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Gatineau Park

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Gatineau Park

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33 Scott Road Chelsea Visitor Centre, Gatineau, Quebec J9B 1R5 Canada
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See the sights in Canada’s Capital from the Ottawa River during this narrated tour onboard the Paula D. Look out at Canada’s Parliament Buildings from the river and snap photos of the spectacular city views. Marvel at the mix of natural beauty and modern, urban development while enjoying refreshments or cocktails from the boat’s canteen.
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Adele C wrote a review Sep 2020
Huntsville, Canada74 contributions29 helpful votes
The road leading to the lake was closed so we made a slight alteration and parked at corner of a cross road and walked in. Hike was pretty. Quite a few stairs with beautiful views.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Toby G wrote a review Sep 2020
Montreal, Canada44 contributions53 helpful votes
Can’t go wrong with a visit it the park - very beautiful lakes, and walks - great facilities - well maintained - very clean and lots of convid stands (soap stations). Trails well marked. Great place to spend the day or camp. Nice sites. Only comment is - it amazes me that Provincial Parks let Veterans in free but our National Parks do not - nor offer a discount which I find a shame. All in all - highly recommend for camping, day at the beach or hiking.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Jennifer P wrote a review Aug 2020
Quebec City, Canada2 contributions1 helpful vote
We camped for 3 nights at Taylor Lake. We hesitated between camping here or at Lake Philippe, but decided on Taylor because we wanted to be a little more secluded. First, we are not allowed to swim in Taylor Lake due to the snapping turtles. (I did not read this information anywhere on the website). Also - though the map clearly states that there is no water on site, I did not find it to be so clear with regards to the dry washrooms. (the symbol on the map should show an outhouse - not a different coloured bathroom symbol that is the same a the regular bathroom symbol). But, what was worse was the very pesky family of raccoons who were not afraid of us one bit. They would come right to our table while we were eating and try to take some food. At night, we would hear them snarling and fighting which each other for left over crumbs on the ground. They got trapped in my kitchenette in the middle of the night (6 of them) and ripped up my table clothes with their dirty claws. To say they were a nuisance is an understatement. Had we had food in our tent, they would have tried to rip their way in. Needless to say, we didn't sleep much despite cleaning our site thoroughly before bed.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Kim H wrote a review Mar 2020
Gatineau, Canada2 contributions1 helpful vote
There is nothing more stunning in nature than to see the Gatineau Park in full Autumn colours! It is a wonderful place to hike and they have lovely picnic areas.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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challst wrote a review Mar 2020
Jackson, Mississippi27 contributions23 helpful votes
Recently travelled to Gatineau to participate in the Gatineau Loppet - a cross-county ski race. The day before the race we went skiing on our own in the park and had a wonderful day. The trails, even those which weren't being prepared for the race, were wonderfully groomed. The forest is pristine and very beautiful. Our group talked about coming back in the future. The Gatineau Loppet was well organized and great fun for us - even though we are casual skiers. As an example it took me 3 hours to go 15 km (I wasn't at my best, but the point is I am far from elite and still able to enjoy the event). The portion of the forest for the race was just as beautiful as the rest. We stayed in Wakefield, as small town on the Gatineau river about 20 minutes north of the town of Gatineau. We had a nice AirBnB there. The town is welcoming with a number of small local restaurants, a surprisingly complete little grocery store and a bakery that we visited every day! Wakefield also provided super easy access to more northernly portions of the park. Highly recommend visiting this park in winter!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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