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This is a place that runs parallel with the river and although non visible, most surely is an oasis for the little animals and rodents one finds in the inner city - after all I 'saved' a little rodents not far from this area.
As part of the parkway follows the river, the changes of scenery are that much more remarkable. Today, the leaves are starting to change. Later on, it will be a kaleidoscope of amazing colors. In the winter, it can turn into a magical wonderland. In...More
With plenty of places to stop and experience the Ottawa river, you can spend a few hours or all day along this stretch of road way. Bike paths run over 10KM and a few beaches and parks to experience the great summer weather!
This is an alternate route to downtown Ottawa from the west (instead of the 417). It is a scenic route that runs along the Ottawa river, and is a relatively relaxing drive compared to the 417. There are multiple spots along the way to stop...More
I have always known this road as the Western Parkway but some politicians got together and decided to change the name. That did not change the view... There is so much history along this old railway right of way that is hidden from the daily...More
I'm lucky enough to live just south of the Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway. Named after Canada's first prime minister, the parkway is open to non-commercial traffic only. Sunday mornings from Spring until Fall, the parkway is closed to all except cyclists. The "western parkway,"...More
It is a nice place to walk in winter yes. But you will not see as much life as you will in the warmer months. Be extra careful not to go on the water in winter though. It is a river with moving water and at least a few... More
It is a nice place to walk in winter yes. But you will not see as much life as you will in the warmer months. Be extra careful not to go on the water in winter though. It is a river with moving water and at least a few people die each year thinking its safe to go on.