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Experiences ~ Interesting Places in our Own Back Yard

Attractions  

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Algonquin Pow Wow
Sat Aug 17 to Sun Aug 18
Pikwakanagan Cultural Grounds near Golden lake
Grand Entry ~ 12 noon
$6 Children under 12 free

Annual Traditional Pow Wow

Theme: Caring and Sharing!

Enjoy Aboriginal Culture - Drumming, Dancing, Crafts, and Traditional Foods
No pets, drugs, or alcohol

Gates open to the public at 9 a.m.

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Rockingham Church
Rockingham

Formerly known as St. Leonard’s Anglican Church, this weathered wooden church is featured in works by many local artists.

Architectural details include the round-headed windows and graceful steeple, warm interior paneling and the original pump organ and curved pews.

Surrounding gravestones mark the lives of early settlers, including John S.J. Watson, Rockingham’s founder and an early Warden of Renfrew County.

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The Algonquin Way Cultural Centre
1674 Mishomis Inamo, Golden Lake
$4; under 12 Free
Omàmiwinini Pimàdjwowin

Large display of

traditional native regalia
Gift Shop & Local Artists Gallery

Mon - Fri ~ 10 am - 4 pm

July - Aug ~ Sat & Sun 11am - 2 pm

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Bonnechere Caves
Ontario's Natural Underground Wonder
Geologists say the caves were the bottom of a tropical sea 500 million years ago
Stalactites(rock icicles) hang from the ceiling. Fossils of coral and sea creatures entombed in the rock
Guided Tours at frequent intervals daily
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Zurakowski Park

A Historical Park in Honour of
Janusz Zurakowski
Test Pilot of the
CF-105 Avro Arrow
Zurakowski Park

A Tourist Pavillion with Interactive Displays will be Built in the Near Future

www.zurakowskipark.ca
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Madonna House Pioneer Museum and Shops
2887 Dafoe Rd, Combermere

Fall Hours (until Christmas): Thu, Fri, Sat ~ 1 - 4 pm

Pioneer Museum
An extensive Canadian Collection not to be missed.

Main Gift Shop
Collectibles, curios and antiques
Handcrafted pottery, candles and wool products from our own sheep
Fall Hours
Art Gallery
Paintings, Prints, Other works of art
The Small Shop
The thrifty shopper’s favorite
Vintage items
Costume jewelry
Countless pieces of interest

Book Shop
A wide variety of used books; rare and antique; special collections
Fall Hours (until Thanksgiving): Thu, Fri, Sat ~ 2 - 5 pm

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Kamaniskeg Lookout
A Spectacular View Of Kamaniskeg Lake And Area

Located On The South Side Of Highway 62, Between Maynooth And Combermere
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Ottawa Valley
The Ottawa Valley
Ontario’s Adventure Playground and Whitewater Capital of Canada

Located only 3 hours northeast of Toronto and 45 minutes west of the Nation’s Capital, the Ottawa Valley consists of a unique blend of towns, villages and municipalities. There is plenty of variety, from the urban centres to the rural areas, where beautiful artistry, seasonal agriculture and lush wilderness abound.
Ottawa Valley Tourist Association
A non-profit organization designed to stimulate and promote tourism in Renfrew County.

ottawavalley.travel

 
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Maggie 2 Cruises
Bent Anchor Bar & Restaurant; at the bridge in Combermere

We'll be back next summer

Walk-in & Charter Tours Available
Tours of the Madawaska River
Converted timber tugboat with room for 20. Bring a picnic, or have a meal at the Bent Anchor
Regular One-hour Tours: Wed at 3 & 6 pm; Sat at 3 pm.

Charter Tours available.

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Golf in the Valley
Barry's Bay Golf Club
A scenic & challenging 9 hole golf course. Rental clubs, pull carts, & power carts available
4 Km South On Old Barry's Bay Rd, Barry's Bay
1-866-505-0257 or 613-756-2484
www.barrysbaygolf.ca

The Homestead at Wolf Ridge
A spectacular 18 hole golf layout. Driving range, rentals, lessons available
3 km west of Killaloe, 10 min from Barry’s Bay
613-757-1818
www.homesteadgc.com
Whitetail Golf Club
18 hole course and driving range Rental clubs, pull carts, & power carts available
7113 Hwy 60, Eganville
613-628-3774
www.whitetailgolfclub.ca

Sands On Golden Lake
Hwy 60, Deacon
613-625-2525
Driving Range & Mini Putt Open Weekends 9:00 am - Dusk
 
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Wolf Howls at Algonquin Park
Every Thu, Aug 6 to Sep 3
Outdoor Theatre, Algonquin Provincial Park
8 pm

Something you don't hear every day!

Wolf Howls will resume in August of 2020

Wolf howling expeditions take place only on Thursdays in August, or in September before Labour Day, when weather and accessible wolves permit.

Meet at the Outdoor Theatre for a presentation, then travel by car (or sometimes on foot) to a place along Highway 60 where wild wolves may answer the imitations given by the Naturalist staff.

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Polish Monument
This monument was erected to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the 1944 Warsaw uprising and to the memory of the young scouts and guides, known as the GRAY RANKS who lost their lives in the Nazi concentration camps
Along the Old Barry's Bay Rd
between Combermere and Barry's Bay

madawaska valley points of interest map
 

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Aqua Rose Gems & Minerals
Visited By Mineral Collectors
From Around The World

Discovered in 1898, the "Beryl Pit" provides a good example of the rich mining history of the area
You can observe and collect
many minerals from the
quarry and its dumps
Aqua Rose Gems & Minerals
RR1, Quadeville

www.rootsandrivers.ca
 

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Ottawa Valley Tourist Association

613-732-4364
The Ottawa Valley - Ontario's Adventure Playground
Cradled between the Ottawa River and Algonquin Park,

Kodiak Construction & Consulting Inc.

613-633-7630
Custom Designed Homes and Cottages, Additions & Renovations. Designed and engineered to be comfortable and cozy. Built

Algonquin Dream Catcher Motel

613-637-1220
The newest accommodation to the Whitney area and the closest to Ontario's most famous provincial park. Just minutes

BayRoc Drywall

613-633-2818
BayRoc Drywall has what it takes to fulfill your drywall requirements professionally and on time. A skilled team,

Circles of Balance

613-756-5352
Education and Circle facilitation based in First Nations Indigenous understanding of equality, non-interference,

Access Work Service

613-756-0723
Ready ˙ Willing ˙ Able
Temporary Work Service
Provides short-term help to businesses and homeowners, and

Griffith Farm & Market

613-757-3659
Food from our farm to your fork. Grass-fed beef available as sides, freezer boxes, or as individual cuts. Frozen Meals

Eganville Farmers' Market

613-754-5381
Fresh food and a good time. 25 vendors
Every Friday - 2 to 6 pm At Grace Lutheran Church
Canada Day to