Road Closures in Gatineau Park

Photo of a closed parkway in Gatineau Park
Road closures in Gatineau Park

Gatineau Park's parkways and access roads are sometimes closed to cars and other motor vehicles to support recreation in the Park.

Winter Road Closures: Late October to Mid-May

In winter, all parkways and some access roads are closed to motor vehicles, and converted into cross-country ski trails.

Schedule for Seasonal Road Closures in Gatineau Park
  Winter Road Closure Spring Road Reopening

Gatineau Park parkways

(Gatineau, Champlain, and Fortune Lake Parkways)

Fourth Sunday in October, at 5 pm

May 12, at noon

Initially scheduled to open on May 5th. Postponed to May 12th due to exceptional weather conditions.

Philippe Lake Parkway

(P19 parking lot is accessible all year)

Thanksgiving Monday, at 5 pm Mid-May (noon on the day the Philippe Lake campground reopens)

La Pêche Lake access road

Thanksgiving Monday, at 5 pm Mid-May (noon on the day the La Pêche Lake campground reopens)

Luskville Falls access road

Fourth Sunday in October, at 5 pm Last Friday in April, at noon
Note: These dates may change without notice.