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Gatineau Park

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Address: 33 Scott Road Chelsea | Visitor Centre, Gatineau, Quebec J9B 1R5, Canada
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+1 819-827-2020
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10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Amazing park in our own backyard

Great park, interesting trails. Great for snowshoeing and cross country skiing during the winter and hiking and biking in the summer. Too bad we have to share the road with cars... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Gatineau, Canada
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Gatineau, Canada
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great park, interesting trails. Great for snowshoeing and cross country skiing during the winter and hiking and biking in the summer. Too bad we have to share the road with cars and motorcycles that drive too fast, and there is not always enough space on the side of the road to accommodate all.

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Gatineau, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for outdoor activities year round. Perfect time for a short walk to see the beautiful "Chute de Luskville".

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Thank Allan M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views and really enjoyable walk in the nature. If you are there for a short period don't miss Pink Lake; must see views mostly in the fall. More time available, ideal for camping; close to the city for emergencies still secluded from the crowds.

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Thank Ivonne S
Ottawa, Canada
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281 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place for a walk, even in the winter they have groomed walking sections and if you have cross country skies then you have it made great tracks. Wonderful place for a walk and hike.

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Thank Will G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Walk, Hike, Snowshoe, cross country ski. It is a lovely place to visit. Unfortunately the snowshoeing is no longer free and I find the daily use fee for snowshoeing or cross country skiing to be a bit high if you are a recreational user going for a couple of hours, especially if you are a family of 4 or 5,... More 

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Thank Hunter k
Whistler, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Philippe Cabin is a cabin in the Gatineau Park woods. In the winter you can cross country ski or snowshoe to it. The cabin is lovely. It is a "two" room cabin with kitchenette, wood stove, large living room, and sleeps 10 people (bunk beds). Very clean and stocked. The kitchenette has a propane two-burner stove and fridge. Stocked with... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

What an awesome discovery we made, you have to see the beauty of this place, pink lake is the only one of it's kind in the world.

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

great although not extraordinary sceneries, best one is probably Champlain Belvedere for cars and bikes, or better Mont King for hikers Nice mountain bike rides as well as roadbiking. Hiking is not as thrilling. Kingsmere is nice to visit and accessible by car If you arrive by Philip's Lake, nice beach in summer where you can canoe and camp but... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Gatineau Park will connect you with the best of Canadian Nature. A peaceful place to take a walk and discover each season.

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

I make sure to visit the park a couple times a year. The Fall Rhapsody is absolutely gorgeous from the top of the park at the Champlain lookout and definitely a must see. The various walking trails make the park a joy for hours. The winding roads to the top make the drive very enjoyable for any motorcycle enthusiast.

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