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Petawawa Point Park

photo from water of wide beach, play structure, trees

Petawawa Point Beach


Petawawa Point, known to locals as "The Point", is located at 1073 island View Drive, Petawawa, ON.

The Point is right at the junction of the Petawawa and Ottawa rivers, and is Petawawa's premiere waterfront park. Sandy beaches with sun-shades, stunning vistas, a boat launch, kids play structure, volleyball court, picnic tables, and washroom facilities can all be found at The Point. In addition, the washrooms are accessible and there is a mobi-mat for wheelchair access to the beach. Please note the beach at Petawawa Point is not supervised and there are no lifeguards on duty - please swim responsibly and wear a lifejacket or PFD if not a confident swimmer.


Canoe/kayak/stand up paddle board rentals are all available at the Point during the summer season. Check the rentals page for more details on rates to rent various paddle equipment. 

Rentals are available from mid June (weekends only) and then from the beginning of July to the beginning of September (seven days a week). For questions and more details call Petawawa Point at 613-687-2303.

Boat Launch:

The boat launch is a concrete launch fitting for small craft launching and comes complete with docking slips to ease your put-in and take-out needs. There is no charge for using the boat launch.


If you have more questions that weren't answered on this page please contact Community Services at 613-687-5678 or

Black Bear Beach

Black Bear Beach is located in Garrison Petawawa at 154 Lievin Road, Building CC-57.  Black Bear Beach is open to the public and accessible all year round, but is used at your own risk.  The site features a beach volleyball court, canteen, and washroom services during the summer season.  They also offer lifeguards throughout the summer during posted hours.  For more information, call 613-687-5511 ext. 4455.