NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE OF CANADA
KINGSTON TO OTTAWA
The Rideau Canal is a chain of beautiful lakes, rivers and canal cuts winding 202 km from Kingston, at the head of Lake Ontario, to Ottawa, Canada’s capital city.
One of Canada’s historic canals and a Canadian Heritage River, the Rideau is maintained and operated by Parks Canada to preserve and present the canal’s natural and historic features, as well as to provide a navigable channel.
Whether you explore by land or by water, you can enjoy a variety of recreational facilities and opportunities. Staff are ready to offer you assistance or to interpret the features of the waterway during your visit.
For information contact Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada in Smiths Falls (613) 283-5170, 1-800-230-0016,
Email RideauCanal_Info@pch,gc.ca or visit their website at www.ParksCanada.gc.ca