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​The Village of Matawatchan is located in the Madawaska Highlands in southern Renfrew County. Winter activities such as  snowshoeing, ice climbing, cross-country skiing, sledding, Ice fishing and ice skating are just a few of the amazing activities one can partake in. Summer months also boast plenty of activties such as Hiking, Mountain Biking, Fishing, Hunting, Canoeing, Kayaking, Swimming and Boating. 


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Matawatchan is located 150 kms West of Ottawa, in the beautiful Madawaska Highlands.

Eat, shop, play and Stay


Pine Valley Restaurant

26047 Hwy 41

Griffith Ont.

(613) 333.552

Home style country cooking Live music many evenings, Post Office, Gas, Gifts, Groceries


Griffith General Store & LCBO

Hwy 41 East of the Madawaska River Bridge

This genuine country store has a bit of EVERYTHING! Groceries, Ice Cream, FireworksFishing & Hunting SuppliesAuthorized LCBO and Beer Store outlet 


Nu 2 U Shop

Highway 41

Griffith, Ontario

Open Tuesdays and Saturdays 1:00pm until 4:00pm April -December

PROCEEDS TO GREATER MADAWASKA SENIORS HOUSING CORP. Helping to build homes for Seniors in our community.


Sniders Tent & Trailer Park & Variety Store

Gas, Propane Exchange, Groceries, Ice, Worms and so much more!

271 Airds Lake Road Matawatchan, ON



Greater Madawaska Canoe Rentals & Camp; Shuttle Service

25775 Highway 41Griffith, ONK0J 2R0


Owner Don Adams has been renting canoes and paddling equipment as well as shuttling canoe groups for many years, at the foot of the rapids.


Griffith/Matawatchan Fish and Game Club

We are a non-profit club, founded in 1998, based in Griffith/Matawatchan. Anyone is more than welcome to join no matter where your from. For five dollars, you will receive 4 newsletters in that year to let you know what events are up and coming as well as what we are doing as a club.

RR#3 General Delivery, Griffith, On, K0J 2R0

For more information please email:


Black Mountain Pens, etc.Ross & Cathy Duncan

311A Black Mountain Road

Matawatchan, Ontario




Ladder Yarn Scarves & Necklaces

Owner: Gayle Vernick




Alterations & Repairs and "SEW ON"

Hutson Lake Road

Matawatchan Ontario



Nancy Pauhl Designs

Paintings,Floral arrangements

Denbigh, Ontario

K0H 1L0


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