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Gatineau Park

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Address: 33 Scott Road Chelsea | Visitor Centre, Gatineau, Quebec J9B 1R5, Canada
Phone Number: +1 819-827-2020
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10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This vast and scenic Ottawa park is ideal for walking, biking or...

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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perfectly romatic or perfect for training

i love the trail Lauriault its one of the first in the mountains , its 2km to stop at a nice waterfall and the way back isn't that much less than a km. I love the champlain... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i love the trail Lauriault its one of the first in the mountains , its 2km to stop at a nice waterfall and the way back isn't that much less than a km. I love the champlain lookout ! You can see the other side of Gatineau, beautiful!!! to add a bit of history stop at the Mackenzie king estate... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend spent so many hours hiking around. We made a giant picnic lunch, which I would recommend, and ate it at a beautiful look out point. Trail 6 was a giant loop with amazing lookouts and small streams.. All deep in the forest, it was quiet and it seemed like we were the only ones there. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely walk around the lake while staying at the Hilton. Lac Leamy. Just what we needed after a long journey coupled up in a coach - very pleasant.

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Thank Gourmetexplorer1952
Gatineau, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

IT offers bike trails, cross country ski, mountain bike, walking, visits to historic site. Amazing look out points. A place access easily from the city and good for families. Nature all around by al sorts of transportation mode. Hi you can spend an hour or two or a whole day. Walking shoes recommended

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right off the bat I'll say that if you're in the Ottawa region, particularly during fall, a trip to Gatineau Park is a must. It's a beautiful park with some very beautiful hiking paths. Most of these paths are very easy going and are even possible to do in running shoes (however it can be muddy so hiking boots might... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to visit Gatineau Park, it is such a beautiful tranquil place, I didn't want to leave! Loads of hiking and small towns to visit. The fall leaves were magical and made for some great photo's. I would love to visit this place for each season and experience the different views it has has to offer.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

still allot of colour up in the hills of the Gatineau Park..if you take the Old Chelsea exit and wonder thru the trails you will have a picture perfect day out

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy the tranquillity hike around Pink lake. A dinosaur aged lake that still has prehistoric fish swimming in it. Bring your camera for some unforgettable pictures and a pack lunch as its guaranteed you will want to stay longer to experience it's energy. Hikers beware - tones of steps so skip the gym this day and get a solid workout.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The park is beautiful. My only issue is the parking. I went two weeks ago and there was a long line-up of cars to park. The tiny Pink-lake parking was obviously full and the lookout was closed off on a Sunday. Make sure you check the opening hours before heading out or you may be disappointed. Some mornings the park... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is a great spot so close to the city. There are many trails of varying levels as well as beaches and campgrounds.

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