You can walk your leashed dog on the Capital Pathway at any time of year. In the Greenbelt, these paths are:
Throughout the year, you can let your dog run free at the two off-leash dog areas in the Greenbelt. These are located at Bruce Pit (P12) and Conroy Pit (P17).
You may walk your leashed pet on most Greenbelt trails managed by the NCC. There are, however, some trails where dogs are prohibited. In most areas, these restrictions are for conservation reasons.
In winter, dogs are not allowed on any Greenbelt trails. The trails are reserved for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.
Dogs are not permitted at any time on the following trails:
You can walk your leashed dog on the following trails at any time of year:
You can walk your leashed pet on most marked, officially recognized trails from April 15 to November 30. The only exceptions are the three trails (10 kilometres) where dogs are not permitted at anytime.
Three Gatineau Park trails are in areas that have fragile ecosystems. In order to conserve and protect these ecosystems, dogs are not permitted on these trails:
Also, dogs are not permitted at Gatineau Park beaches, picnic areas and campgrounds.
This restriction does not apply to people accompanied by service dogs.
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