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Manotick Parks & Trails

Manotick - West of Rideau River

A.Y. Jackson Park, Manotick
Millview St., Manotick (Arthur Cres.) on the Rideau River. [map]
Gazebo overlooking Watson's Mill.
Barney McCarney Landing / Orchard Hollow Park
Orchard Hollow Dr. on the Rideau River [map]
Baxter Conservation Area
7498 Carter Rd. at Donnelly Rd. south of Kars. [map]
Interpretive Centre, beach, trail, boardwalk, canoe launch, shelter, tables, toilets. Parking fee.
Beryl Gaffney Park / Jock River Landing
3901 Rideau Valley Dr. N. [map]
Walking trail along Rideau & Jock Rivers.
Trail access: Maple Hill Way, Capital Memorial Gardens, Stonebridge
Bracken's Field, Manotick
1075 Bridge St. across from Manotick Public School   [map]
Centennial Park, Manotick
5572 Doctor Leach Dr. by Manotick Arena [map] 613-692-4772
Chapman Mills Conservation Area
Winding Way to Lodge Rd.
Board walk by Rideau River, canoe launch, shelter, washrooms
No dogs allowed
Chris' Field, Manotick
Between Van Vliet Rd & South River Dr [map]
Claudette Cain Park
4300 River Rd (Riverside South) [map]
David Bartlett Park, Manotick
5201 Mclean Crescent & Bravar Dr. [map]
35 acres, barbeques, washrooms
Dogs allowed off-leash if under control
On Rideau Canal east and west channels
River path to Long Island Rd Park, bridge to Long Island Locks
Dickinson Square
Mill St. between Clapp Ln. and Dickinson St.
Watson's Mill. [map]
Working heritage grist mill by Rideau River, store, museum.
Walk across Rideau River dam to AY Jackson Park.
Dog Parks
Park Finder - enter "Manotick" for nearest dog parks
David Bartlett Pk, 5201 Mclean Cr. - dogs allowed off-leash if under control
Stonecrest Pk, 220 Stoneway Dr. [map] - dogs allowed off-leash 8pm-8am
Echo Park, Carleton Golf & Yacht Club
Marina Drive at Timagami Court [map]
ball diamond, soccer field
George McLean Park
Between McLean Cres. and the Rideau River (west channel) [map]
Goddard Street Park
Between Potter Dr. and Goddard St. [map]
Hilltop Park, Manotick
Between Hilltop Dr. and Long Islands Rd. [map]
Jeffrey Armstrong Memorial Park
Nicolls Island Rd (Long Island Locks) [map]
Island In Rideau River, Riverside South
730 River Rd (S. of Earl Armstrong Rd)
Long Island Lock Station (Rideau Canal)
Nicolls Island Rd. off River Rd. [map] 613-692-3030
on the Rideau Canal
Tables, toilets. Parking fee $1/hour $4/day
Long Island Road Park
5344 Long Island Drive, west bank of Rideau River [map]
River path leads to David Bartlett Park
Mahogany Harbour Pathway Link
Planned: Walking path, dock on Manotick Main St. [map]
Major W. Ross Chamberlain Park
Bridgeport Ave. (5676 Manotick Main St.) [map]
In World War II, Ross Chamberlain served in Canada's Fourth Princess Louise Dragoon Guards' Reconnaissance Division. He formed part of the first Canadian Infantry Division in the Italian campaign and was also part of the 5th Canadian Armoured Division in northwest Europe. Mr. Chamberlain was awarded the Military Cross in recognition of his “exemplary gallantry during active operations against the enemy on land.” In 1962, Mr. Chamberlain became a devoted member of the Manotick Legion, founding the Youth Education Committee and student bursary program, and received the Legion's 75th Anniversary Medal in 2001. He started the Rideau Seniors Association and helped found the Manotick Seniors Citizens’ Service Centre, helped create Hyfield Place and the Miller's Oven, and campaigned for accessibility rights for seniors and people with disabilities.
Marlborough Forest
3049 Pierce Rd, trails, 12 km west of Kars [map]
North Gower Recreation Centre
2300 Community Way, North Gower [map]
South River Drive Park
South River Dr. on Rideau River [map]
Long Island Aquatic Club, Manotick, ON K4M 1J3
{Ivy & Gordon} Scharf Park
Potter Dr, Wadell Ct. and Pettapiece Cr. [map]
(also called West Meadow Potter Drive Park)
Van Vliet Park, Manotick
Van Vliet Rd. and Hill St. [map]
Walter Upton Collins Park
894 River Rd., On the Rideau River north of Manotick, children's playground. [map]
West River Drive Park
Bridge St. and West River Drive [map]
White Horse Park
Between Old Mill Way and east bank of Rideau River
Whitewood Avenue Park
Whitewood Ave. north end [map]

Osgoode - East of Rideau River

Andy Shields Park
1455 Old Prescott Rd [map]
Blanchfield School Park
3193 Blanchfield Rd [map]
Joella Park, Osgoode
5565 Joella Cres. [map]
Gideon Adams Park
.34 acre park on (3500) River Road [map]
Just north of Rideau Hill Camp (3560 River Rd)
Osprey platform north of the parking area
Herb Johnson Park
7035 Cosgrove Ave [map]
McKendry Park
2667 Dow St. (near Victoria St.)
Ridgewood Tot Lot
3366 Bramble Lane [map]
Seniors Peace Park
Osgoode Main St. (beside Post Office)
Vernon Park
7818 Rideau Rd, Vernon [map]
Victoria Park
8215 Victoria St, Metcalfe [map]
W.A. Taylor Conservation Area (Taylor Park)
Osgoode Main St. and River Road (RR 19) on Rideau River [map]
Concrete boat launch, 24' public dock, picnic area (launch fee)

Trails

Osgoode Multi-Use Pathway
Recreational trail from Osgoode to Leitrim Rd. (22 km)
5479 Osgoode Main St [map], crosses Mitch Owens Rd. east of Manotick Station, crosses Rideau Rd. east of Bowesville [map], passing through Falcon Ridge Golf Club, to Leitrim Rd. west of Albion [map].
Rideau Canal Skateway (winter)
Ice conditions, skate-cam 613-239-5234
Rideau River Provincial Park
Donnelly Dr. (McCordick Rd) Day park, campsites, beach, playgrounds, washrooms, showers, picnic tables. [map]
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority - 3889 Rideau Valley Dr. N.
3889 Rideau Valley Dr (at Prince of Wales) [map]
1. W. A. Taylor Conservation Area
2. Baxter Conservation Area
3. Chapman Mills Conservation area
Rideau Trail
K. Buckingham 613-860-2225
Passes through Marlborough Forest, Richmond village, Stoney Swamp, downtown Ottawa.
Trans Canada Trail
Hiking Trail across Canada
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