Explore the Capital’s green spaces. Visit the many parks and enjoy nature, sports or major events within the city.
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The NCC’s scenic parkways are gateways into Canada’s Capital Region, which offer beautiful perspectives of the Capital to residents and visitors travelling by car. Ninety kilometres of parkways — featuring shorelines, green spaces and pathways — run through the Capital: 52 kilometres in Ottawa and 38 kilometres in Gatineau Park.
Confederation Boulevard is the Capital’s ceremonial and discovery route, which encircles the downtown areas of Ottawa and Gatineau. It is the route that foreign dignitaries and the royal family take for processions and state visits.