Current Focuses

The Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail Management Plan

UPDATE as of Oct. 6/2018: “Lanark County officially opened its 61-kilometre section of the Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail Oct. 5 under the Highway 7 overpass in Carleton Place. Pictured, surrounded by supporters, front row from left: county councillors Jerry Flynn (Carleton Place Deputy Mayor); Louis Antonakos (Carleton Place Mayor); Richard Kidd (Beckwith Reeve); Lanark County

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Regional Tourism Promotion

Our region is as much a meeting place today as it was in the time of the First Nations and Voyageurs. With access to Ontario’s oldest provincial park, hundreds of kilometers of multi-use trails, great dining and incredible waterways and provincial parks Mattawa Voyageur Country will bring out the explorer in you.   At the

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The Véloroute Voyageur Cycling Route

The Véloroute Voyageur Cycling Route is Ontario’s next major cycling tourism experience spanning 380-km across Northeastern Ontario from the Ottawa Valley to Sudbury East. (see photo below) Following the path of the Voyageurs over 400 years ago along three heritage waterways and 200-km of the Trans Canada Trail, the vision is that the Voyageur Cycling Route will

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VMUTS

The Voyageur Multi-Use Trail System (VMUTS) located in Mattawan, just outside of Mattawa offers 300 kms of four season exploration opportunities to ATVers, motocross riders, snowmobilers and horseback riders.  To increase awareness of this local gem and to attract more visitors to the region, The Mattawa-Bonfield Economic Development Corporation is working closely with the VMUTS

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