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Ottawa River Parkway

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #7 of 147 Attractions in Ottawa
Type: Biking Trails
Activities: Biking, Inline skating
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Ottawa, Canada
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138 reviews 138 reviews
59 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Nice Ottawa west drive but I don't give it 5 stars as for a secion of it, transit way buses uses this parkway and an get heavy in traffic at times in the week.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

There are many outlooks along the Parkway, Ducks, geese and Oh Yes those dirty pigeons too. You can park in several spots for free and walk forever or drive your bike.

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moncton nb, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It was a beautiful day to be on the river. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly as well as the Captain. A wonderful, relaxing way to see things from another angle. Price was right and they even welcomed our dog aboard. Thanks or such wonderful excursion of Ottawa's history. Shirley R

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Ottawa, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The number of users (pedestrian, bicycle, wheel chairs, moped, rollerblades etc.) is increasing and the path remains the same size. It is to a point where it is getting dangerous. I avoid it during the weekend. The pavement needs to be redone. What was the idea of putting bumps on the path beside the locks and asking cyclist to walk.... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Excellent food, service and very reasonable. Comfortable seating by the water. Unlike Flap Jack's on Somerset Street we asked to more sauce and the restaurant did not charge us extra.

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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It is such an easy and beautiful drive from downtown Ottawa toward the west and time of the year You can access it directly from Parliament Hill or it is not far from the Queensway.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Wonderful biking trails along all of Ottawa's river banks. One can go all the way from Orleans in the East to far in the west of the city, and also bike out to Aylmer from downtown Gatineau on the Quebec side.

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Fort frances
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Ottawa offers much in the way of green space and the Parkway is no exception. Cyclists can enjoy the beautiful views while getting some exercise along this breathtaking route.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

what a beautiful way to spend a morning. riding in the Ottawa river and seeing everything from the waters. just so pretty

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Ontario, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

A very nice drive or ride along the parkway, very scenic especially at dusk, for those photography nuts :)

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