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Hawkesbury

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For other places with the same name, see Hawkesbury (disambiguation).
Hawkesbury

Hawkesbury is a pleasant small town situated on the Ottawa River near the Ontario-Quebec border about midway between Montreal and Ottawa. Both English and French are widely spoken here and there is a large francophone population. A bridge crosses the river to the town of Grenville, Quebec.

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At this point the Ottawa River is wide and good for boating and sailing. Nearby on the Rouge River, whitewater activities such as rafting, kayaking and canoeing are popular.

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Gas prices in this region are generally lower (i.e. 5-10 cents per litre) than in Montreal and Ottawa.

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  • Voyageur Provincial Park, +1 613 674-2825, [1], is few miles east of Hawkesbury.
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