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.
The Ottawa Valley is also a flat water paddlers paradise with hundreds of lakes and rivers to explore. Pembroke is the eastern gateway to Algonquin Park, and the Barron River Canyon which is a paddler's MUST DO if you’re in the area!
River Run Whitewater Rafting Inc.
PO Box 179
Beachburg, ON K0J 1C0
(613) 646-2501 or 1-800-267-8505
Esprit Rafting Adventures
3 Chemin Esprit
Davidson (Mansfield--et-Pontefract), QC J0X 1RO
(819) 683-3241 or 1-800-596-7238
Owl Rafting Inc.
PO Box 29
Forresters Falls, ON K0J 1V0
(613) 646-2263 or 1-800-267-8506
Bonnechere Provincial Park
Hwy 62 at Bonnechere, ON