In collaboration with its partners, the NCC offers equipment rentals in Gatineau Park. Equipment can also be rented from various shops near the Park.

Non-motorized boats

A rental service for non-motorized boats is available at Philippe Lake (canoes, solo kayaks and paddleboards) and La Pêche Lake (canoes, solo kayaks and rowboats). There is no rental service at Meech Lake.

Canoes, solo kayaks and rowboats

  • 1.5 hours: $23.25
  • 2 hours: $28.25
  • 3 hours: $33.50
  • 4 hours: $42
  • Day: $53
  • 24 hours (canoe-camping, La Pêche Lake): $46

Tandem kayaks and paddleboards (not available at La Pêche Lake)

  • 1.5 hours: $28.25
  • 2 hours: $33.50
  • 3 hours: $40
  • 4 hours: $47.25
  • Day: $56

Rates include taxes.
Boat rental includes two life jackets and two paddles.
Additional rate for extra paddles and life jackets: $1/hour or $3/day.

Philippe Lake
May 13 to June 16

  • Fridays, noon to 8 pm. Last rental at 6 pm.
  • Saturdays and Sundays, 9 am to 6 pm. Last rental at 4:30 pm.
  • Monday, May 24, 9 am to 6 pm. Last rental at 4:30 pm.

June 17 to September 5

  • Daily, 9 am to 8 pm. Last rental at 6 pm.

September 6 to October 9

  • Fridays, noon to 8 pm. Last rental at 6 pm.
  • Saturdays and Sundays, 9 am to 6 pm. Last rental at 4:30 pm.

La Pêche Lake
May 13 to June 16

  • Fridays, 10 am to 8 pm. Last rental at 6 pm.
  • Saturdays and Sundays, 8 am to 6 pm. Last rental at 4 pm.
  • Monday, May 24, 8 am to 6 pm. Last rental at 4 pm.

June 17 to September 5

  • Daily, 8 am to 8 pm. Last rental at 6 pm.

September 6 to October 10

  • Fridays, 8 am to 8 pm. Last rental at 6 pm.
  • Saturdays and Sundays, 8 am to 6 pm. Last rental at 4:30 pm.
  • Monday, October 10, 8 am to 4 pm.
  • First come, first served.
  • Deposit: Credit card and photo ID.
  • Payment: Credit card, debit card or cash.
  • On Mondays to Thursdays, groups receive a 25% discount on a two-hour rental of 10 boats (canoes or kayaks) or more at Philippe and La Pêche lakes. Rental includes life jackets, paddles and safety kit. To reserve, please contact a reservation officer at 819-827-2020, and select option 3.

Road bikes and mountain bikes

A bike rental service is offered at the Relais plein air (hybrid e-bikes, mountain bikes, tandem bikes and bike trailers) and a kiosk run by Nomades du parc at parking lot P8.

Four-wheeled scooters

A free, four-wheeled scooter rental service is available at the Relais plein air.

Cross-country skis, snowshoes and fat bikes

A winter equipment rental service is available at the Relais plein air (cross-country skis, snowshoes, fat bikes, adaptive cross-country ski sledge for persons with reduced mobility) and at the Gatineau Park Visitor Centre (snowshoes only).