Canada’s Capital Region’s conservation park.
Guides the development, use and management of Gatineau Park.
One of the best ways to explore Gatineau Park is by bike.
Gatineau Park is open year-round, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week — except during closures for severe weather.
Just a few minutes from downtown Ottawa, Gatineau Park offers one of the largest networks of trails in North America. There is a fee to access the cross-country ski, snowshoe and snow biking trails. You can purchase a daily pass, or save with a season pass. Be sure to wear your pass in plain view.
Gatineau Park has a long human history.
Gatineau Park’s parkways and access roads are sometimes closed to cars and other motor vehicles to support recreation in the Park.
Gatineau Park is a rich and unique area, with a long history.
How would you like to spend the afternoon canoeing on a lake surrounded by nature? Meech Lake, Philippe Lake and La Pêche Lake in Gatineau Park are perfect places for canoeing and kayaking.