Gatineau Park’s parkways and access roads are sometimes closed to motor vehicles to support recreation in the Park.

Ongoing closures

Parkways and access roads annual schedules

Champlain, Gatineau, Fortune Lake and Mackenzie King parkways

  • As part of a pilot project, these parkways are open only to active users from Monday to Saturday, as well as on Sunday morning, until September 25, 2020.
  • From September 26 to October 25, 2020, they are open only for active users every day until noon. Motor vehicles can access them daily from noon until 30 minutes after sunset.
  • In winter, they become cross-country ski trails, and are not accessible to motor vehicles.

Philippe Lake Parkway

  • Open during summer camping season (from mid-May until Thanksgiving Monday).
  • During the winter, the parkway becomes a cross-country ski trail.

La Pêche Lake access road

  • Open during summer camping season (from mid-May until Thanksgiving Monday). 
  • The road is not accessible in winter.

Luskville Falls access road

  • Open from noon on the last Friday in April until the end of October.
  • The road is not accessible in winter.

Note: Dates are subject to change, and may be earlier or later depending on weather conditions