Whether you are looking for information on local attractions, accommodations, maps, or just a place to take a rest from your drive, our staffed Visitor Information Centres are here to make your travelling to the Ottawa Valley more convenient and enjoyable.
For your convenience, our Ottawa Valley Road Map can be found at the following vendor box locations: Barry’s Bay Metro, Calabogie Motorsports (Summer), Calabogie Peaks Resort (Winter), Kelsey's Restaurant in Petawawa, Pembroke Mall, Wes’ Chips (Arnprior), and CTV Ottawa (Byward Market).
|Arnprior and District Museum:
Follow Highway 17 to the Daniel Street traffic light.
Follow Daniel Street to the lights at Madawaska Street and turn left.
Museum and parking on right.
Arnprior & District Museum
110 John Street North
|The Quality Inn in Arnprior is located at 70 Madawaska Blvd.
Follow Trans-Canada Hwy/ON-417 W to County Rd No 29 N
Take the Ottawa 29 exit from Trans-Canada Hwy/ON-417 W
Turn left onto Madawaska Blvd
Quality Inn Arnprior
70 Madawaska Blvd.
|Coming from the east on Hwy 60, the Visitor Information Centre is located just before the three way stop. It is an old railway station near a water tower.
Click for more information, including hours and directions.
19503 Opeongo Line
Barry's Bay, Ontario
|Located at 12517 Lanark Road.
The visitor centre is located on the right side of the road. It is a rustic old log cabin.
12517 Lanark Rd.
|The Cobden VIC is located in a park area, with Muskrat Lake view and access along Highway 17 in the village of Cobden.
This VIC offers picnic areas, beach access, as well as overnight camping opportunities. The VIC is within short walking distance to many of the villages quaint specialty shops and unique dining experiences. This communinity thrives during peak tourism season as it serves as the gateway to a majority of the Whitewater Rafting companies located within Renfrew County.
|From Highway 17, take Highway 41 towards Eganville.
Continue along passing Lake Dore.
Take a left onto Lett's Cemetery road.
Follow the road down the hill into Eganville.
At the bottom of the hill turn left and then a quick right into the parking lot of the visitor's centre.
The VIC is a rustic old log cabin.
Across from the Granary Restaurant
39 Bonnechere Street
|Located on Queen Street
From Highway 60 (at the yellow flashing light)take County Road 512 into Killaloe. The County Rd merges into Queen Street.
The VIC is a little hut located on the left hand side of the road next to the chip truck.
|Pembroke has 3 visitor information locations conveniently located at the intersection of Highways 17 & 41.
Follow Highway 17 to Pembroke.
Turn right on to Paul Martin Drive.
Turn right on to International Drive ( directly across from the Irving Big Stop Gas Station & Family Restaurant)
For hours and address of all 3 locations, please click on "Pembroke" above.
9 International Drive
Toll Free: 1.800.757.6580
|Off Highway 17
Take Hwy 17 exit towards Pembroke (Paul Martin Drive).
Take the first left onto International Drive.
The VIC is the house-like structure, the first right.
(located across the road from the Pembroke Best Western Inn & Conference Centre and in front of the Holiday Inn Express)
Pembroke Welcome Centre
2 International Drive
Phone: 613.735.3951 ext. 225
|How to get there
From Highway 17: Exit at Doran Road and follow into the Town of Petawawa. At the stop sign at Doran and Murphy Roads, turn right onto Murphy Road towards the Civic Centre. Cross Petawawa Blvd and take the first left onto Civic Centre Road. Follow to the Petawawa Public Library.
From Petawawa Blvd: Turn onto Civic Centre Road and take the first left. Follow to the Petawawa Public Library.
The Petawawa Visitor Information Centre operates in the corridor between the Parks and Recreation offices and the Petawawa Public Library.
Hours of Operations
Daily, from June to September 1st, Wednesday to Sunday, 10am - 5pm
Petawawa Library Corridor
16 Civic Centre Road
Phone: 613.687.5536 x 2017
|Located at 161 Raglan Street South.
From Highway 17, take the O'Brien Road exit into Renfrew. Continue down O'Brien Road which will merge into Raglan Street. Follow Raglan Street South to the Chamber of Commerce Offices in the Information Centre on the right hand side of the street(beside the library).
161 Raglan Street
|Located at the corner of O'Brien and Mask Roads.
From Highway 17, take O'Brien exit into Renfrew.
The VIC is a caboose located to the left just past the Renfrew Industrial Park.
190 Mask Rd. at O'Brien Rd.