The town of Greater Napanee, Ontario is located a little over two hours away from Ottawa (to the north east) and Toronto (to the south west). This town of about 15,000 people was where Canadian singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne spent most of her youth.
Recreation in Greater Napanee
With its abundance of natural landscapes, there are many things to do in Napanee for outdoor adventurers and history aficionados.
• Napanee Conservation Area – an 11.6-acre property nestled along the Napanee River in downtown Napanee. Visitors can take a stroll along the boardwalk, bird watch, view the wetland species, dock their boats and much more.
• Napanee’s Human Sundial – Napanee’s analemmatic dial is quite different from the sundials most people are familiar with. Rather than using a triangular-shaped wedge, this type of sundial uses a vertical shadow-casting object, which is moved around according to a variety of circumstances.
• Numerous Parks and Trails.
Transportation in Napanee
If you’re renting in Napanee, you can use the Deseronto Transit to travel to Deseronto, then onwards to Belleville or Prince Edward County.
• VIA Rail – Via runs a limited schedule to Napanee, on its Toronto-Ottawa/Montreal route.