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  • Keep a distance of 2 m from others.
  • Keep dogs on leash at all times.
  • Follow traffic flow indications on loop trails.
  • Yield to oncoming traffic on narrow trails.

Some of the parkways are open exclusively for active users, Monday to Saturday, and Sunday morning. Details here.

You can walk your leashed dog on the following trails at any time of year:

  • Sugarbush Trail (Chelsea)
  • Lauriault Trail (Mackenzie King Estate)
  • Pioneers Trail (Hull sector of Gatineau)
  • Capital Pathway (Hull sector of Gatineau)

April 15 to November 30

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.

No dogs or pets

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:

  • Pink Lake Trail
  • King Mountain Trail
  • Luskville Falls Trail

Also, dogs are not permitted at Gatineau Park beaches, picnic areas and campgrounds.

This restriction does not apply to people accompanied by service dogs.