The Park is open year-round. The parking lots are open on a variable schedule, detailed below.

Parking lots: Summer schedule

Open daily

Unless otherwise specified, the following parking lots are open daily until 30 minutes before curfew. From mid-June to Labour Day, vehicle access fees apply to parking lots at beaches, boat launches and the Mackenzie King Estate.

On weekends and under ideal weather conditions, certain parking lots often reach capacity, which can lead to intermittent road closures.

Gatineau and Old Chelsea

P9 and Dunlop Picnic Area parking lots are closed during the work on Chemin du Lac-Meech.

Meech Creek Valley and Wakefield


Philippe Lake

La Pêche Lake

Open on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons

The following parking lots are open on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1 pm to 30 minutes before curfew. They are located within the parkway network, which is otherwise open exclusively for active use as part of a pilot project.

The Champlain Lookout parking lot is closed during work to complete the rehabilitation of Champlain Lookout.