Parkwood Hills

Discover the benefits of living in Parkwood Hills, Ottawa

A well-established neighbourhood in the west end of Ottawa with tree-lined streets, parks, schools, and friendly community vibes, ideal for families and nature lovers.


Welcome to Parkwood Hills

Parkwood Hills is a lively community known for its green spaces, and welcoming atmosphere. Its proximity to transit and top-rated schools makes it an excellent community for families. Residents enjoy a range of amenities, from shops and restaurants to recreational facilities like sports fields, playgrounds, and the General Burns Community Centre. With its blend of urban convenience and outdoor space, Parkwood Hills offers a sought-after lifestyle for those seeking a peaceful, yet connected, neighbourhood.

The vibe

A residential neighbourhood with a close-knit community feel.

Neighbourhood favourite

General Burns Park's outdoor swimming pool and skating rink.

Biggest perk

The great restaurants and bars in the area, perfect for a night on the town.

Fun fact

The thriller "Parkwood Hills" by Kolin Casagrande, was filmed here in 2002.

Why we love it

Great eats at Sushi Kan, Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot, or Burrito Gringo.

Must visit

The Experimental Farm, the famous Rideau Canal and Dow's Lake.

Parkwood Hills highlights

Experience the benefits of living in Parkwood Hills.


Students will love being a short 15-minute bus ride away from Algonquin College, and a 25-minute bus ride to Carleton University. 


Explore local shops, dining, coffee shops and more at Meadowlands Mall.


Meet fellow neighbours by taking part in social events organized by the local Community Association.


Easy access to downtown Ottawa with the Queensway (417) just a block away.

By the numbers

Demographic information about Parkwood Hills.

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Neighbourhood population

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Neighbourhood renters

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