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This Week in the Ottawa Valley

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The Ottawa Valley is a four-season destination for intrepid explorers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. Outfitters, trippers and guides are always ready to lead our guests into the uncharted wilderness, abundant snowfalls and the roaring whitewater of the Ottawa River, making this a hotspot for outdoor adventure .

Four seasons of unique cultural heritage attractions and special events showcase the different aspects of life in the Ottawa Valley. Visitors travel from far and wide to partake in spectacular displays of craftmanship, cultivation and technology at the various theme parks, farmer's markets and attractions throughout the valley.

Whitewater Adventures
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Known as the Whitewater Capital of Canada, the area is home to some of the fastest, cleanest, warmest and safest rivers in the country - perfect for serious kayak, canoe or rafting action.
Madawaska Kanu Centre
OWL Rafting on the Ottawa River
Paddler Co-op
Madawaska River Rafting
Ottawa River Family Rafting Trips
River Run Resort
Motorcycle Adventures
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The Ottawa Valley and Ontario's Highlands has everything a rider is looking for.
Top Fall Motorcycle Ride
Winter Adventures
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Imagine , for a moment, a day without a list. Imagine a place where you can escape the everyday rules and your own rushed schedule and where the best days just happen.   Forget your usual haunts. Try the path less travelled and explore the...
Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding
Cross Country Skiing
Dog Sledding
Attractions and Museums
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Discover your Sense of Adventure in the Ottawa Valley! We have loads of activities that will leave you with fun-filled memories. Spend the day playing at one of our family attractions, horseback riding in our fields, zip-lining through our forests,...
Friends of Bonnechere Parks
McDougall Mill Museum
Renfrew Public Library
42nd Field Regiment (Lanark and Renfrew Scottish) RCA Regimental Museum
Logos Land Resort
Renfrew County Museums Network
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The Ottawa Valley is home to world class golf venues that are guaranteed to suit both the discriminating tastes of a seasoned pro and the novice aspirations of a true beginner.

Luscious greens, verdant landscaping and plenty of sand and water traps are sure to make for a unique golfing experience every time.
Dragonfly Golf Links
Renfrew Golf Club
Whitetail Golf Club
Homestead at Wolf Ridge (The)
Ironwoods Golf Course at Calabogie Peaks Resort
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The sun inches over the horizon. Mist dances over the shimmering surface of a tree-lined lake. Silence is shattered as the water erupts at the end of a taut line. Another fishing day has begun in the Ottawa Valley.
Invasive Species: Watch Out for Zebra Mussels
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Visual and Performing Arts
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Stone Fence Theatre
Fall Adventures
Experience the crisp, cool peacefulness of the Ottawa Valley in the fall. As daylight fades and the seasons change, the wind’s gentle whisper can be heard throughout our forests. This is a time to feel alive! Let nature’s stunning palette inspire you as you take the road less travelled.
Rural Ramble
Over the years the Rural Ramble has evolved from a weekend farm tour to a season-long festival. Ramblers were initially required to purchase admission bracelets to participate and use a map to plan their itinerary. In 2010 the event was...