I love going in the Parc de la Gatineau. It's a nice getaway. Whether it is for a picnic at the MacKenzie estate or just for a stroll in the woods. How about a photo session at the lakes? Some even enjoy it for a...More
About Gatineau Park
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Visiting from London,UK, Gatineau Park seemed to me like a Country Park, amazed at the size of the park. Fabulous view at Champagne Lookout across Ottawa Valley and many lakes, Pink Lake being one of the most well known. This area is very popular with...More
A great place for peaceful road cycling. Some dedicated 2 way cycle paths, and wide open paved roads for faster cycling with very low car traffic. Some easy mountain bike trails with gravel surface with the odd small rock variations. Loads of parking and rest...More
The park is a great place for hiking in the woods or to have lunch or go to the beach at Lac Phillippe which also has camping grounds.
This is different from most "city" parks as it mainly serves recreational and sightseeing interests-- mainly of locals! The park is about 140 sq miles... and has wonderful hiking/biking trails, "swimmable" lakes and picnic facilities in spring, summer & fall. In the winter many people...More
Allocate a full day to explore this beautiful park. Great cycling trails, scenic lookouts, Visitors Centre, campsites available. The Motel du Parc Secteur is across the street. Nice, clean motel, rooms all have fridges, rooms with kitchens & laundry also available.
We go every year for a walk in the fall with our kids. It is beautiful! The trail we take near O'Brian lake is easy with 3 little ones and then we go and have a picnic on the beach.
I went to the Gatineau Park on a nice sunny day. Bike all the way from the UQO to lake Pink. It's about 1 hour on bike on a cycling road, with a little part on a mountain bike trail. Walking around lake Pink takes...More