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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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Lemoine Point Conservation Area

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

Lemoine Point Conservati...

Foley Mountain Conservation Area

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

Atop a granite ridge tha...

Motorcycling

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

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Rideau Tours

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

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Rock Dunder Trail Passes

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

The hiking trails of the...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

Hiking

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

Hiking the Rideau Corrid...

Camping

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

The Rideau Corridor offe...

Locks

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

The Rideau Canal feature...

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...

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...

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 ...

Lower Reach Park

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

Come play at one of Smit...

Mountain Orchards

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

In addition to apple pic...

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€&#...

Tip to Tip Trail

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

Aptly named, the Tip to ...

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area

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

Perth Wildlife Reserve C...

Fishing

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

The Rideau Canal (and it...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Paddling Paradise – flatwater fun in Ottawa

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

From May to October, Can...

Brass Point Farm

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

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Le Boat

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

Cruise the Rideau Canal ...

Rideau Trail

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

The Rideau Trail is a 38...

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 ...

Water Activities

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

The Rideau Canal is an i...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

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

Murphys Point Provincial...

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...

Perth Boat Rentals

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

Perth Boat Rentals is fa...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

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

Experience 19th century ...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

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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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 ...

Motorcycling

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

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

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...

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 ...

Wolfe Island

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

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Cycling in Ottawa

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

If you come to Ottawa, m...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

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...

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...

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...

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...

eQuinelle

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

eQuinelle is Ottawa̵...

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 ...

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...

Water Activities

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

The Rideau Canal is an i...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Rock Dunder Trail Passes

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

The hiking trails of the...

Lower Reach Park

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

Come play at one of Smit...

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...

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 ...

Hiking

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

Hiking the Rideau Corrid...

Camping

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

The Rideau Corridor offe...

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...

Rideau Trail

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

The Rideau Trail is a 38...

Evergreen Golf Course

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

Located just 5 minutes f...

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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Lemoine Point Conservation Area

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

Lemoine Point Conservati...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

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

Experience 19th century ...

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...

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...

Foley Mountain Conservation Area

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

Atop a granite ridge tha...

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 ...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area

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

Perth Wildlife Reserve C...

Cycling in Ottawa

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

If you come to Ottawa, m...

Mountain Orchards

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

In addition to apple pic...

Perth Boat Rentals

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

Perth Boat Rentals is fa...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

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

Murphys Point Provincial...

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 ...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

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

Who doesnâ€&#...

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 ...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Evergreen Golf Course

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

Located just 5 minutes f...

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...

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...

Brass Point Farm

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

Brass Point Farm makes e...

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 ...

Rideau Tours

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

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Wolfe Island

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

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Canadian Tulip Festival

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

This annual world-famous...

Locks

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

The Rideau Canal feature...

Perth Outfitters

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

Visit Perth Outfitters f...

Hiking

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

Hiking the Rideau Corrid...

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...

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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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...

Hiking

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

Hiking the Rideau Corrid...

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 ...

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...

Cycling in Ottawa

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

If you come to Ottawa, m...

Perth Boat Rentals

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

Perth Boat Rentals is fa...

Motorcycling

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

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Water Activities

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

The Rideau Canal is an i...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Fishing

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

The Rideau Canal (and it...

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...

Baxter Conservation Area

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

Baxter Conservation Area...

eQuinelle

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

eQuinelle is Ottawa̵...

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...

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...

Brass Point Farm

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

Brass Point Farm makes e...

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...

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area

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

Perth Wildlife Reserve C...

Lower Reach Park

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

Come play at one of Smit...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

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...

Rideau Trail

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

The Rideau Trail is a 38...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Wolfe Island

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

Wolfe Island is the larg...

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:

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...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

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

Who doesnâ€&#...

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...

Festival of the Maples

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

Come to the Festival of ...

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...

Cycling the Rideau

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

If your passion is peddl...

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...

Lower Reach Park

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

Come play at one of Smit...

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...

Maple Weekend

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

Kick off the season and ...

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...

Locks

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

The Rideau Canal feature...

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...

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...

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...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

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

Murphys Point Provincial...

Foley Mountain Conservation Area

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

Atop a granite ridge tha...

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...

Perth Boat Rentals

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

Perth Boat Rentals is fa...

Brass Point Farm

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

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Wolfe Island

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

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Fishing

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

The Rideau Canal (and it...

Cycling in Ottawa

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

If you come to Ottawa, m...

Rock Dunder Trail Passes

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

The hiking trails of the...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

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 ...

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