Welcome to the beautiful Town of Petawawa! Whether you are a military member being posted in or are looking for a peaceful, flourishing place to settle down, Petawawa offers a wide range of properties for every budget and desire.
First settled by the Algonkin Petawawa’s abundance of natural resources and its connection to the Great Lakes made it a stopping place for many travellers and a key point of trade. The Township of Petawawa was registered in 1865 and a large parcel of land was acquired for the current military base in 1905.With a population today of over 15,000 Petawawa is the largest municipality in the County Of Renfrew
Petawawa is blessed with two great sandy beaches for the family to enjoy, Petawawa Point beach is a bustling hive of activity all summer long with its great beach, boat launch, watersports rentals and kids play area. The second beach also on the Ottawa River is Black Bear Beach and is located inside of Garrison Petawawa but is open to the public. There are also endless hiking trails throughout the Town including the Emerald Trail and Millennium Trail which both offer outstanding scenery and plenty of opportunities to rest under a gazebo or enjoy a riverside picnic.
Garrison Petawawa is a huge part of the community and offers many outstanding services and programmes to the community. Whether you are looking to enjoy the great outdoors, need world class fitness facilities, an 18 hole golf course or to just chill out at the beach, all residents of Petawawa are welcomed to enjoy any facilities that the Garrison has to offer.
For those looking to move to the Ottawa Valley then Petawawa should be high on your list. It is a young vibrant Town that has seen tremendous growth, offers a huge range of schools and recreational facilities and also has a wide range of properties to choose from.