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Baxter Facility Rentals

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Contact : Andrea Wood
Phone : 613-489-3592
Email : andrea.wood@rvca.ca

Whether you are planning a meeting, seminar, company picnic, youth group camping trip, family gathering or wedding, Baxter offers unique options for your event. We have a variety of facilities and natural areas that provide a beautiful backdrop for a range of occasions. Please note that we recommend making reservations well in advance to avoid disappointment.

There are several different types of facilities available for reservation:

Interpretive centre – Located at Baxter, our interpretive centre features a large common room as well as flush toilets and a full kitchen.  The centre is available for meetings, social gatherings, and community group overnight bookings. 

Group camping – Baxter offers group camp sites available to organized groups such as Guiding, Scouting, schools, church groups, and other associations. 

River cabin – This rustic river cabin can be rented along with the group camping area for extra shelter or by groups for other functions. This unique building features a woodstove and an off-the-grid energy supply.

Picnic shelters – Our shelters feature a roof for protection from bad weather as well as space for approximately 10 picnic tables making them a perfect setting for a family reunion or corporate picnic. 

Facilities

Patrick J. McManus Interpretive Centre

Nestled in the heart of Baxter Conservation Area along the Rideau River, the interpretive centre is the perfect setting for a meeting, youth group camp, or family gathering.

  • Large carpeted room with tables and seating
  • Large tiled foyer area
  • Full kitchen
  • Washrooms
  • 60 people for daily rentals/25 overnight

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Group Camp Area

Organized community and youth groups can enjoy our year-round group camping area that is located on the shore of the Rideau River.

  • Outhouses
  • Open grassy area with some shade
  • Accommodates 60 – 100 people
  • Campfire pit
  • River Cabin available to rent at additional cost

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River Cabin

This rustic cabin is located in the group camping area along the shore of the Rideau River and makes a great complement to your camping adventure.

  • Outhouses
  • Alternative energy source for electricity
  • Tables and chairs
  • Small woodstove for heat
  • No heat or running water

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Picnic Shelter

This large shelter is across from the popular sandy beach and is a great backdrop for a family gathering or corporate picnic.

  • Outhouses at beach
  • Picnic tables

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Contact Us

Address:
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
3889 Rideau Valley Drive
Manotick, Ontario K4M 1A5

Phone:
613-692-3571, 1-800-267-3504

Email:
info@rvca.ca

Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Member of: conservation ontario