Know before you go
The roads leading to the lookouts are open to motor vehicles on a variable schedule. Check out the parkway schedule before leaving.
Champlain Lookout, at the top of Eardley Escarpment on the Champlain Parkway, offers the best-known and most popular view in Gatineau Park.
Étienne Brûlé Lookout
The Étienne Brûlé Lookout, also on the Champlain Parkway, offers a stunning view of the Ottawa River. The area is a popular picnic location, and it connects to hiking and mountain biking trails.
The Huron Lookout is the first lookout you see when driving along the Champlain Parkway toward Champlain Lookout. From this place on the Eardley Escarpment, you can see the Aylmer section of Gatineau and the west end of Ottawa.
Pink Lake Lookout
The Pink Lake Lookout offers a view of one of the most mysterious lakes in the Park. You can learn about its interesting ecology, and further explore the landscape by taking the trail that leads around the lake.
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