The City of Pembroke - The Heart of the Ottawa Valley
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Outdoor Activities in Pembroke

Pembroke and the surrounding region offer a host of outdoor activities in all seasons.

Algonquin Park
Barron Canyon
People travel the world to come to Algonquin Park and for good reason! Unspoiled nature, wildlife, camping, and canoeing soothe the soul and calm the spirit of anyone who visits. In Algonquin Park you will find three world class...
Canoeing & Kayaking & Whitewater Rafting
White Water Rafting at Esprit

The Ottawa River around Pembroke is home to the best whitewater rafting in Northeastern North America and tens of thousands of enthusiasts visit annually from all over the world! Several companies offer both high and soft adventure rafting and kayaking trips, as well as kayaking classes for paddlers of all levels.


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Pembroke Shores Golf Course

Golfers of all skill levels can tee off from some of the most picturesque and challenging courses in Ontario.

Hiking Trails

A comprehensive online guide to hiking, biking, skiing, paddling and driving tours in the Ottawa Valley. Know before you go! Printer-friendly maps and descriptions of all there is to see and do along the route you choose are available.


The City of Pembroke is pleased to welcome snowmobilers to our area, and wish you a safe, fun filled time while exploring the trails of the upper Ottawa Valley.

Explore the city on snowshoes. There are many great places to visit such as the Kiwanis Walkway, Pansy Patch Park or Riverside Park.