A woman holding up her pass

There is a fee to access the cross-country ski, snowshoe and snow biking trails in Gatineau Park. You can purchase a daily pass, or save with a season pass. Be sure to wear your pass in plain view.

Daily passes

Available at the Visitor Centre, at the parking lots (cash, exact amount only) and online.

2021-2022 Rates

Daily passes
Cross-country ski, snowshoe and snow biking
Snowshoeing and snow biking
Adult (Age 18 to 59)
$20
$10
Youth (Age 13 to 17)
Student (Age 18 and over)
Senior (Age 60 and over)
$15
$7
Family (Maximum two adults and three youths)
$45
$24


  • Including tax. Shipping fee applies to online transactions.
  • Group rates: 10% discount on purchase of 10 to 24 passes; 15% discount on purchase of 25 or more passes. Does not apply to family rate.
  • Full-time students (aged 25 and over) must purchase their pass at the Visitor Centre to take advantage of the student rate. Valid student ID and course schedule are required. 
  • Free access to all trails for children age 12 and under.

    Discount for members of partner centres

    Do you have a season pass from another ski centre? Members of the following centres receive a 50% discount on a Gatineau Park daily pass:

    If you have a Gatineau Park season pass, you can also get discounts at the ski centres listed above. Please contact the ski centre you'll be visiting to find out how to obtain your discount on a daily pass.

    Season passes

    Available at the Visitor Centre and online starting on October 26.

    2021-2022 Rates

    Cross-country ski, snowshoe and snow biking
    Presale
    October 26 to November 30, 2021
    Regular
    Starting December 1, 2021
    Adult (Age 18 to 59)
    $179.36
    $208.10
    Student (Age 18 and over)
    Senior 
    (Age 60 and over)
    $112.68
    $129.92
    Youth (Age 13 to 17)
    $98.88
    $113.83
    Family (Maximum two adults and three youths)
    $405.86
    $467.95

    Snowshoeing and snow biking

    Presale
    October 26 to November 30, 2021

    Regular
    Starting December 1, 2021

    Adult (Age 18 to 59)

    $54.04
    $62.09

    Student (Age 18 and over)
    Senior
    (Age 60 and over)

    $44.84
    $51.73

    Youth (Age 13 to 17)

    $40.24
    $47.14

    Family (Maximum two adults and three youths)

    $142.57
    $166.71

    • Including tax. Shipping fee applies to online transactions.
    • Full-time students (aged 25 and over) must contact us by phone at 819-827-2020 (option 3, Demsis) to take advantage of the student rate. Valid student ID and course schedule are required. 
    • Free access to all trails for children age 12 and under.
    • No exchange or refund.

    Advantages of buying a season pass

    • two free daily passes for guests
    • 50% discount on a daily pass at partner ski centres
    • weekly email updates on trail grooming operations and trail recommendations for the weekend

    Borrow a Free Pass From the Library

    Use your library card to borrow a daily pass from public libraries in Ottawa, Gatineau and the Outaouais region and access the cross-country ski, snowshoe and snow biking trails for free. Visit the libraries’ websites to learn more about terms and conditions.

    This service is provided through a partnership between the NCC and the municipal library systems in Canada’s Capital Region.