Experiences ~ Interesting Places in our Own Back Yard

Attractions  

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Algonquin Pow Wow
Sat Aug 19 to Sun Aug 20 2023
Pikwakanagan Cultural Grounds
Grand Entry
Sat & Sun 12 noon
$6; 12 yrs & under Free

34th Annual Traditional Pow Wow
Enjoy Aboriginal Culture
Drumming, Dancing, Crafts, and Traditional Foods

Saturday
Grand Entry ~ 12 noon
Supper Break ~ 5 to 7 pm
Social Evening Dancing and Drumming ~ 7 pm
Sunday
Grand Entry ~ 12 noon
Give away and closing ~ 5 pm

No pets, drugs, or alcohol

Held on the 3rd weekend in August
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

Closed for the Season -
re-opening for 2023 on Friday of the May Long Week-end

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 Shops
Thu Jun 1 to Mon Oct 9 2023
2887 Dafoe Rd, Combermere
1 to 4 pm

Gift Shop, Gallery and Bookshop Open for Summer
Thur, Fri and Sat ~ 1 to 4 pm
until Thanksgiving

Main Gift Shop
Collectibles, curios and antiques
Handcrafted pottery, candles and wool products from our own sheep

Book Shop
A wide variety of used books; rare and antique; special collections

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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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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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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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Killaloe Craft & Community Fair

A live outdoor craft, arts, and music festival, taking place near Killaloe. First occurring in 1976, this year it

Mountainview Cottage Resort

613-625-2971
Family resort on 1,100 foot sand beach on Golden Lake. Housekeeping cottages, trailer camp ground. Great for

Algonquin Bound

637-5508
Canoe and fishing outfitter. Two great locations: Madawaska and Barron Canyon Rd.

Opeongo Seniors' Centre

613-756-0554
A drop-in centre and meeting place for seniors in Barry's Bay and surrounding area. Exercise and activity programs,

Stuart Log Cottage

613-628-3311
An Authentic Log Cabin Experience. On the shore of Mink Lake, in a private wooded setting, this authentic log cabin is

Barry's Bay & Area Public Library

613-756-2000
Summer activities program for children, Internet access, word processing, books for all ages, memberships

Barry's Bay Senior Home Support

756-2772
Subsidized transportation for seniors, information & referral services, co-ordinate

Madawaska Kanu Centre

613-756-3620
Learn from the river, with the river. Come paddle with us at our wilderness resort on the Madawaska River! MKC provides