Have you ever wondered what it would be like, to skate on the longest ice rink in the world the Ottawa Rideau Canal Skateway? This photo album show cases the incredibly fun Ottawa Rideau Canal Skateway a few days after the Ottawa Winterlude Festival, which is held every year during the month of February from the 4th to 18th, in Ottawa Canada. It is the largest, most popular, and most fun event of its kind in the world! The pictures in this photo album were all taken on Wednesday Feb 21, 2007. The crowd on the ice was estimated at about 3,000 people. At 7.8km (5 miles) long the Ottawa Rideau Canal Skateway is the longest outdoor ice rink in the world. A round trip is 15.6km (10 miles) and it is a fantastic way to get outdoor exercise and fresh air in the winter time. The Ottawa Rideau Canal Skateway is a very popular with single people, couples, and especially families with children of all ages. The Ottawa Rideau Canal Skateway pictures capture all of this fun and adventure. If your family has children make sure to bring them with you! If you don't have any kids try to borrow some, because it will make your experience on the Ottawa Rideau Canal Skateway all that much more fun! You will not be surprised when the pictures reveal that 50% or more of the people on the Ottawa Rideau Canal Skateway are kids and they definitely know how to have a great time! If your kids are too young to skate do not worry at all. Bring your stroller onto the ice or bring a toboggan to pull your kids or rent one of the popular the sleds to help push your kids and other family members around. To help make your skate more enjoyable and give you lots of energy there are Beavertail Huts are spaced at strategic locations along the length of the Ottawa Rideau Canal Skateway. They are great places to purchase a delicious Beavertail pastry topped with your favorite ingredients and to get a hot chocolate to warm you up if you get a little chilly. Discover the amazing Ottawa Rideau Canal Skateway, the most popular and longest ice rink in the world at 7.8km (5 miles) long! Then come and join in the fun!
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