Parks and Beaches

Alexander Stewart Provincial Park

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Located at the corner of Mill Ridge Road and Maple Bend Road, Alexander Stewarrt Provincial Park is a nature reserve that protects a early successional hardwood forest of Maple, American Beech, Basswood and some less common species such as...

Braeside Beach

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The Braeside Beach is located west of Red Pine Bay and is close to 200 metres in length along the Ottawa River. The course sand and defined swimming area is great for swimming. This beach also boasts a natural walking trail, several picnic tables and seasonal washrooms.

Burnstown Beach

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The Burnstown Beach is located at 1537 Calabogie Road. Enjoy a sun-soaked day on the beautiful sandy beach, swim in the clear, clean water of the Madawaska River and let the kids burn off some energy on the play structure. The Paddle Shack, located next to the boat launch, rents kayaks and paddle boards for those wanting to explore the Madawaska River.  A seasonal concession stand offers refreshments and beach essentials for sale. Public washrooms are available. Please note that pets and barbeques are not permitted on the beach. There is a boat launch at this property, for parking information click here.

The last day for the Paddle Shack to be open for the 2022 season is September 11, 2022. If you'd like to book a group rental after this date, please contact andrea@mcnabbraeside.com to arrange.

Paddle Shack Hours (July & August)

Wednesday through Friday 11 am – 6 pm

Saturday & Sunday 9 am – 4 pm

Closed if inclement boating weather is forecasted.  

Clay Bank Nature Park for Outdoor Learning

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Clay Bank Nature Park for Outdoor Learning Clay Bank Nature Park for Outdoor Learning is located at 1511 White Lake Rd. in White Lake. This expansive 20 + hectare property is situated along the Madawaska River between Arnprior and the...

Dochart Soccer Park

Dochart Soccer Park is located at 278 Duncan Drive in Arnprior. Dochart Soccer Park has 3 regulation sized soccer fields plus one smaller field all on natural grass turf. The largest field is lit to accommodate evening games. There is also a play structure, seasonal concession area and public washrooms.

If you would like more information about signing up for soccer, please click here.

McNab Centre Park

McNab Centre Park is located at 486 Calabogie Road. There are 4 fully fenced ball diamonds that meet Softball Canada Diamond Requirements (225’-265’). Three diamonds have lighting suitable for evening games. There are covered dugouts at two of the four diamonds. There is also a large gazebo with picnic tables, a play structure, a seasonal concession stand and seasonal public washrooms. McNab Centre Park hosts countless baseball tournaments each year for people of all ages.

If you are interested in joining a minor ball league or hosting a baseball tournament at McNab Centre Park, please contact the Recreation Department or click here for a registration form.   https://mcnabminorball.ca/

Red Pine Bay Park

Red Pine Bay is located at 642 Usborne Street.

This property is located along the Ottawa River. A public boat launch is available on site along with a picnic area and seasonal public washrooms.                                                                                                                                                                 

Sterling Toner Memorial Playground

The Sterling Toner Memorial Playground is located at 138 Sarah Street East, Braeside.

The Russett Trail

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The New Russett Trail is located on the Municipal Office Property. This is a moderately easy path of packed stone-dust to navigate by foot, bike, snowshoe, or cross-country skis.  ATVs are not permitted on this trail.

Wellington Park

Wellington Park is located at 29 Wellington Street in Arnprior. A large play structure, gazebo and horse shoe pits are enjoyed by many. There is a porta-potty available seasonally at this park.

White Lake Park

White Lake Park is located at 33 Diamond Lane in White Lake. The park has a lit outdoor ice-skating rink, baseball field, basketball court and play structure.