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North Grenville

Nature & Outdoors

Discover our abundant trails and green space, and you’ll see why we say North Grenville is ‘green and growing’. Get outside and explore forest trails, discover a new shortcut in and around Kemptville, or include us on your cycling itinerary!


Lace up your hiking boots – we’ve got over 150km of trails for you to discover. From the Ferguson Forest Centre, to Limerick Forest, to the Burritts Rapids Tip-To-Tip Trail, you are sure to find a stretch that suits your pace. Visit our Trails page for maps.


Just a short drive from Ottawa, North Grenville invites you to tour our community or use Kemptville as a trailhead for a rural excursion of our scenic hamlets. See our area cycling maps to plan your route.

Rideau Heritage Route

Navigate your boat along the Rideau Heritage Route on the historic Rideau Canal - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - or drive along scenic River Road into North Grenville. Launch your boat at Curry Park or dock at Anniversary park or Rotary Park.

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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