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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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US$29.34*
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Ottawa City Tour by Land and Water
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US$103.84*
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Sportif tour of East Ontario and West Quebec
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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 good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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33 Scott Road Chelsea | Visitor Centre, Gatineau, Quebec J9B 1R5, Canada
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"champlain lookout"
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"hiking trails"
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"king mountain"
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"ottawa valley"
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"meech lake"
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"year round"
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"short hike"
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"fall season"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is great for biking, hiking, skiing, and paddling among other things. XC skiing is probably the best in the east. -- grooming is excellent and terrain variety is amazing. During the summer, the park is closed to car traffic on Sunday mornings for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its so close to the city and yet so far. A wilderness within my community that I love. It has everything, lakes to swim in, trails to walk, bike or cross country ski on, great camp sites and much more..Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Our 2nd visit to x-c ski. Loved it! Just such beautful skiing around hilly terrain, hidden frozen bogs, dense forests. Excellent place for skate skiing too. This trip, we started from P8 (Chelsea), up the Gatineau Pkwy for about 10 min, then went right onto...More

Thank Cedric P
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

best place to relax near ottawa nice and calm all around you walk on trail or sit in park and relax watch bird and other animal

Thank Normand B
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Whatever you desire, it awaits you! We have been in summer for hiking, and winter for snowshoeing or cross country. Great large park with trails throughout, lakes with beach in different areas of the park. Great visitor center on Scott street for all info needed....More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

This park is not on our plan at first, we happened to stay in a hotel not far and decided to give it a visit in the arrival afternoon. It's totally worth visiting! Amazingly beautiful park especially in autumn, tree leaves were in different colors...More

Thank CHAOCCC
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

We visited this park in the summer for some exploring with the mountain bikes. The trails were challenging yet beautiful. We took the trails from the south up to Pink Lake. Mostly the trails are dirt and hard pack surfaces with the odd tree root...More

Thank Seppster58
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

All 4 seasons this park offers the most beautiful moments one can experience. Jogging and hiking from Spring to Autumn. Cross-country and snowshoeing in Winter. Flora and fauna in its splendor to embellish our senses. My favorite park!

Thank María F
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We went snowshoeing in the park on Sunday the 21 of January. The Ottawa area had experienced mild temperature during the previous days and some of the snow had melted, which made the trails hard packed and less favourable for snowshoeing. Nevertheless, we went on...More

Thank Alain C
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Great trails, nice scenery, beautiful countryhood, easy access, very close to downtown Ottawa, lots of trails with different level of difficulté. Enjoy the outdoor!

Thank Jean-Daniel B
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chrisojocke
4 March 2018|
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Response from Mymin | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure, I was there at thanksgiving holiday, did not explore ski option, only got chance to chase the turkeys...
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photo56
3 September 2017|
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Response from joanne c | Reviewed this property |
you definitely do not need anyone to accompany you in order to visit the gatineau hills
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