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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 good25%
  • 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 3 days ago

Worth spending a hiking day, then relaxing by the lake. Not easy to get to on foot. Very large park near a highway, so accessible by car.

Thank urnana
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank toimoietlui
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were three adults to three dogs for our walk in to Carmen Lake from just off A-5 near Farm Point. Quiet trails through the woods...very peaceful.

Thank Evan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Aria818
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super trails for hiking anf cycling. Groomed and exciting at the same time. Everything is just as you'ld like it to be.

Thank William C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Roger G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Yves L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank smdoctoroff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Alana B
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July 4, 2017|
Response from Mariette M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I heard that there were ticks.
June 12, 2017|
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Response from Mariette M | Reviewed this property |
No, not in Gatineau park