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North Grenville

Gone Fishin’

Home to the mighty musky

North Grenville has some of the best fishing spots in all of eastern Ontario. Nestled between the Rideau River and the South Branch of the Rideau River, our location attracts area residents as well as fishing legends like Bob Izumi.

Before casting off, grab an early morning breakfast sandwich and a fresh cup of locally-roasted coffee at Brewed Awakenings. Then set off on your adventure at the free public boat launch at Curry Park. For a complete listing of launch points, please consult the North Grenville amenities map.

Traveling with your family and scared they’ll spook the fish? There’s plenty to do in North Grenville while you’re on the water! Whether they want to go shopping, explore our art scene or spend some time in the great outdoors, we’ve got your clan covered. Be sure to send the golfers in your life to the exquisite EQuinelle Golf Club or the historic Rideau Glen golf course.

You’ll have a lot to catch up on at the end of the day – as well as a serious hunger to tackle! Treat your family to a home-style dinner at the Kemptville Family Restaurant or visit the New Rideau Restaurant for a wholesome menu that has something for everyone. For a complete listing of North Grenville’s dining options, please consult our where to eat map. You’ll find options ranging from fine dining to drive-thru…and everything in between!

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Lots to Do and See in North Grenville

North Grenville is located 30 minutes south of Ottawa, the Nation's Capital, and 30 minutes north of Highway 401 and the US border. There are three exits off of Highway 416.

What you'll discover...

  • Situated along the historic the Rideau River and Canal
  • Home of Eastern Ontario’s largest tree nursery
  • Over 60 shops and dining destinations in Old Town
  • The University of Guelph, Kemptville Campus
  • 150 kms of trails to explore
  • Great parks and places to kayak and canoe
  • Plenty of paved country roads for cycling
  • Quiet country roads and historic villages
  • Great family fun and festivities await

Contact Us

  • Municipality of North Grenville
    285 County Road #44 PO Box 130
    Kemptville, K0G 1J0
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phone: 613-258-9569 Ext 115
    Fax: 613-258-9620
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