Attractions in Eganville:
Under a hill of limestone, it has been the bottom of a tropical sea 500 million years ago, the Caves present a weird and wonderful sight. Stalactites, or rock icicles formed at the rate of one cubic inch in 150 years, hang from the ceiling and the handiwork of nature is enhanced by electric lights.
Bonnechere Museum, also known as the Ordovician Fossil Capital of Canada, presents both the natural and cultural history of life as it developed along the Bonnechere River.www.bonnecherecaves.com
Lakes, Rivers, and Beaches
Golden Lake, Lake Clear, Lake Dorie Constant Lake and Silver Lake are favorite spots for tourists.The Village of Eganville has a well-maintained beach and runs a full swimming program each summer.
Snowmobiling, Cross-country skiing, and Skating
Winter brings the joys of snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and skating.It also brings the Toromont Cat Bonnechere Cup. This is the only professionally sanctioned oval-track snowmobile race in Ontario.we also have The Eganville Old Snowmobile Show and that is the largest vintage snowmobile show in Canada.
Come for a Tour
The area is full of history. The Historic Stone Fence off the Opeongo Line makes for an interesting family trip, and the Annual Rural Ramble focuses on many interesting facets of the Township of Bonnechere Valley.
Algonquin Park & Barron Canyon
Only forty minutes from Eganville is one of Canada’s most famous natural assets. This northeast entry leads to the Achray Campground on the shores of Grand Lake which features Algonquin’s newest backpacking trails (6km and 15km loops) and to the spectacular 100m deep Barron Canyon. A 1.4km day trail leads along the rim of the Park’s most breathtaking river gorge. This east side of the features spectacular landscapes and is more rustic and free of crowds compared to the access points along Highway 60.
White Water Rafting
The Ottawa Valley is considered a world-class white water paddling destination that attracts thousands of rafters, kayakers and canoe trippers each year.
Winter in the Ottawa Valley means lots of snow and crisp temperatures – perfect snowmobiling weather for sledding enthusiasts. There are over 2,400km of groomed local and Trans Ontario Provincial (TOP) trails winding through picturesque villages, along abandoned rail beds, past old mine sites and through ghost towns.
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PICNIC AREA WITH PICNIC TABLES