Whether you are coming for the day or staying for the week, Smiths Falls has an abundance of activities and attractions.
Below you will see a small selection of the local area attractions. For more information, you can visit the Chamber of Commerce’s Visitor Information Centre located at Town Hall, 77 Beckwith St. N, Smiths Falls, ON, K7A 2B8.
Train enthusiasts and those newly introduced to the world of trains are sure to be enthralled by the Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario, a National Historic Site. Set on 10.5 acres, the Railway Museum is home to a selection of locomotive engines and railway cars, offering exhibitions throughout the year, authentic train rides and much more!
Step back-in-time to simpler days with a visit to Heritage House Museum, located near Lower Reach Park. Explore exhibitions, view historical artifacts, and learn about how to make authentic bread! The breathtaking grounds, gazebo, and gardens offer the perfect setting to enjoy a family picnic.
Take a stroll beneath the Maple trees along Beckwith St. in Downtown Smiths Falls this Summer. The downtown core is home to over 40 different retail stores, boutique cafés, restaurants and personalized services businesses. The local Downtown Business Association (DBA) brings the downtown to life with stunning flowers, banners, and special events, including street festivals, sidewalk sales, and promotional evenings such as Girls Night Out!
The Smiths Falls Aquatic Recreation Centre (ARC) is located minutes from downtown and offers a great selection of water-based fitness activities.
The Town of Smiths Falls has several recreation-based facilities including the Gerry Lowe Memorial Sens Rink of Dreams, the Memorial Community Centre, Senior Activity Centre, and Youth Arena. Year-round programs offer activities for all ages.
Have kids? The Town of Smiths Falls has many parks to enjoy with the family. Stop by Lower Reach Park to enjoy the play structures and newly added Splash Pad. Want to visit the beach? Smiths Falls has one located on the banks of the Rideau Canal in Murphy Park, right next to Niknaks’ Paddle Shack.