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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:

Riders leaving from Algonquin will generally require the RLCT 2 day pass - probably item #6 as illustrated below:

Please select a permit type - please note taxes are not included:

  1. EVENING PERMIT LOT 8/9/12 (5:00pm-11:59pm) ($4.42)
  2. RCC OTTAWA WEST LOT 10 - (3:00pm-2:59pm) ($4.42 / Day)
  3. RESIDENCE DAILY PERMIT - (6:00pm-5:00pm) ($15.93 / Day)
  4. RESIDENCE OVERNIGHT PERMIT - (5:00pm-10:00am) ($7.08 / Day)
  5. RIDEAU LAKES CYCLE TOUR (1 Day) ($4.42)
  6. RIDEAU LAKES CYCLE TOUR (2 Day) ($8.84)


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!