Discover Smiths Falls, Ontario

Nestled at the heart of the Rideau Canal, our idyllic piece of cottage country is the perfect summer destination, and offers up surprises year-round. Come see the best of the Ottawa Valley, less than an hour from the nation's Capital, and within easy driving distance of Toronto and Montreal.


man & woman lying down on a blanket in a field of green grass, eating fruit


Rideau Canal Museum

The Rideau Canal Museum offers up a look at the history of Canada's famous Rideau Canal. Interactive displays and historical artefacts guide visitors through the various aspects of the Canal, from its construction to the way it was operated and maintained in the years before electricity. Guided tours allow visitors to see the impressive modern hydraulic system at the Smiths Falls' Combined Locks.

Voyageur Canoe Tours

Discover what it would have been like to be part of the fur trade in Canada 250 years ago! The Rideau Roundtable society hosts interpretive tours along the Rideau Waterway in a 34-foot replica voyageur canoe. Tour guides in authentic voyageur costume will take up to 36 guests in two canoes along the Canal and point out both natural and historical features of the waterway. Tours also include a trip through the Smiths Falls Locks. Suitable for paddlers of all ages and abilities, these tours are an unforgettable way to pass a summer afternoon.

Smiths Falls Golf & Country Club

Any fan of the game of golf will appreciate this picturesque golf course in Smiths Falls, Ontario. The course's 18 holes provide a nice mix that will please and challenge all levels of golfers, while the surrounding wetlands make encounters with deer or migrating birds a common occurrence. Our Pro Shop and restaurant will keep visitors well supplied, whatever your needs.


More Things to Do in Smiths Falls

  • Trans Canada Trail
  • Fishing
  • Dock Swimming
  • Public Beach
  • Railway Museum
  • Heritage House Museum
  • Smiths Falls Golf Course
  • Lombardy Golf Course
  • 48 Kilometres from Brockville
  • 72 Kilometres from Kingston
  • 80 Kilometres from Ottawa

Smiths Falls Points of Interest