SportChek Winter Treks are here!

What to expect

Stroll through charming towns, sip coffee on scenic trails and escape to the country on this great year-round trip! If you're looking for a weekend away, the end destination is worthy of an overnight stay.

Trip Highlights

A number of short picturesque walks

Visit one of our favourite bridges in Canada

A waterside brewery

Local cafes and eateries

Suggested for
  • Outdoor Enthusiasts
  • Families with older children
  • Active Seniors
  • Photographers
Available to depart
This itinerary can be used year-round between Wednesday - Sunday.


Stop 1

Escape to a world of waterside strolls, rail trails, and wildlife spotting. Drive time to your second stop is 16 minutes

Stop 2

We’ve recommended a couple of great spots to grab an early lunch and explore a historic forest. Drive time your third stop is 27 minutes.

Stop 3

Look at the world from above at an incredibly picturesque photo op! Drive time to the fourth stop is 25 minutes.

Stop 4

This small town packs a punch no matter the time of year! Finish the day with one last trail, sip on a cold one or hit up a beach on your way home. The choice is yours!

Estimated Travel Time
to First Stop

Add 3-4 hours for time spent at stops.

Add 3-4 hours for time spent at stops.


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Before you go

What You'll Need to Bring

Bathing Suit
Beach towel
Bug Spray
Road Trip Snacks
Snowshoes (Optional)
Walking shoes
Additional Details
Kid Friendly
Pet Friendly

Frequently Asked Questions

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Please see the approximate driving distances below. Please note this just includes round-trip driving distances and not time spent at stops.

• From Ottawa: 3 hours and 8 minutes / 248 km
• From Kanata: 2 hours and 39 minutes / 205 km
• From Gloucester: 3 hours and 14 minutes / 266 km
• From Orleans: 3 hours and 28 minutes / 280 km
• From Kemptville: 3 hours and 28 minutes / 307 km
• From Gatineau: 3 hours 29 minutes / 265 km

This itinerary can be used year-round between Wednesday – Sunday. Please note: some closures may occur on holidays.

We recommend leaving anytime between 9:00 – 9:30 am. The later you leave the less time you may have to complete all of the stops.

You can bring your furry friend, but it may limit you from going into some of the recommended stops. Please keep your dog on a leash at all times.

We recommend bringing up to 5 people on your surprise road trip adventure!

Your first stop has a small parking fee of $6/vehicle. All other activities are free. The cost of food, drink and souvenirs is the responsibility of the traveller.

We have included a few accommodation recommendations in the confirmation email.