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Getting to the Start - Parking

Ottawa / Algonquin College

Saturday morning check-out/in is behind Student Commons (E) in building (D) Conference Services.

Saturday morning check-out

Parking at Algonquin

The reduced RLCT parking rate can ONLY be purchased through Algonquin’s electronic parking permit system IN ADVANCE through this link:

Select Special Events and then RIDEAU LAKES CYCLE TOUR  - 1 day ($4.42) or 2 day ($8.85) plus tax . Riders leaving from Algonquin will generally require the 2 day pass.


Perth is an hour's drive from Ottawa and fastest route is west on Highway 417 then take the Highway 7 exit to Carleton Place and Perth.

  • In Perth, turn left at the Highway 43 exit which becomes Wilson
  • Turn left onto Foster
  • Turn right onto Gore
  • Turn right onto Cockburn St (well past downtown)
  • Continue to Smith Street past the Fair Grounds
  • the Conlon Farm Chalet is on your right at Conlon Drive.
  • Parking at this location is plentiful. Please use the parking lots!