Ottawa River , Ontario

Description

One of Canada's largest rivers flows from Timiscaming, through Ottawa and at Montreal feeding the St. Lawrence Rivera.

Location

Water Details of Ottawa River

Midpoint: 46.37366,-76.80499

FedBy: Lake Timiskaming

DrainsInto: St. Lawrence River


Origin of Ottawa River

The Algonquin used the term adawe meaning "to trade" - and which tribe controlled the trade of the river. The river shares its name with Canada's capital city of Ottawa.

Paddling

The Ottawa River is home to numerous white water adventure companies and tour guides.