PARKS CANADA INVITES YOU TO COME CELEBRATE CANADA DAY ON THE RIDEAU CANAL

Issued: June 29, 2022

SMITHS FALLS, ONTARIO, June 29, 2022 – Being in nature provides important physical and mental health benefits, and being outdoors is a great way to maintain your overall health and wellness.

This Canada Day, Parks Canada is pleased to welcome visitors to celebrate the incredible beauty and natural heritage of Canada on the Rideau Canal by offering free lockage for recreational boaters on Canada Day.

The health and safety of visitors, employees, and all Canadians remains of the utmost importance. Parks Canada will continue to follow the advice of public health experts at all places open for visitation.

The Parks Canada website (www.parkscanada.gc.ca/rideau) provides detailed information on what locations are open, what visitors can expect, how to prepare for a visit and what services may be available. Visitors are asked to plan ahead by checking the website before they visit.

For more information about the Rideau Canal National Historic Site, visit www.parkscanada.gc.ca/rideau or follow us on Facebook and Twitter @RideauCanalNHS.