The Relais plein air du parc de la Gatineau is a main starting point for outdoor enthusiasts. Located close to downtown, it provides direct access to Gatineau Park trails, as well as a range of services, outdoor programs and special events that are organized year-round.

You can also rent equipmen, including inclusive equipments for people with disabilities, and buy trail maps as well as Park passes at the Relais plein air. And the Café des sentiers is a great place to enjoy a bite to eat by the fire after your outing in the Park.


  • Waxing room
  • Café des sentiers
  • Washroom
  • Meeting room and classrooms
  • Classic cross-country ski, snowshoe and fat bike rentals
  • Large, free parking lot (P2)
  • Accessible by public transit

The Relais plein air is operated by a non-profit organization in collaboration with the NCC and other partners. Club Skinouk, Kinéactif, FC Outaouais and the Gatineau Loppet also operate from the Relais location.

Hours and contact info

The Relais plein air is located at 397 Boulevard de la Cité-des-Jeunes in Gatineau.

Visit the website for more information about services and hours.

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