"Visit the Rideau Canal in Ottawa" Rideau Canal Tip by GrumpyDiver

Rideau Canal, Ottawa: 29 reviews and 64 photos

  Ottawa Locks looking north towards the Ottawa Rvr
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  • Ottawa Locks looking north towards the Ottawa Rvr - Ottawa
      Ottawa Locks looking north towards the Ottawa Rvr
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  • Looking south from the Rideau St Bridge - Ottawa
      Looking south from the Rideau St Bridge
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  • Inlet on Dow - Ottawa
      Inlet on Dow
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  • Hartwell Locks - Ottawa
      Hartwell Locks
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  • Fisheye view of one of the Hog - Ottawa
      Fisheye view of one of the Hog
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A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Rideau Canal starts (or ends) at the Ottawa River, between the East Block of the Parliament Buildings and the Chateau Laurier Hotel. It's a pleasant stroll in the summer or an envigorating skate in the winter, or just another place to enjoy the fall folliage.

The first set of locks are the Ottawa Locks, then Hartwell's Locks and Hog's Back Locks, which are the last set of locks in the City of Ottawa proper.

Directions: The canal runs through a number of different areas of Ottawa. It starts on the Ottawa River, right between the Parliament Buildings and the Chateau Larier and heads south to Mooney's Bay where it meets up with the Rideau River.
Phone: +1 613-239-5234
Website: http://www.rideau-info.com/canal/attraction.html

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  • Written Oct 17, 2011
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