Rapids of the Upper Ottawa, The - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Rapids of the Upper Ottawa, The

For over two centuries, the canoe was the only means of transportation between the St. Lawrence settlements and the vast hinterland to the west and north. Four sets of dangerous rapids on the Ottawa River were the first of many obstacles faced by the intrepid explorers and adventurers in Canada's early years.

Location

At the lookout point on Highway 17, about 3 km west of Deux Rivières

Region: Eastern Ontario

County/District: County of Renfrew

Municipality: Township of Head, Clara and Maria

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