Algonquin Provincial Park is in southeastern Ontario, Canada. Its forests, rivers and numerous lakes, including the large Lake of Two Rivers, are home to moose, bears and common loons. The park’s many trails include the Whiskey Rapids Trail, along the Oxtongue River, and the Barron Canyon Trail, with views from the north rim. The Algonquin Logging Museum features a re-created camp and a steam-powered amphibious tug.
For more information go to www.algonquinpark.on.ca/index.php
The Bonnechere Caves in Eganville ON. have been welcoming people from all over the world for over 55 years. We provide a safe, educational, informative and fun tour for people of all ages. Everyone from babies in backpacks to senior citizens have enjoyed the handiwork of Mother Nature here along the beautiful Bonnechere River. Reservations are not necessary as we have staff on hand to take you on tour when you arrive.
For more information go to www.bonnecherecaves.com
LOCAL GOLF COURSE
The Homestead at Wolf Ridge is the newest 18-hole golf course in the Upper Ottawa Valley. Located on highway 60, just West of Killaloe, the course is designed to make the most out of 220 acres of rolling farmland.
The architect firm of RF Moote and Associates has designed 18 superb holes and a driving range that is unrivaled by any other in the area. The course stretching from 5050 to 6700 yards has been designed to be fair but challenging with all levels of golfer in mind.
We have a licensed club house and patio where you can enjoy a light meal and some social time before and after your game. Our club house staff will be pleased to help you book tee times, lessons, clinics and assist you with membership and tournament information.
For more information go to www.homesteadgc.com
The village of Wilno is better known as Canada’s oldest Polish Settlement. Initially settled in 1859, Wilno’s rich Polish history is kept alive at the Polish Kashub Heritage Museum, complete with resource library and heritage store. The site offers six different buildings to tour with displays illustrating life at home, at the farm, in town, at church, and in the community.
In town, stop by the Church of St. Mary to view its magnificent twin-spires and the ornate stone grotto built into the church’s side. You can enjoy authentic Polish cuisine at one of the local restaurants, including the Wilno Tavern with their famous Tuesday Night Blues Jam. Then embark on some of the other attractions near town, like Ordovician fossil hunting and whitewater rafting along the Ottawa River. For more information go to www.wilno.com