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Rideau Canal

The Rideau Canal is a visitor's paradise with its many historic lockstations and 202 kilometres (125 mile) of scenic waterway. The Rideau Canal, a National Historic Site of Canada, a Canadian Heritage River and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, consists of a series of beautiful lakes and rivers connected by canals. It stretches from Kingston, at the foot of Lake Ontario, to Ottawa, Canada's capital. The Rideau Canal can be accessed from the Township of Montague, at Andrewsville (Upper Nicholsons), Clowes and Kilmarnock Lockstations.

Boat Launch

The Montague Township Boat Launch can be found off of Boat Launch Road on the Rideau River. The launch is approximately 15km east of Smiths Falls on Highway 43. It has a gravel ramp with a narrow dock and can accommodate boats up to 16ft. There is no launch fee, however parking is limited.

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Township of Montague

6547 Roger Stevens Drive
P.O. Box 755
Smiths Falls, ON K7A 4W6

Phone: 613‑283‑7478

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.