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Looking for the best places to Canoe in and around Ottawa? Below are some great routes, trips and resources to help you Canoe in and around Ottawa.

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Whitewater Section
Jock River - Fun and short early spring run off run with 5 to 6 sets of class 2 rapids ending at the Jock River Landing
Petrie Island
Ottawa River - Petrie Island is a great recreational paddle within 20 minutes from downtown Ottawa, along the Ottawa River with tons of wildlife including birds, turtles, fish, small mammals, and others!
Mooney’s Bay
Rideau River - 15km stretch of flat water paddling
Almonte To Blakeney
Mississippi River - 7 km with a couple of Class 1-2 rapids. Some pretty water falls at the start and finish.


Ottawa River Runners

LeBreton Flats, Ottawa, ON K1R 0A7

Trailhead Paddle Shack

613-722-4229 • 1-866-529-2576

4-2148 Carling Ave, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K2A 1H1

RA Canoe Camping Club (RACCC)

(613) 733-5100

2451 Riverside Dr., Ottawa, ON K1H 7X7

Nanook Expeditions

(613) 979-9199

2721 Thomas A. Dolan Pkwy, Carp, ON K0A 1L0

Ottawa City Rafting

1 844-688-7238

102 Greenview Ave, Ottawa, ON K2B 5Z6

Boreal River Adventures


78 George St, Suite 204, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5W1

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