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Gatineau Park, Gatineau

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Must see · Hiking Trail · Nature / Park
Get lost in the dense woodland of Gatineau Park, a nature reserve boasting lakes, hiking trails, and scenic views. Keep an eye out for a range of bird species, including the pileated woodpecker, turkey vulture, and common loon. The 361 sq km (139 sq mi) park, one of the biggest in the country, is particularly well known for the Pink Lake hike. Trek the path to enjoy incredible views of the lake and the park's ever changing colorful trees. Other activities include renting a canoe, taking the Skyline trail, mountain biking, and skiing. Arrange your visit to Gatineau Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in Gatineau using our Gatineau trip planner.
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  • The road leading to the lake was closed so we made a slight alteration and parked at corner of a cross road and walked in. Hike was pretty. Quite a few stairs with beautiful views.  more »
  • Can’t go wrong with a visit it the park - very beautiful lakes, and walks - great facilities - well maintained - very clean and lots of convid stands (soap stations). Trails well marked. Great...  more »
  • We did a guided snowshoeing excursion with a naturalist. She was very knowledgeable. We learned about trees, animals and their tracks. The trail was just long enough. It was very enjoyable and it was free! I highly recommend.
  • Gatineau Park is huge - I want to share one aspect of it I think they have killed. Near the Parkway there is a great tube slide for the family that should be checked out. They have tubes to slide and a tow rope to get you back to the top of the hill. The kids just loved it and we think anybody with kids will love this too.
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