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Gatineau Park

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Address: 33 Scott Road Chelsea | Visitor Centre, Gatineau, Quebec J9B 1R5, Canada
Phone Number: 819-827-2020
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Cross-country skiing, Biking
Description: 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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Bike ride

Easy rides. More maps would help. More water stations too. Patrolled by volunteer bikers: very friendly and knowledgeable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Gatineau, Canada
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Gatineau, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Easy rides. More maps would help. More water stations too. Patrolled by volunteer bikers: very friendly and knowledgeable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

With well done information panels, and a very well designed pathway, this lake is an incredibly beautifull place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We love the fact that Gatineau Park is only minutes away from the city. It's the perfect outdoor retreat with winding bicycle paths/trails as well as walking paths. We have a couple favorite spots such as Pink Lake that has a trail around the entire lake that is full of winding trails and stair cases that overlook magnificent views of... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I've always resorted back to going for a stroll in nature when I need to recharge my battery or even just as a weekend activity. The park is huge and has many different view spots, lakes, picnic spots etc... Domaine Mackenzie King is most likely one of the favorites because of its easy accibility, picnik spot, ruins and even a... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Whether it is road biking, mountain biking, trail running, hiking open water swimming at meech lake, cross-country skiing both classic and skate or just sight seeing along the parkway, Gatineau Park is awesome! Spending a night in one of the cabins can also add some adventrue to an outing. Well maintained all around good trails makes it a must in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We traveled to the park while in Ottawa. Although Ottawa is a beautiful city and not crazy busy like Toronto it was nice to get out into nature for a few hours. The Park is multi use. Just driving along the Parkway through the park was relaxing as the speed limit is only 60 kms as it winds up (or... More 

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Williamstown, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great for cycling, not much traffic during the week (daytime). Nice views from the Champlain lookout. May come across some wildlife. Lots of lakes & hiking trails.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

If you only have half a day, and you do want to experience the beauty of the gatineau park, go for the one hour trek around pink lake. It has a bit of everything, flora, fauna, the lake, the trekking, the little scary creatures ( spiders, snakes...all not poisonous)...and then finish your half day at La cigale in Chelsea for... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

I am from the area and never get tired of visiting year after year! Biking, hiking, areas to swim (paid parking) & picnic. In winter skiing with many trails! If you ate visiting & enjoy nature & outdoors, well worh driving into the Gatineau Park'

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Cantley, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I was looking for a place to run, no traffic, quiet, peaceful, I saw a sign for Gatineau park and decided to give it a look see. I drove in the south end of the park to lot three. Free parking, nice clean outhouse and drinkable water. Nice big parking lot, but only a few cars. There are all sorts... More 

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Additional Information about Gatineau Park

Address: 33 Scott Road Chelsea | Visitor Centre, Gatineau, Quebec J9B 1R5, Canada
Phone Number: 819-827-2020
Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Outaouais Region  >  Gatineau
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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