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Gatineau Park

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This vast and scenic Ottawa park is ideal for walking, biking or cross-country skiing and also houses the MacKenzie King Estate, once the home of Canada's former Prime Minister.
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33 Scott Road Chelsea | Visitor Centre, Gatineau, Quebec J9B 1R5, Canada
+1 819-827-2020
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The information centre provides maps and advises. There are signs whitin the trails to help navigate. Safe for all family members. Clean.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Niki_Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gatineau park is one of the best outdoor park in Ottawa’s area. Near to Chelsea, you can spend a lot of quality outdoor time with your family.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 12HappyTraveler12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It would be nice to the day when Gatineau park become a REAL TRUE PARK. Currently it does NOT has that proper status. Development of practically any kind has the authority inside the park`s territory. While it is controlled by the federal controlled National Capital...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fall day in the park is very special. Our city has so many great attractions. The Gatineau park is a gem that is enjoyed by all. Visitors need to see this special place.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lynn N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked the trail with a friend on a beautiful hot summer day. Many place to take in the view and rest. Lots of shade, little stream and beautiful mature trees. I was not too long just perfect for an early morning outing! I would recommend...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A spectacular park, part of the Canadian Shield, and only a 15 minute drive from downtown Ottawa! We were about a week too late to see the vivid red fall colours but there were still many areas with gorgeous yellow and orange foliage. My friend...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gniteIrene
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Went with the kids to hike and spend time together outdoors, pink lake trail is really nice, the Mackenzie estate is a nice place to visit. Closed during winter months to road traffic

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JPG967
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Not the first time I went to the Park, its have nice place such the MacKenzie park, the belvedere and meach lake, will recommend if you want to get out of the city.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stephane L
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Lots of areas where to park your vehicle and start walking the trails. Trails are weel tendered and go from an easy stroll to a hard work up. You choose.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank andrelizotte
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

You simply can't deny it's beauty. The king mountain and the pink lake. After a moderate hike through the trails comes the view point. The sight is simply worth the efforts.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Bianca F
30 August 2018|
Response from James W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't see this question before, TA just brought it to my attention recently. You can still visit the southern part of the park, and it's still worth going, in my opinion, but of course it depends on how much you're... More
27 June 2018|
Response from James W | Reviewed this property |
It seems like there is no really good way to get right into the park by bus (except during the fall foliage season, when some special shuttles may be running). If you do a search on "STO Plani Bus", go to the STO web site... More
Lindsay S
23 June 2018|
Response from Lindsay S | Reviewed this property |
yes very much