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Gatineau Park

33 Scott Road Chelsea | Visitor Centre, Gatineau, Quebec J9B 1R5, Canada
+1 819-827-2020
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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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  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
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33 Scott Road Chelsea | Visitor Centre, Gatineau, Quebec J9B 1R5, Canada
+1 819-827-2020
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Alway love going there, it's peacefull and lots to look at, sceenary changes with the season. Something for every kind of hiker.

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There was a display of the 150th celebrations. It was awesome. Displays were from various ethnicities of canada and reflected each province as well. Millions of flowers were grown in the sculptures. It was so beautiful. The park is sling the ottawa river. So the...More

Thank Newdeb12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park has over 200km of groomed cross-country ski trails from snowfall to the end of the Loppet (and international cross-country race circuit weekend of races in late February). The roads are closed to traffic from late October onwards (after the amazing fall Colors), so...More

Thank PJayney
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Most car GPS won't guide you to the treasures within this park. The NCR website gives some hints to the popular sites but more serious explorers will bring a map. On a fall afternoon, from the Chelsea south entrance we drove up to the Champlain...More

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

The homepage didn’t give us information about that main attractions in the Park was closed so when we get there the road is closed. We go elsewhere in the park and it’s free parking. The chart map at the parking didn’t state how long the...More

Thank Carl F
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Any sunny day is an ideal day to hike in the Gatineau hills. We picked the Brown trail (mainly #72) from the P17 parking in Wakefield. The temperature was perfect - not too hot and not too cold. The hike took a little over three...More

Thank PS1645
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

If you’re in the NCR during the fall, then I urge you to come to Gatineau Park. It really is one of the most beautiful things I have seen. It is perfect for a solo walk, with friends, with a partner, or with the family....More

Thank Mina T
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

The perfect place for hiking, biking, skiing and for snowshoes. Well maintained trail. Perfect for family too. Easy access to all trail and good indication.

Thank torquer13
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I visited the park for two morning hikes at the peak of fall colours in October. We did the Mount King trail, which took 50minutes, and the Lauriault & waterfall trail, which took about an hour. The Mount King trail is 2km, climbing steadily up...More

Thank sr806
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Unmissable tourist attraction for anyone visiting ottawa / Gatineau. A well located park with vast natural beauty. Great option for hiking, running, bicycling or just for a picnic. To go to the park, a shuttle leaving from downtown Ottawa (Sussex St.) departs every 20 minutes....More

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4 September 2017|
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Response from joanne c | Reviewed this property |
you definitely do not need anyone to accompany you in order to visit the gatineau hills
Tamah A
26 August 2017|
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Response from LEO_thetraveler613 | Reviewed this property |
There is also in Lac La Pêche for canoe-camping. Very nice as it is not as busy as Lac Philippe.
27 July 2017|
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Response from sylvied497 | Reviewed this property |
No rentals in the park. A few shops will rent bikes, paddle boards etc. in Gatineau, some in Chelsea.