The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association

Cradled between the Ottawa River and Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario's Highlands, the Ottawa Valley is a place exuberant in culture where you will savour our unique blend of heritage and outdoor fun. Ontario's Adventure Playground is your place to play with more than 2.4 million hectares (6 million acres) of pristine waterways, rolling woodlands and dramatic landforms. Our rivers and trails will lead you to breathtaking canyons, endless fishing opportunities and views that inspire greatness.

Renowned as the Whitewater Capital of Canada, the Ottawa Valley is home to more than 900 lakes and four major river systems, including the mighty Ottawa and Madawaska rivers.

For family holidays, adventure tours and romantic getaways, the Ottawa Valley is your place to play.