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Canada. National Capital Commission

Site: Gatineau Park

Service: Winter Activities

Alternate Name OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Chelsea
Address & Map
Gatineau Park Visitor Centre
33 Scott Rd
Chelsea, QC J9B 1A5
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Mailing Address c/o National Capital Commission 
40 Elgin St, Suite 202 
Ottawa, ON K1P 1C7
Bus Route Notes Very limited access by public transportation (STO & Transcollines)
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Parking Free parking, except at P2$ (Relais Plein Air)
Description and Services
Description (Service) Services Gatineau Park: Winter trails map * cross-country ski trails * snowshoe trails * hiking trails * snow bike trails * snowshoe rentals * eight heated shelters * overnight camping (tent and ready-to-camp units)  
Phone inquiries: automated service is updated regularly
Hours Phone inquiries * Gatineau Park Visitor Centre Mon-Sun 9 am-5 pm, May-Oct * Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm, Sat-Sun 9 am-5 pm, Nov-Apr
Areas Served Gatineau ; Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information.
Languages English ; French
Fees Admission - For cross country skiing, snowshoeing and snow biking ; Season passes can be purchashed online or in person. Daily passes can be purchased in person at the Gatineau Park Visitor Centre or any of the 16 parking lots giving direct access to the trails. Visitors can also use a library card to borrow a daily pass from participating public libraries. See website for more information.
Service Categories Skiing ; Snowshoeing ; Weather Reports
Contact Information
Office Phone 819-827-2020
Toll Free Phone 1-866-456-3016
Crisis Phone 613-239-5353
Social Media Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter YouTube
Primary Executive Annie Lapointe, Supervisor, Information Services - Gatineau Park; Phone: 613-239-5678 ext 6052
Other Details
Established Gatineau Park: 1937
Funding Federal ; Fees - park admission
Print Material Winter Trails Map * General Winter Map * Camping map
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Parliament in 1959 (Crown Corporation)

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