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Ottawa is a gorgeous city that’s a wonderful place to live or visit. There are many things to see and do, which can include a day at the beach with your best friend.
It’s important to ensure that any public place you plan to spend time at is dog-friendly. To make your life a little easier, we’ve compiled this list of 13 swimming holes and beaches that will welcome you and your dog.
We’ve divided our list into off-leash and on-leash categories, as some locations will allow your dog to visit, but they need to remain on a leash at all times. But we hope you’ll discover some new places to check out and find the perfect swimming spot that both you and your dog will love!
Top 13 Dog Friendly Beaches in Ottawa
Off-Leash Dog-Friendly Beaches in Ottawa
1. Beryl Gaffney Park
2. Brewer Park
3. David Bartlett Park
4. Dutchie’s Hole Park
5. Jock River Landing
|🗺️ Address:||📍 154 Mann Ave, Ottawa K1N 8J7|
|🕐 Open Times:||5 a.m. to 11 p.m.|
|🐕 Off-Leash:||Yes, in designated areas|
6. Kennedy-Craig Forest
7. Lemieux Island
8. Stanley Dog Park
On-Leash Dog-Friendly Beaches in Ottawa
9. Baxter Conservation Area
10. Constance Bay
11. Quigley Hill Boat Launch
12. Remic Rapids Park
13. Strathcona Park
There are many parks to choose from in the beautiful city of Ottawa. And while there aren’t a lot of beaches, there is still the opportunity for your dog to cool off and play in the main rivers that border these parks.
We hope our article has highlighted several parks and that you’ll find the time to visit them in the coming summer months.
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