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Parks & nature in Gatineau River

Park
“Our favorite park nearby for year long activities: Beautiful walking trails, plenty of bicycle trails, downhill skiing Camp Fortune site, cross country ski site for winter, zip-line site for summer fun, beaches, an exhibit on ecosystems, awesome sprint/fall color, all you can play just half an hour away!”
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“The Gatineau Park is a national park. It offers lakes for swimming, trails for walking, hiking, skiing, mountain biking. The Parkways within the park are turned over to cyclists on Sundays, just don't tell them it isn't theirs the rest of the time. Serious triathletes train here (swimming in Meech Lake), as do leasure cyclists wanting a hilly challenge. Runners train with a whistle to ward off the occasionnal bear and cub or insistant Canada geese. The old Carbide Mill ruinsat Meech Lake are as close as you can get to a nude beach in Ottawa...”
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Park
“The most beautiful parc around. You need private transportation. There are plenty of trails you could enjoy, the closest one starts in the little quint village of Old Chelsea, 30 minutes drive maximum from here.”
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Scenic Viewpoint
“Champlain Lookout, at the top of Eardley Escarpment on the Champlain Parkway, offers the best-known and most popular view in Gatineau Park.”
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Natural Feature
“Lusk Cave is in the Philippe Lake area, about five kilometres from Parent Beach. It is an easy hike on trails that feature interpretation panels along the way. The 10-kilometre round trip takes about four hours. In the cave itself, water levels can be as high as a metre or more. It is recommended that cave explorers bring an extra pair of shoes, flashlight and safety helmet. Sandals and rubber boots are not recommended footwear.”
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Park
“ Hiking and Walking in Gatineau Park. Whether you are new to the activity or already an avid hiker, Gatineau Park offers excellent spots ”
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Park
“Easy 2.1km hike around the green... Pink Lake. It's a great way to see Gatineau Park if you're looking for something short and sweet. Trail is meticulously maintained, with wooden boardwalks and stairs in some places. This trail can get pretty busy during "peak times" on weekends; I'd aim to go early in the morning or late afternoon.”
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Park
“Cool off after a hot day or just relax on the each for that summer tan. While doing that take in some nature and walk along the Lac Leamy trails along the river.”
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Lake
“Pink lake trail is an easily walk-able trail surrounding a unique mini-ecosystem, and a great introduction to Parc de la Gatineau.”
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Scenic Viewpoint
“The Pink Lake Lookout is on the Gatineau Parkway near the Park’s southern entrance. View one of the most mysterious lakes in the Park and learn about its interesting ecology. If you’d like to explore further, there is a trail around the lake.”
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Ski Area
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Park
“Easy trail that can be extended to go to the Mackenzie King Estate, which we recommend. Bring a lunch and sit around the Estate, they have gorgeous gardens and ruins. ”
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