COME EXPERIENCE MATTAWA VOYAGEUR COUNTRY!
At the joining of the Ottawa and Mattawa Rivers and in the shadows of the mighty Laurentian Mountains is Mattawa Voyageur Country.
Historically a meeting place for First Nation People and The Voyageurs on long portages from east to west and north to south, Mattawa Voyageur Country continues to bring people together at Canada’s crossroads, on the shoulder of the Trans Canada Highway (#17) and the Ottawa/Mattawa Rivers. For families travelling cross-country, for people who love off-road trails, for paddlers, hikers and lovers of nature, Mattawa Voyageur Country is the perfect place to stop, meet and take in all of the glory Mother Nature has to offer!
Mattawa Voyageur Country is a preferred destination for people looking to visit or relocate to an area with exceptional natural beauty, rich culture and heritage attributes, high-quality trail-based experiences and outdoor adventures, a clean environment and a friendly and small-town atmosphere.
The Mattawa Voyageur Country region encompasses Bonfield Township, the Municipality of Calvin, the Town of Mattawa, Papineau-Cameron Township and Mattawan Township.
We are home to Antoine Mountain (with an impressive 630 vertical foot elevation, a three-kilometre ski run – the longest in Ontario!) Samuel de Champlain and Algonquin Provincial Parks, the Voyageur Multi-Use Trail System (+300kms of trails nestled in the Nipissing Forest, enough diversity for everyone!), Mattawa Voyageur Days (a summer music festival 25+yrs old!), the Canadian Ecology Centre (a world class outdoor education centre), resorts and campgrounds with exceptional views and service, a