Rideau Canal - Map & Directions

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Directions to Smiths Falls

From Ottawa Airport:

Head southwest on Airport Parkway Private/Airport Pkwy toward Air Cargo Private/Airport 3 Ave. Make a U-turn at Air Cargo Private/Airport 3 Ave. Continue onto Airport Pkwy/Route 79 N (signs for Thad Johnson Road). Take the Alert Rd exit. Turn left onto Lester Rd. Turn right onto Albion Rd S/Ottawa Regional Rd 25. Turn right onto Leitrim Rd/Ottawa Regional Rd 14. Turn left onto River Rd/Ottawa Regional Rd 19. Turn right onto Vimy Memorial Bridge. Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Prescott Highway/Prince of Wales Dr/Route 73 S. Turn left onto Fourth Line Rd/N Gower Rd/Route 5. Turn right onto Roger Stevens Dr/Ottawa Regional Rd 6, Continue to follow Roger Stevens Dr. Continue onto Cornelia St E/Route 4, Continue to follow Cornelia St E. Turn left onto Elmsley St N/ON-15 S (signs for County Road 29/Regional Road 43 E). Turn right onto Beckwith St N/ON-15 S.

Smiths Falls Marina
1 Jasper Ave
Smiths Falls, Ontario, K7A 4B5 (Canada)

(This address is for driving directions only. Please do not mail payments to this address.)


Distance to Smiths Falls:

  • Merrickville: 18km
  • Perth: 19km 
  • Ottawa: 80km
  • Kingston: 95km
  • Montreal: 245km
  • Toronto: 350km
  • 1000 Island Bridge to the USA: 60km 

Directions to Seeley's Bay

From the North: Seeley’s bay can be reached from the north along ON-15 S passing past Smiths Falls, Lombardy, Portland and Elgin - when approaching Seeley’s Bay follow signs for Regional Road 47/Main Street/ Seeley’s Bay.


From the South-West: Seeley’s Bay can be reached by Hwy 401, before turning on to ON-15 N. Continue along ON-15 N, passing through the town of Brewer’s Mills before turning left following signs for Regional Road 47/Main Street/ Seeley’s Bay.

Seeley's Bay Public Dock
130 Bay Street
Seeley's Bay, Ontario, K0H 2N0 (Canada)

(This address is for driving directions only. Please do not mail payments to this address.)

Parking: Pre-booked parking available


Closest airports

  • Ottawa:127 km

  • Montréal: 245 km

  • Toronto: 300 km


Closest train station:

  • Smiths Falls: 60km

  • Gananoque: 22.5km

  • Kingston: 38km