Opeongo Revisited

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Opeongo Revisited

October 15, 2022 @ 8:45 am 4:00 pm

To all OVLR full members, the next event is looming!

This will be a day trip starting at 8:45 in Kanata or 10:15 in Renfrew, you may choose your starting point, but we require know which one you choose. This will be a paved and gravel event so you can bring a Land Rover or a sedan. You are responsible for all food and drink for yourselves and bring a chair. Dogs are welcome, but on leash. Actual bathroom facilities are only available in Renfrew and Eganville. If nature calls while on the Opeongo trail, be prepared and bring your own TP.

The first convoy will travel from Kanata, Carp Rd, March Rd, Dwyer Hill to Pakenham, through Waba and Burnstown and on to Renfrew, duration about 80-90 minutes. Once on the Opeongo trail, we will visit some of the valley’s smallish towns. There will be a 45-minute lunch break around 12:30 in Clontarf. More small towns and history after lunch and then onto Eganville by mid-afternoon. Bathroom break and gas available there. Looping back to Renfrew for about 4:00pm. From there you will be on your own to get back home.


1) First meet is 8:45 at All Saints High School parking lot in Kanata
5115 Av. Kanata, Kanata, ON K2K 3K5

We will leave from All Saints at 9:00. Please be fueled before you arrive.

There is a Shell station on Terry Fox at Kanata Avenue.
473 Terry Fox Dr, Kanata, ON K2T 1E8,

2) Next rendez-vous point is in Renfrew at 10:15 at the corner of Raglan and Hall St.
372 Raglan St S, Renfrew, ON K7V 1R7

There is also a Shell station at the corner of Raglan and Hall Ave. 367 Raglan St S, Renfrew, ON K7V 1R6,

Convoy leaves there at 10:30, assuming Convoy 1 has arrived from Kanata.

In either case, please arrive with a full tank of gas and an empty bladder. There is a Subway at that corner in Renfrew if you want to pick up some lunch-to-go.

The even will be limited to 11 vehicles plus the leader, so please register as soon as you can.

There is no additional cost for this event.

Cheers, we’ll see you there.