Visit Gatineau Park another way! The NCC is providing a new free shuttle service in the summer on Saturdays and Sundays. The shuttle will bring you to popular destinations in the parkways sector.

Schedule

June 25 to August 28, 2022
Saturdays and Sundays
Shuttle service every 30 minutes
No reservations, limited seating: first come, first served


First departure
Last departure
From Ottawa–Gatineau, to the Visitor Centre
9:10 am
3:10 pm
From the Visitor Centre, to Ottawa–Gatineau
9:45 am
4:45 pm

Stops

You can board and disembark at any of the following stops.

  1. Wellington/Lyon
  2. Canadian Museum of History
  3. Montcalm (Rapibus)
  4. South entrance (P3)
  5. Pink Lake Lookout
  6. Mackenzie King Estate
  7. Lauriault/Mulvihill
  8. King Mountain
  9. Champlain Lookout
  10. Camp Fortune
  11. Visitor Centre

Accessibility

All stops are accessible to persons with reduced mobility. All shuttles are equipped with an access ramp and low floor.

Guidelines

  • Masks are mandatory aboard the shuttle.
  • A vaccine passport is not required to board the shuttle.
  • Keep physically distanced from others while waiting for the shuttle.
  • Board at the front of the shuttle and exit at the rear.

Know before you go

  • Safety: Engaging in outdoor activities involves certain risks. Plan a safe and enjoyable outing by following our safety tips.
  • Biking: All shuttles are equipped with a bike rack; first-come, first-served.
  • In-line skating: In-line skates and roller skis are not permitted on the parkways when the shuttle is running.
  • Strollers: Strollers are allowed on board STO buses.
  • Dogs: According to STO policy, only guide dogs and service dogs are allowed on board STO buses. In Gatineau Park, dogs must be on a leash at all times, and are not allowed on the Pink Lake or King Mountain trails, or in picnic areas.
  • Cellphone reception: Cellphone signal reception varies depending on the telephone service provider and the location in the Park (including the parkways sector).
  • Drinking water: Drinking fountains are available at four locations in the park. Bring your water bottle.

The free NCC shuttle is provided in partnership with the Société de transport de l’Outaouais and Camp Fortune.