Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada (Parks Canada)
The Rideau Canal -- A UNESCO World Heritage Site For many, the Rideau Canal is a familiar part of the Ottawa landscape, but the scenic waterway in the heart of the city is only part of the picture. Ottawa is the northern gateway to a canal system stretching 202 km to Kingston, a route rich in heritage and recreational appeal. See more of the Rideau Canal -- by boat or by car, cycling or hiking -- and enjoy what unfolds. Call us at (613) 283-5170 or 1-800-230-0016 to learn more about touring the Rideau Canal, or visit our website at www.pc.gc.ca/rideaucanal Guided tours of lockstations are available for groups. The fee is $3.00 per adult or $2.00 for students. Reservations are required.