Romantic Getaway Ottawa
A Travel Photo by Mitchel Pennell showing a white swan swimming on the
Rideau River in Canada's Capital city Ottawa
The Rideau Canal in Ottawa
The Rideau Canal is an excellent picnic site as there are nice grassy lawns
complete with picnic tables. Moreover, lock watching can be quite interesting
especially in the afternoon as there are different kinds of boats going up and
down. Other locks have hiking trails that is also ideal for those that love outdoor
Lovers of wildlife are not left out as they too get to see different species of wildlife.
Some of the common wildlife species that you will see here include loons,
blue heron, osprey, turtles and frogs. Bird lovers will also spot various species like the
hummingbirds,beaver and occasionally the muskrats. Visitors can also go
on a fishing expedition on the rivers and lakes that make up the Rideau waterway.
Among the common fish species that you can catch here include lake trout,
northern pike, black crappie, small mouth bass, walleye and large mouth bass among others.
The National Gallery
Rideau Canal Skateway