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Stick around for a while

We would love for you to spend the weekend with us.

• It helps show the tourism value of whitewater.
• We worry about drinking and driving, or you driving home when you are tired.
• Camping is cheap.
• You can stick around and paddle the Upper Petawawa the next morning. It is a beautiful Class IV run, and arguably one of the best in the province.


Camping is available courtesy of CFB Petawawa at Black Bear Campground – 154 Lieven Road CFB Petawawa. The cost is $5 per person per night and we ask that you pay at Registration on Saturday morning.
It is along the Ottawa River, about a 15 minute flatwater paddle from Golf Course Hole, or conveniently located at the obvious point, just off of Givensche Road on the CFB Petawawa property.
Campfires welcome, and we’ll try to get you some firewood sorted out.
No excuses for drinking and driving, so stay the night and paddle the Upper Petawawa (Class IV) or something else locally (high water Ottawa, Petawawa Town Run, Sea Kayaking, Dragon Boats, SUP, ride the Forest Lea Trails or paddle a Voyageur canoe.)
There will be washrooms or porta potties, however running water is not yet confirmed.
Being right beside the Ottawa River, the canoeing, sea kayaking and fishing is awesome.


Quality Inn and Suites Petawawa: http://www.petawawaqualityinnandsuites.com/
3119-B Petawawa Boulevard, Petawawa, ON, Canada, K8H 1X9
Phone: (613) 687-2855   Fax: (613) 687-4150

This hotel is not only sponsoring the reception/awards but has also offered a 10% discount on all room bookings for paddlers.  Just ask for the ‘”paddler special” or refer to Hell or High Water event.

Spacious guest rooms feature coffee makers, microwaves, refrigerators, flat-screen televisions, hair dryers, ironing equipment, voice mail and cable television. Select rooms have spacious work desks and sofa sleepers. Handicap accessible rooms are available. Other hotel features include an indoor heated pool, fitness centre and banquet and meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 70 people.

Guests of this pet-friendly Petawawa hotel enjoy features including:

  • Free deluxe continental breakfast
  • Free wireless high-speed Internet access
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free coffee

For complete listing you can check OttawaValley.travel, the website for the Ottawa Valley Tourism Association.