Want to get outdoors in nature in the Ottawa area this summer? Meet other nature-inspired people? Here’s a few places to start.
Outdoor activities & events: Ottawa outdoor clubs & activities (scroll down to see the list) | Meetups | MEC Ottawa Event Calendar — hiking, biking, sailing, skiing, you name it
Camping near Ottawa: Gatineau Park | Quebec Parks | Ontario Parks | and yes, there’s more, but only for those who want to leave no trace (2)
Stay in town: Rent a bike and explore (more) | Ottawa walking tours | Native plant gardens | Ottawa parks & nature (more) | More Outdoor Activities in Ottawa | Volunteer in Ottawa