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The Rideau Canal, also known as the Rideau Waterway, connects the city of Ottawa on the Ottawa River to the city of Kingston, on Lake Ontario. The name Rideau, French for "curtain," is derived from the curtain-like appearance of the Rideau River's twin waterfalls where they join the Ottawa River. The canal was opened in 1832 as a precaution in case of war with the United States and is still in use today, with most of its original structures intact. The canal system uses sections of major…
Rideau Canal. Spent a few weeks travelling from Ottawa to Kingston and back by boat. There are a lot of locks... but they are all unique and very pretty. A must see!
Rideau Canal - Canal Rideau
For more great ideas about things to see and do when you visit Ottawa and Gatineau, check out www.ncc-ccn.gc.ca. Pour d’autres belles idées d’activités à voir et à faire lors de votre visite dans la région d’Ottawa et Gatineau, visitez notre site web www.ccn-ncc.gc.ca