Riverside South

Get Outside

    Ideal For

    Riverside South is a growing suburban community ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, with over 750 acres of environmentally protected land to hike, bike, and explore.

    Best Features

    Just a half-hour south of downtown, Riverside South is a friendly, safe community with lots of natural beauty, making it a great place to raise kids.


    As far as communities go, Riverside South is still in its early stages, which means that residents may have to make quick trips to Barrhaven for shopping.

Riverside South

The City

Riverside South is a rapidly developing suburb in the south end of Ottawa. Its proximity to Barrhaven and Manotick means that you're close to both the amenities you need and the charm of small-town living. Riverside South will keep you connected to nature with many beautiful trails, green spaces, and a large waterfront park.


Settlement in Riverside South began in the late 19th century, prompted by the building of the Rideau Canal. The area remained mostly farmland until residential construction started in the mid-1990s. The area’s growth rivals the pace of other major communities such as Barrhaven, Kanata and Orleans.

What To Do in Riverside South

Riverside South offers the best in suburban living. You'll find a wide assortment of detached single-family homes and freehold townhomes that are ideal for growing families. With hiking trails, bike paths, a waterfront park, and acres of natural beauty to explore, Riverside is a great place to get outside and get some fresh air.


Situated next to the Rideau River and the Greenbelt, it's no wonder why Riverside South is teeming with natural beauty. With downtown only 18 kilometres away, you're close to urban adventures too!

The Surrounding Area

With downtown just a 20-minute drive away, you're close to everything Ottawa has to offer. You’re also just a quick drive across the Vimy Memorial Bridge to the amenity-rich community of Barrhaven.

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