Discover 12 Spots to Enjoy the Fall Colours in Gatineau Park
Gatineau Park is full of unique and fascinating places to view the magnificent fall colours. Of course, there are several “must-see” spots, such as the lookouts, parkways and Pink Lake. But the Park also has many hidden gems that are worth checking out, and where the leaves are just as beautiful.. So why not explore a different part of the Park and make some new discoveries!
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New discoveries: Camping, covered bridge, festivities
Cross Loop Road
Hike or bike on Cross Loop Road + covered bridge + photo ops at beautiful Meech Creek Valley
Photo © Matthew Farfan
Three weekends of fall festivities + unveilings + shows + community events
For families: Picnics and biking
Barbecue at Philippe Lake + walk on Breton Beach + game of Frisbee
3-km bike ride on the north section of Short Loops in the Park + stop halfway at a park bench for a break and a snack
Hike to Luskville Falls + stunning variety of trees as the hike takes you higher
For couples: Peace and tranquility
La Pêche Lake
Canoe-camping* at La Pêche Lake + read a book under the colourful tree canopy
Relax at the Wakefield Mill + hike on newly refurbished trail 52
© Wakefield Mill Hotel and Spa
For adventurers: From cave to treetop
20-km mountain bike loop starting at P17 + picnic on Breton Beach at Philippe Lake
Hike to Lusk Cave + colourful variety of mature trees along the way
Visit Camp Fortune’s Aerial Park and zip lines + ride the chairlift to the top for a breathtaking view + Sunday brunch + fall colours activities
© Camp Fortune aerial park and zip lines
Please check the Things to do section of the menu on the left side of this page for more information.
Plan your outing, and don’t forget to check for seasonal road closures.
Please help protect Gatineau Park: leave no trace.