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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 1 week ago

Visited MacKenzie King Estate and Pink Lake lookout. There is a hiking trail by the Pink Lake. Did not have time to visit the other beautiful spots in the park.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank RoyaltyC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a lovely Friday doing easy walks in the park (Waterfall and Lauriault ) , visiting Kingsmere (great coffee at their Cafe), and had a lovely picnic at Mulvihill Lake. Champlain lookout is sadly not a great spot to visit due to the damage...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CathyV63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I hiked two trails (there are many of them) in the Gatineau Hills. They are both easy to get to from Ottawa (20--30 minutes to the start of the trails). Once on the trail, you leave civilization behind and enter a natural...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 13, 2019

Very nice views can be has of the Lake from an observation lookout in the park. Paths lead to/from the lookout to the lake side, right through the forest.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Denis O
Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

Who cannot say Gatineau Park is one of the most beautiful Park in Quebec?! Clean! Bicycles friendly! So many paths ways to take that will bring you to something that will make you sight seeing amazing! You can walk, bike, whatever you want for hours!...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

Gatineau Park is a vast (139 square miles) recreational space to the north and west of Gatineau City Centre. It is a heavily landscaped area of woodlands and lake accessed by road on a parkway. It takes in villages such as the quaintly named Old...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank futtock21
Reviewed August 8, 2019

It's really awesome you can find a place that makes you feel like you are out in the wilderness so close to a city. There are tons of hikes to do here; you could easily spend every day for a week out here exploring them....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

We rented a pre set camp spot for one night with my 3 year old grandson, what a fantastic time . Our tent was equipped with a propane fridge, a wood stove, a solar powered light and 2 USB spots. Pots and pans , small...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank fgnadbun
Reviewed August 6, 2019

This is a national park of Canada. It is a natural reserve, with some paved roads and a lot of trails. It is managed by the National Capital Commission. You go there to experience nature. There are very very few installations. A few picnic spots....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 1moimeme
Reviewed August 6, 2019

It's a huge park with many trails for you and your family to enjoy by walking through nature. We parked at the visitor center (free parking) and we did a small trail. There's area's for picnic and I even saw sign if you wanted to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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August 29, 2019|
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Response from fgnadbun | Reviewed this property |
We bought a bag of kindling only I believe about $6 nice and dry.
April 20, 2019|
Response from Rebecca H |
No there is not.