Golfing

Exciting courses, impeccable greens and beautiful landscapes, this is what the three local golf courses

have to offer and they are just a few minutes away from Alfred.

- Nation Golf Course www.nationgolf.ca

- Hawkesbury Golf and Curling Club www.hawkesburygolfandcurling.com

- Club de golf La Cite www.ottawagolf.com/lacite

 

Fishing

Fishing opportunities are plentiful on both the Ottawa River and the South Nation River .Our Motel is situated

close to three municipal boat launch (Lefaivre, Treadwell, Wendover )making it a great choice for the fishing

trip of a lifetime. The healthy fishery offers over 90 species to choose from. The Ottawa River has been

designated as one of only 5 world class musky fisheries in Canada try you luck on the illusive Muskellunge

also known as the fish of the ten thousand casts. Fish with one of Canada’s best known Musky guides and

be the next world record holder.

- Ottawa River Musky Factory (guide John M. Anderson) www.ottawarivermuskyfactory.com


Photo: John Anderson

Ottawa River Trophy Muskie Charters (guide Richard Collins) - www.trophymuskiecharters.com

The Region offers great Bass fishing and is host to multiple tournaments each year. When it comes to eating

fish it doesn’t get better than the Walleye and the Crappie and the river has a strong population available

both in summer and winter

- Bass renegade tour www.renegadebass.com

- Pro Bass Canada www.probasscanada.com

- Econ-o-Bass www.econobass.com

- Lefaivre bass open www.lefaivrelions.com

 

 

Hunting

Being mostly private land Eastern Ontario offers great hunting opportunities for Deer, Moose, Wild Turkey,

Canada Geese and ducks to hunters with written consent from landowners. Situated in Wildlife Management

Unit 65 all hunters wanting to hunt big game must apply for tags.

- For more info please visit www.mnr.gov.on.ca

 

Cycling, walking and bird watching

Eastern Ontario offers great cycling possibilities starting with the Prescott and Russell Recreational Trail

with 72 km of peaceful environment built on a converted railway the stone dust trail is accessible to every

cyclist. Enjoy a stroll on the Alfred Bog Walk through some of the South Nation’s most sensitive habitat.

Larose Forest also offers great trails reserved for hiking, horseback riding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing,

dog sledding or just walking. Alfred Bird Watch Tower on the Alfred Lagoon is another great attraction for

bird lovers.

- For more info visit www.tourismprescott-russell.ca or www.nation.on.ca

 

Festivals and Events

Performances by over 65 renowned artists on back to back weekends in July at the

- Festival Western d’ Alfred www.festivalcountry.com/alfred and

- the Wendover’s Optimist Western Festival www.festivalwesternwendover.ca

Canada Day Celebration July 1st at Larocque Park in Alfred

Glengarry Highland Games on of the largest Scottish festivals in North America offers great dancing,

heavyweight competitions and over 60 pipe bands.

- For more info visit www.glengarryhighlandgames.com

- For a complete list and dates of all the other local festivals and events visit www.tourismprescott-russell.ca

 

Water parks and White Water Rafting

Calypso Canada’s biggest theme water park and largest wave pool over 35 water slides and100 games

- For more info visit www.calypsoparc.com

New World Rafting dare to ride the La Rouge River with some of the best guides in the business only a short

drive away over the Quebec border

- For more info visit www.newworld.ca

 

Arts and Culture

Artour Prescott and Russell is multiple local visual arts artists opening their studio doors to showcase

their work.

- See painters, sculptors, potters and many more. www.artour.ca

- For a complete list of o local artists and museum visit www.tourismprescott-russell.ca

 

ATV and Snowmobiling

Eastern Ontario offers great ATV and Snowmobiling trail network for more

- info visit www.clubdemotoneigesestontario.com and www.atv-vtteo.org

 

Visit Ottawa Canada’s National Capital

Located only 45 minutes drive from Ottawa our National Capital visit parliament hill, the Rideau Canal,

museums, ByWard market and much more

- for more info visit www.ottawatourism.ca

 

Agro-Tourism and Regional Food Products

Foire Gourmande outaouais-Est Ontarien a taste of the Ottawa River Shores! Local food products tastings

and sales. Meet local producers and chefs. Free pedestrian ferry

- Visit www.foiregourmande.com

- For a complete list of local producers visit www.easternontariolocalfood.org