Rural Ramble in the Ottawa Valley
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Driving Tours

Updated: 4 months ago - Created: July 25th, 2012

As summer wanes and days shorten, the Ottawa Valley landscape changes from brilliant greens to glorious reds and golds creating spectacular scenery.


Up the Mighty Ottawa

Trace the shoreline of this prehistoric waterway up-river, as it skirts the edge of the picturesque Laurentian Mountains.

The Historic Opeongo

This route traces the historic Ottawa and Opeongo Road, which was established by the Canadian government in the 1850s to lure European settlers into the hinterland.

Friends & Neighbours

Travel up the north shore of the Ottawa River and down the south side for an interprovincial excursion.

A Trail of Two Rivers

Explore the watershed of the Bonnechere and Madawaska Rivers by travelling ‘round the Bonnechere Valley and up into the Madawaska Highlands.

Switchbacks & Shorelines

This tour meanders along the backroads of the Bonnechere and Madawaska River valleys, through the heart of the Ottawa Valley.