lemoine Point Conservati...

Brass Point Farm

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

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Baxter Conservation Area

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

Baxter Conservation Area...

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 ...

Tip to Tip Trail

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

Aptly named, the Tip to ...

Camping

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

The Rideau Corridor offe...

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...

eQuinelle

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

eQuinelle is Ottawa̵...

Le Boat

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

Cruise the Rideau Canal ...

Festival of the Maples

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

Come to the Festival of ...

Perth Outfitters

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

Visit Perth Outfitters f...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

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

Who doesnâ€&#...

Motorcycling

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

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

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 ...

Rideau Tours

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

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

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

Experience 19th century ...

Foley Mountain Conservation Area

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

Atop a granite ridge tha...

Locks

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

The Rideau Canal feature...

Hiking

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

Hiking the Rideau Corrid...

Canadian Tulip Festival

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

This annual world-famous...

Mountain Orchards

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

In addition to apple pic...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Lower Reach Park

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

Come play at one of Smit...

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area

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

Perth Wildlife Reserve C...

Paddling Paradise – flatwater fun in Ottawa

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

From May to October, Can...

Cycling in Ottawa

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

If you come to Ottawa, m...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

Water Activities

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

The Rideau Canal is an i...

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...

Kingston Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Kingston, 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...

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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Le Boat

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

Cruise the Rideau Canal ...

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...

Paddling Paradise – flatwater fun in Ottawa

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

From May to October, Can...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

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

Experience 19th century ...

Perth Boat Rentals

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

Perth Boat Rentals is fa...

Foley Mountain Conservation Area

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

Atop a granite ridge tha...

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area

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

Perth Wildlife Reserve C...

Evergreen Golf Course

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

Located just 5 minutes f...

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...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more 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...

Rideau Trail

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

The Rideau Trail is a 38...

Cycling the Rideau

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

If your passion is peddl...

Canadian Tulip Festival

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

This annual world-famous...

Cycling in Ottawa

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

If you come to Ottawa, m...

Locks

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

The Rideau Canal feature...

Water Activities

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

The Rideau Canal is an i...

Brass Point Farm

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

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Lower Reach Park

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

Come play at one of Smit...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

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

Who doesnâ€&#...

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 ...

Maple Weekend

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

Kick off the season and ...

Rideau Tours

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

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Camping

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

The Rideau Corridor offe...

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...

eQuinelle

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

eQuinelle is Ottawa̵...

Lemoine Point Conservation Area

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

Lemoine Point Conservati...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

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 ...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Rock Dunder Trail Passes

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

The hiking trails of the...

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