How would you like to spend the afternoon canoeing on a lake surrounded by nature? Meech Lake, Philippe Lake and La Pêche Lake in Gatineau Park are perfect places for canoeing and kayaking.

Boat launches

Gatineau Park has three boat launches. Launching boats, including paddleboards, from other locations is not allowed.

From mid-June to Labour Day, parking fees apply at the beaches and boat ramps.

Boat rentals

Non-motorized boat rentals are available at Philippe Lake (canoes, kayaks, stand up paddle boards) and La Pêche Lake (canoes, kayaks and rowboats). There is no boat rental service at Meech Lake.

Rates, rental kiosk hours and general conditions