In summer, payment is required at Gatineau Park beach parking lots and boat launch areas, Leamy Lake Park and Mackenzie King Estate. All other Gatineau Park parking lots are free.

The NCC offers four hours of free parking at paid parking lots for vehicles displaying an accessible parking permit.

Paid parking

Mackenzie King Estate (P6)
June 14 to October 27, 2024
9 am to 6 pm

Meech Lake (P11, P12, P13)
June 14 to September 2, 2024
9 am to 7 pm

Philippe Lake (P20, boat launch and Parent Beach) and La Pêche Lake
June 14 to September 2, 2024
8 am to 8 pm

Leamy Lake Park
June 14 to September 2, 2024
7 am to 10 pm

Daily rates

Vehicle type
Fees (including taxes)
Vehicles (max. 8 passengers)
$2.50 / 30 min. (max. $13.50/day)
Minibus (9 to 20 passengers)
Bus (21 or more passengers)

Important: Rates can change without notice and may vary according to your group composition and the date of your visit.

Payment methods

  • Mackenzie King Estate and Meech Lake: credit cards and exact change only (machine does not provide change)
  • Philippe Lake, La Pêche Lake and Leamy Lake Park: debit or credit cards, bills or coins at the toll booth; exit gates accept credit cards only.

Season permit

Season permits are valid at all Gatineau Park and Leamy lake Park paid parking lots. Parking lot capacity is limited; season permits do not guarantee a parking space.

* Permits can be purchased on the Precise Parklink website. Your personal payment information will be collected by a trusted third party and stored by the NCC to respect your privacy.

Fees (including taxes)
Season permit
Secure smart card (issuance fee**)

  • All sales are final.
  • Mailed in 5 to 10 business days.
** If you already have a secure smart card from a previous year, you can reuse it. There is no issuance fee for its reactivation.

Fees help to cover many things, including lifeguards and interpretation staff, and maintenance of facilities such as parking lots, change rooms, museums and toilets.

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