Ottawa Tourism

Update for Ottawa Area Flood – May 21, 2019

For the information of in-coming travellers to Ottawa, currently Ottawa hotels and most attractions, restaurants, and other services are still operating normally. Many of the Ottawa area biking and walking paths are open for biking/walking, except for those mentioned below.

Most activities in the Ottawa area are not experiencing interruptions due to the floods. Exceptions include:

Certain areas in and around Ottawa and Gatineau, especially along the Ottawa River to the west and east of downtown Ottawa, are currently experiencing flooding conditions. Relief efforts are continuing. More details on the affected areas can be found here: