Snapshot of the Rideau Heritage Route

Pedal, paddle, cruise or drive through 200KM of Ontario’s history along the Rideau Canal – it’s a feast for history buffs and a paradise for cyclists and kayakers. Anchored by Ottawa’s Rideau Canal – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – travel back in time through the heritage villages, historic locks and thriving shops along the Rideau Canal and Big Rideau Lakes. See the Parks Canada locks in operation at 27 lock stations in the heart of Leeds and Grenville County. Stroll by Merrickville’s heritage buildings and hit the thriving shops in Westport and Newboro. A "must do" is a cruise on the historic canal.

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