Heritage Merrickville with many boutique-type shops and host of numerous festivals year-round is described as the "Jewel of the Rideau". Merrickville is blessed with beautiful parks and a sandy public beach.
Merrickvilleis also the site of the Merrickville Blockhouse and the Merrickville Lockstation among others. A guide to a historic walking tour of Merrickville is available here.
Merrickville Blockhouse is a National Historic Site of Canada and hosts the Blockhouse Museum. The Blockhouse is also the site of a local marina stop suited for overnight mooring to access the town of Merrickville.
The Merrickville Lockstation is part of the Rideau Canal system.
Location of the Blockhouse
Location of the Lockstation
Location of the Public Beach