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Ottawa River, Ontario

 
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zangazanga's pictureby zangazanga Outdoors Activities travel tip
added on the 22nd of September, 2010
Ottawa River is amazing. It is beautiful, clean and very well taken care of. The River is the natural border between two provinces: Quebec and Ontario.

Besides the fact that is offers a beautiful view, you can also do a lot of things by the river. It's a perfect walking and biking place and a great spot for water-sport lovers as well. You can always see people canoeing or kayaking.

Although it is a large river, the cold Ottawa winters don't have mercy on it. It freezes during the colder months. You cannot skate on the ice, but it's a beautiful thing to see. I've had some of the most pleasant days spent on the bank of Ottawa River.

Address:
Along the northern part of the city.

Price:
Free.

Opening Hours:
24/7

 
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