Parking Passes

Parking Passes 2018

Access to the National Capital Commission’s parks is free year-round. In the summer, there is a parking fee at the beaches and the Mackenzie King Estate.

(non-compatible with Explorer)

Summer 2018


Mackenzie King Estate (P6)

May 18 to October 21, 2018
Weekdays, 9 am to 5 pm; weekends, 9 am to 6 pm. Half rate after 3 pm and on Tuesday.

Vehicle (max. 8 passengers): $12
Minibus (9 to 20 passengers): $35
Bus (over 20 passengers): $58
School bus: Free (with reservation)

* Credit cards and exact change only. Machine does not take debit cards or bills.

Meech Lake

June 15 to September 3, 2018, 9 am to 7 pm. Half rate after 3 pm.

Vehicle (max. 8 passengers): $12
Minibus (9 to 20 passengers): $35
Bus (over 20 passengers: $58

* Credit cards and exact change only. Machine does not take debit cards or bills.

Philippe and La Pêche lakes

June 15 to September 3, 2018, 8 am to 8 pm. Half rate after 5 pm.

Vehicle (max. 8 passengers): $12
Minibus (9 to 20 passengers): $35
Bus (over 20 passengers: $58

* Credit cards, debit cards, bills and coins are accepted at toll booth. Credit cards only accepted at exit gate.

Leamy Lake Park

June 15 to September 3, 2018, 7 am to 10 pm

Credit cards, debit cards, bills and coins are accepted at toll booth. Credit cards only accepted at exit gate. Taxes included.

Vehicle (max. 8 passengers): $1,50 /30 minutes - $9 max./daily
Bus (over 20 passengers): $25/day

Please note: Rates can change without notice, and may vary according to your group composition and the date of your visit. Prices include tax.

Summer 2018

Valid at:

Gatineau Park

  • Mackenzie King Estate (parking lot P6)
  • Meech Lake: O’Brien Beach (P11), Blanchet Beach (P13) and McCloskey Boat Launch (P12)
  • Philippe Lake: Breton Beach, Parent Beach and Parent Boat Launch
  • La Pêche Lake: La Pêche Lake beach

Leamy Lake Park

  • Leamy Lake Beach

$80 taxes included, per vehicle
Initial purchase of reusable magnetic card: $5

Season parking pass holders may register up to two vehicles on the same pass.
Replacement magnetic card if damaged or lost during the season: $25 taxes included.

Available in person at the Visitor Centre.

Buy a season pass online.
(non-compatible with Explorer)

* At Philippe and La Pêche lakes, you will need to swipe your magnetic card at the parking lot entrance and exit.

Accessible parking permit

In all of its paid parking lots, the NCC offers four hours of free parking to anyone whose vehicle displays an accessible parking permit.