Meech Lake

The closest lake to the city. Two beaches (O’Brien and Blanchet) and a launch for non-motorized boats. Also a great starting point for hiking.

O’Brien Beach #

Lifeguards: On duty from 10 am to 6 pm, June 16 to September 4, 2017

Facilities

Washrooms

Dry toilets and change rooms.

Parking

Parking is available at the beach. Vehicle access fees apply.

Blanchet Beach #

Lifeguards: On duty from 10 am to 6 pm, June 16 to September 4, 2017

Facilities

Washrooms

Dry toilets and change rooms

Parking

Parking is available at the beach. Vehicle access fees apply.

Universal Accessibility

There are universally accessible toilets and picnic tables.

Water quality

Water quality

Beaches are tested every two weeks for bacteriological water quality.

Launch the Interactive Map

Dogs and pets are not permitted at Gatineau Park beaches.