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Interesting to see just how many locks are needed and how far down boats had to move in order to reach the Ottawa River. There are some displays along the way regarding the history of the canal and the locks. Breathtaking views looking out to...More
I borrowed a bike from the hotel and really enjoyed riding along the canal and seeing the locks. People are walking, jogging and biking around this great venue. They told me it freezes in winter and they ice skate on it!
The locks connect the channel of the Rideau Canal in Ottawa to the Ottawa River, almost 80 feet (24.4 m) below. The Plaza Bridge does provide pedestrians with an excellent view of it. These locks represent an amazing engineering achievement in the middle of the...More
Alongside Parliament Hill this must be the most photogenic site in downtown Ottawa. Every time we visit the city we find our way here. Historic locks still operated by hand take boats from the Rideau Canal down to the Ottawa River. There is a museum...More
The Rideau River splits into two branches, the main branch resulting in a waterfall into the Ottawa River, the other branch resulting into a controlled fall into the Ottawa River by a series of locks. The latter branch is adjacent to the Chateau Laurier Hotel....More
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There are locks at various locations on the Rideau River between Kingston and Ottawa. Some Ottawa locks locations are just north of Manotick, and just south of Hunt Club Road, and at Hogs Back and along Rideau Street where... More
There are locks at various locations on the Rideau River between Kingston and Ottawa. Some Ottawa locks locations are just north of Manotick, and just south of Hunt Club Road, and at Hogs Back and along Rideau Street where the Rideau River flows nto the Ottawa River.