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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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Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area

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

Perth Wildlife Reserve C...

Canadian Tulip Festival

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

This annual world-famous...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

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

Murphys Point Provincial...

Le Boat

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

Cruise the Rideau Canal ...

Rideau Tours

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

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Foley Mountain Conservation Area

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

Atop a granite ridge tha...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

Maple Weekend

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

Kick off the season and ...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

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...

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...

Evergreen Golf Course

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

Located just 5 minutes f...

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 ...

Wolfe Island

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

Wolfe Island is the larg...

eQuinelle

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

eQuinelle is Ottawa̵...

Rock Dunder Trail Passes

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

The hiking trails of the...

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 ...

Cycling the Rideau

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

If your passion is peddl...

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...

Hiking

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

Hiking the Rideau Corrid...

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...

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...

Camping

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

The Rideau Corridor offe...

Mountain Orchards

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

In addition to apple pic...

Rideau Trail

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

The Rideau Trail is a 38...

Baxter Conservation Area

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

Baxter Conservation Area...

Perth Boat Rentals

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

Perth Boat Rentals is fa...

Perth Outfitters

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

Visit Perth Outfitters f...

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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Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Lemoine Point Conservation Area

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

Lemoine Point Conservati...

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...

Mountain Orchards

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

In addition to apple pic...

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...

Rock Dunder Trail Passes

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

The hiking trails of the...

Wolfe Island

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

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area

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

Perth Wildlife Reserve C...

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...

Rideau Tours

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

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Locks

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

The Rideau Canal feature...

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 in Ottawa

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

If you come to Ottawa, m...

Cycling the Rideau

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

If your passion is peddl...

Rideau Trail

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

The Rideau Trail is a 38...

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...

Perth Outfitters

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

Visit Perth Outfitters f...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

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...

Foley Mountain Conservation Area

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

Atop a granite ridge tha...

Festival of the Maples

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

Come to the Festival of ...

Fishing

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

The Rideau Canal (and it...

Tip to Tip Trail

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

Aptly named, the Tip to ...

Perth Boat Rentals

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

Perth Boat Rentals is fa...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Brass Point Farm

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

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Water Activities

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

The Rideau Canal is an i...

Evergreen Golf Course

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

Located just 5 minutes f...

Paddling Paradise – flatwater fun in Ottawa

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

From May to October, Can...

Maple Weekend

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

Kick off the season and ...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

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

Murphys Point Provincial...

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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Mountain Orchards

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

In addition to apple pic...

Le Boat

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

Cruise the Rideau Canal ...

Baxter Conservation Area

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

Baxter Conservation Area...

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...

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...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

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...

Motorcycling

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

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Cycling in Ottawa

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

If you come to Ottawa, m...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

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

Experience 19th century ...

Canadian Tulip Festival

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

This annual world-famous...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Perth Outfitters

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

Visit Perth Outfitters f...

Rideau Trail

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

The Rideau Trail is a 38...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Maple Weekend

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

Kick off the season and ...

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...

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 ...

Lemoine Point Conservation Area

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

Lemoine Point Conservati...

Evergreen Golf Course

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

Located just 5 minutes f...

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...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

Cycling the Rideau

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

If your passion is peddl...

Paddling Paradise – flatwater fun in Ottawa

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

From May to October, Can...

Camping

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

The Rideau Corridor offe...

Fishing

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

The Rideau Canal (and it...

eQuinelle

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

eQuinelle is Ottawa̵...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

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

Murphys Point Provincial...

Rock Dunder Trail Passes

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

The hiking trails of the...

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 ...

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.

Filter by Season:

Filter by Area:

Rideau Trail

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

The Rideau Trail is a 38...

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...

Fishing

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

The Rideau Canal (and it...

Foley Mountain Conservation Area

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

Atop a granite ridge tha...

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...

Camping

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

The Rideau Corridor offe...

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...

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 ...

Tip to Tip Trail

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

Aptly named, the Tip to ...

Mountain Orchards

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

In addition to apple pic...

Cycling the Rideau

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

If your passion is peddl...

Baxter Conservation Area

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

Baxter Conservation Area...

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 ...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Motorcycling

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

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

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 ...

Canadian Tulip Festival

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

This annual world-famous...

Wolfe Island

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

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area

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

Perth Wildlife Reserve C...

eQuinelle

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

eQuinelle is Ottawa̵...

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...

Locks

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

The Rideau Canal feature...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

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 ...

Maple Weekend

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

Kick off the season and ...

Lower Reach Park

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

Come play at one of Smit...

Cycling in Ottawa

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

If you come to Ottawa, m...

Perth Outfitters

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

Visit Perth Outfitters f...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

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.

Filter by Season:

Filter by Area:

Lower Reach Park

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

Come play at one of Smit...

Fishing

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

The Rideau Canal (and it...

Wolfe Island

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

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

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 ...

Water Activities

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

The Rideau Canal is an i...

eQuinelle

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

eQuinelle is Ottawa̵...

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...

Rideau Tours

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

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Baxter Conservation Area

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

Baxter Conservation Area...

Le Boat

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

Cruise the Rideau Canal ...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

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

Murphys Point Provincial...

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 the Rideau

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

If your passion is peddl...

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...

Maple Weekend

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

Kick off the season and ...

Lemoine Point Conservation Area

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

Lemoine Point Conservati...

Rock Dunder Trail Passes

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

The hiking trails of the...

Canadian Tulip Festival

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

This annual world-famous...

Perth Boat Rentals

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

Perth Boat Rentals is fa...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

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...

Cycling in Ottawa

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

If you come to Ottawa, m...

Hiking

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

Hiking the Rideau Corrid...

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 ...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

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

Experience 19th century ...

Evergreen Golf Course

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

Located just 5 minutes f...

Camping

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

The Rideau Corridor offe...

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...

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