Gatineau Park

Regional / municipal park Region:Outaouais City : Chelsea

Immerse yourself in nature in the Capital’s conservation and outdoor recreation park, just 15 minutes from downtown Ottawa–Gatineau.

1 866 456-3016 Toll free
819 827-2020

Location

Activities and services

Activities

  • Entertainment
  • Canoe-camping
  • Rock-climbing
  • Exhibitions
  • Nature interpretation
  • Site interpretation
  • Wildlife observation
  • Plant life observation
  • Aerial ropes courses
  • Roller blade
  • Fishing
  • Supervised beach
  • Body of water
  • Hiking : 170 km
  • Snowshoeing : 60 km
  • Downhill skiing / snowboarding
  • Cross-country skiing : 201 km
  • Water sports : Canoeing
  • Water sports : Rowboats
  • Water sports : Kayaking
  • Water sports: Pedals boat
  • Water sports: Stand-up paddle boarding
  • Cycling : 33 km
  • Mountain biking : 100 km
  • Fat biking : 28 km
  • Self-guided tours
  • Tours : in french
  • Tours : in english

Services

  • Internet access : free wireless
  • Pets allowed
  • Boutique / Sales counter
  • Documentation / publications
  • Camping accommodation
  • Shelter-accommodation
  • Yurt accommodations
  • Lodging on the premises
  • Gardens
  • Packages
  • Panoramic view / lookout
  • Boat ramp
  • Banquet, meeting, conference room
  • Waste water dump
  • Baggage transport
  • Other services

Vehicle and Parking Services

  • Free outdoor parking
  • Paid outdoor parking
  • Parking for buses

Signs and shuttles

  • Tourist signs (brown)
  • Bus (route)
  • Shuttle

Rental services

  • Canoe rental
  • Rowboat rental
  • Kayak rental
  • Pedal boat rental
  • Stand-up paddle board rental
  • Snowshoe rental
  • Mountain bike rental
  • Turn-Key camping

Restaurant and food services

  • Restaurant on premises
  • Picnic area
  • BBQ accepted
  • BBQ available
  • Snack bar
  • Vending machines

Accessibility

  • Partial access (Kéroul)
  • Services for the hearing impaired (Kéroul)

Groups

  • Reservations required
  • Group rates

Related services and activities

Cave:
Downhill ski centre:
Sports event:
Museum / historic site:

Schedules and rates

Open year round

Approximate dates; Schedule varies based on weather.

The park is open year-round. However, the visitor centre and some activities are not available off-season.