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You’re only two wheels away from an unforgettable adventure in the 1000 Islands.


the total number of kilometres of the Thousand Islands Waterfront Trail

130 m

the height of the 1000 Islands Tower


the actual number of islands in the “1000 Islands” to explore in a kayak


Ride along the 37-kilometre paved path that winds down the banks of the St. Lawrence River. Or experience the thrill of off-road mountain biking. The 1000 Islands has something for all skill levels.


Cycle the 37km paved path, which skirts the shoreline’s coves and bays on the waterfront and runs between Gananoque and Brockville. It forms a section of Ontario’s Waterfront Trail that will take you through small port hamlets like Ivy Lea and Rockport.

Explore the Rideau on two wheels. Tour secondary roads or the Cataraqui Trail. The bikes have comfy seats and carriers. Bike maps are also available.

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“This area is one of the signature tourism spots in Eastern Ontario and in Canada. The natural beauty is astounding with rock outcrops and the beauty of the thousands of islands.”

“This is the most beautiful place on earth. This is where heaven meets earth. You can visit is a hundred different ways and enjoy it just the same. Come by water, air or land. Enjoy a day paddling, swimming or fishing.”


“We didn’t really know what to expect, but our family was enchanted by the town, the scenery, and the region. We had planned a quick overnight stay, but ended up staying two nights and could have stayed longer.”


“What a beautiful part of Ontario. We drove along the Ivy Lea Parkway, stopped and had a picnic lunch, took a boat cruise out of Gananoque, and strolled along the waterfront in Gananoque.”


« Cette région a quelque chose pour tout le monde. Il y a d’excellentes possibilités de baignade et de navigation de plaisance, de bonnes randonnées pédestres et des pistes cyclables, des routes panoramiques à proximité et des tonnes de beaux endroits où passer du temps sur l’eau. »

“This area has something for everyone. Excellent swimming and boating, good hiking and cycling trails, scenic drives are nearby and tons of beautiful places to spend time on the water.”

Michael A.

“I could go back over and over again and still be amazed by this beautiful scenery. Not only can you go there to relax but there is so much to do such as kayaking, biking, walking, discovering, etc. It is a must!”


“There is no place like the 1000 Islands.We travel a lot and we are always trying to find a better place for the view but we have never been able to find it.”


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