Folk Picnic and Kites in Meech Creek Valley

Autumn has officially arrived, marking the start of Fall Rhapsody in Gatineau Park. On Sunday, October 1st, 2017, from 11 am to 4 pm, the public is invited for a fun-filled day of activities in Meech Creek Valley.


Folk Picnic and Kites in Meech Creek Valley, on October 2, 2016 as part of Fall Rhapsody.
  • “I Spy in the Valley” game for the whole family
  • Traditional folk music
  • Kite flying demonstrations by experts
  • Nature and heritage interpretation
  • Picnic area and canteen on-site

Take the opportunity to read the interpretative panels erected along the road. The covered bridge offers a stunning back drop for family pictures. Don’t forget to bring your camera!

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October 1, 2017
11 am to 4 pm


Meech Creek Valley

Cross Loop Road is accessible via P15 and P16 parking lots.



819-827-2020 or 1-866-456-3016 (toll free)

Activities and parking are free.

Organized by the Municipality of Chelsea and the Gatineau Valley Historical Society, in partnership with the National Capital Commission (NCC).

The National Capital Commission (NCC) is proud of its association with the following media partners of the Fall Rhapsody: Rogers Media (KiSS 105.3Country 101.1106.1 CHEZ1310 NEWS), Bell Media (94.9 RougeÉNERGIE 104.1) and LeDroit.