Accommodations — Winter

Accommodations — Winter
Accommodations — Winter

Extend your winter adventure by staying overnight in the forests of Gatineau Park. The Park has 12 ready-to-camp units (cabins, yurts and four-season tents) and winter campsites, which are accessible via ski and snowshoe trails. The winter season for camping and ready-to-camp lodgings runs from mid-November to mid-April. Stay during the week and get a 30% discount.

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Ready-to-Camp Units — Winter

Are you a nature enthusiast who prefers a little more comfort? Reserve a ready-to-camp unit for your stay in Gatineau Park!

There are four cabins, four yurts and four four-season tents available during the winter. Each unit has beds and a source of heat; the differences between them are primarily related to their structures.

Four-Season Tents: Rectangular tent-shaped shelter, set on a wooden platform

Yurts: Circular structure with a cone-shaped roof, set on a wooden platform

Cabins: Wooden building

Four-Season Tents

Four-Season Tent

Four-Season Tents — Philippe Lake

There are four 4-Season tents at the Philippe Lake campground! Experience an overnight stay at one of the campsites equipped with a four-season tent!

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Cost:

  • Weekends**: $125 per night*
  • Weeknights (Sunday to Thursday): $87 per night*
  • Additional cost: $5* per person per night for those without a season ski pass
    $3* per person per night for those without a season snowshoe pass

Accommodates: four people

Features:

  • Rectangular tent-shaped shelter set on a wooden platform.
  • Number of sites: four (site nos. 254, 255, 257 and 258)
  • Three-level bunk bed (one double mattress; two single mattresses)
  • Refrigerator
  • Double-burner propane stove
  • Wood stove
  • You must bring your own water. The four-season tent has no nearby source of drinking water, and no electricity.

Washrooms: There is an outhouse.

Parking: You can park for free in the P19 parking lot. From the parking lot, you can ski (3.4 km) or snowshoe (3.9 km) to the four-season tents.

Pets: Dogs and pets are not allowed in the four-season tents.

Yurts

Yurt

Ohomisi Yurt

You can sleep in comfort at the Ohomisi Yurt, which is at the entrance to Taylor Lake.

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Cost:

  • Weekends**: $165 per night*
  • Weeknights (Sunday to Thursday): $115 per night*
  • Additional cost: $5* per person per night for those without a season ski pass

Accommodates: six people

Features:

  • Circular structure with a cone-shaped roof, set on a wooden platform.
  • Two bunk beds and two pullout beds (six single mattresses)
  • Refrigerator
  • Double-burner propane stove
  • Wood stove
  • You must bring your own water. The yurt has no nearby source of drinking water, and no electricity.

Washrooms: There is an outhouse.

Parking: You can park for free in the P19 parking lot. It is a 5 km ski from the parking lot to the yurt. This yurt is not accessible by snowshoe.

Pets: Dogs and pets are not allowed in the yurt.

Cabin

Richard Lake Yurt

At Richard Lake you can get away from it all. Ski through back-country trails left in their natural state to arrive at this yurt. This very basic portable shelter is the most rustic of the Park's yurts.

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Cost:

  • Weekends**: $165 per night*
  • Weeknights (Sunday to Thursday): $115 per night*
  • Additional cost: $5* per person per night for those without a season ski pass

Accommodates: six people

Features:

  • Circular structure with a cone-shaped roof, set on a wooden platform.
  • Two bunk beds and two pullout beds (six single mattresses)
  • Wood stove
  • You must bring your own water. The yurt has no nearby source of drinking water, and no electricity.

Washrooms: There is an outhouse.

Parking: You can park for free in the P19 parking lot. It is a 12.5 km ski through groomed and natural trails from the parking lot to the yurt. This yurt is not accessible by snowshoe.

Pets: Dogs and pets are not allowed in the yurt.

Cabin

Taylor Lake Yurt

The Taylor Lake Yurt offers the comforts of a cabin on the shore of Taylor Lake.

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Cost:

  • Weekends**: $165 per night*
  • Weeknights (Sunday to Thursday): $115 per night*
  • Additional cost: $5* per person per night for those without a season ski pass

Accommodates: six people

Features:

  • Circular structure with a cone-shaped roof, set on a wooden platform.
  • Two bunk beds and two pullout beds (six single mattresses)
  • Refrigerator
  • Double-burner propane stove
  • Wood stove
  • You must bring your own water. The yurt has no nearby source of drinking water, and no electricity.

Washrooms: There is an outhouse.

Parking: You can park for free in the P19 parking lot. It is a 6 km ski from the parking lot to the yurt. This yurt is not accessible by snowshoe.

Pets: Dogs and pets are not allowed in the yurt.

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Wanakiwin Yurt

The Wanakiwin Yurt offers the comforts of a cabin in the heart of the Philippe Lake campground.

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Cost:

  • Weekends**: $165 per night*
  • Weeknights (Sunday to Thursday): $115 per night*
  • Additional cost: $5* per person per night for those without a season ski pass
    $3* per person per night for those without a season snowshoe pass

Accommodates: six people

Features:

  • Circular structure with a cone-shaped roof, set on a wooden platform.
  • Two bunk beds and two pullout beds (six single mattresses)
  • Refrigerator
  • Double-burner propane stove
  • Wood stove
  • You must bring your own water. The yurt has no nearby source of drinking water, and no electricity.

Washrooms: There is an outhouse.

Parking: You can park for free in the P19 parking lot. From the parking lot you can ski (3.4 km) or snowshoe (3.8 km) to the yurt.

Pets: Dogs and pets are not allowed in the yurt.

Cabins

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Brown Lake Cabin

Brown Lake Cabin, renovated in fall 2012, is partially powered by solar energy. The cabin is in the northeastern part of Gatineau Park, one of the most peaceful spots in the Park.

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Cost:

  • Weekends**: $430 per night*
  • Weeknights (Sunday to Thursday): $215 per night*
  • Additional cost: $5* per person per night for those without a season ski pass
    $3* per person per night for those without a season snowshoe pass

Accommodates: 17 people

Features:

  • Wooden building
  • Bunk beds (17 single mattresses)
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Electric heat
  • Wood stove
  • You must bring your own water. The cabin has no nearby source of drinking water.
  • There is electricity, but no electrical outlets.

Washrooms: There is an outhouse.

Parking: You can park for free in the P17 parking lot. From the parking lot, you can ski (3 km) or snowshoe (2 km) to the cabin.

Pets: Dogs and pets are not allowed in the cabin.

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The Pines Cabin

The Pines Cabin was completely renovated in the fall of 2011.

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Cost:

  • Weekends**: $165 per night*
  • Weeknights (Sunday to Thursday): $115 per night*
  • Additional cost: $5* per person per night for those without a season ski pass
    $3* per person per night for those without a season snowshoe pass

Accommodates: six people

Features:

  • Wooden building
  • Three bunk beds (six single mattresses)
  • Wood stove
  • You must bring your own water. The cabin has no nearby source of drinking water, and no electricity.

Washrooms: There is an outhouse.

Parking: You can park for free in the P19 parking lot. From the parking lot you can ski (2.5 km) or snowshoe (3.9 km) to the cabin.

Pets: Dogs and pets are not allowed in the cabin.

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Lusk Lake Cabin

The Lusk Lake Cabin is at the end of the Park's Nature and Tranquility ski route. By day, it is a shelter for all who use the trails. From 4 pm to 10 am, it is reserved for the exclusive use of the overnight stay permit holder.

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Cost:

  • Weekends**: $165 per night*
  • Weeknights (Sunday to Thursday): $115 per night*
  • Additional cost: $5* per person per night for those without a season ski pass

Accommodates: six people

Features:

  • Wooden building
  • Three bunk beds (six single mattresses)
  • Wood stove
  • You must bring your own water. The cabin has no nearby source of drinking water, and no electricity.

Washrooms: There is an outhouse.

Parking: You can park for free in the P19 parking lot. It is a 5.6 km ski from the parking lot to the cabin. This cabin is not accessible by snowshoe.

Pets: Dogs and pets are not allowed in the cabin.

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Philippe Cabin

The Philippe Cabin is one of the larger cabins.

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Cost:

  • Weekends**: $280 per night*
  • Weeknights (Sunday to Thursday): $196 per night*
  • Additional cost: $5* per person per night for those without a season ski pass
    $3* per person per night for those without a season snowshoe pass

Accommodates: 10 people

Features:

  • Wooden building
  • Five bunk beds (10 single mattresses)
  • Wood stove
  • You must bring your own water. The cabin has no nearby source of drinking water, and no electricity.

Washrooms: There is an outhouse.

Parking: You can park for free in the P19 parking lot. From the parking lot, you can ski (2.8 km) or snowshoe (3.2 km) to the cabin.

Pets: Dogs and pets are not allowed in the yurt.

Winter Camping

During the winter, you can camp near Philippe Lake in the northern section of Gatineau Park. There are five campsites: three individual sites and two group sites, for camping in tents only.

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Individual sites

Number of sites: five (sites R1 to R5, located on the Renaud Lake loop)

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Cost:

Accommodates: Maximum two tents per site

Features:

  • Heated shelter is not available at any site.
  • Firewood is provided.

Washrooms: Outhouses are available.

Parking: You can park for free in the P19 parking lot. From the parking lot, you can ski (2.6 km) or snowshoe (3.5 km) to the winter campsites.

Pets: Dogs and pets are not allowed at the campsites.

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Group sites

Number of sites: two (Group site nos. 4 and 5)

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Cost:

  • $130 per night* (minimum of eight people is recommended)
  • Additional cost: $5* per person per night for those without a season ski pass.
    $3* per person per night for those without a season snowshoe pass
    The maximum charge is $25 per group.

Accommodates: 25 people

Features:

  • Heated shelter is not available at any site.
  • Firewood is provided.

Washrooms: Outhouses are available.

Parking: You can park for free in the P19 parking lot. From the parking lot, you can ski (3.2 km) or snowshoe (3.1 km) to the winter campsites.

Pets: Dogs and pets are not allowed at the campsites.

Inn

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The Wakefield Mill

Looking for the perfect place for a luxurious getaway? The Wakefield Mill is an enchanting inn, located in the heart of Wakefield village, in the northeast corner of Gatineau Park.

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* INCLUDING TAX
** WEEKENDS: FRIDAY, SATURDAY, AND STATUTORY AND SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

Reservations

Reservations are required, and are made on a first-come, first-served basis. The reservation period for winter ready-to-camp lodgings and winter camping begins at 9 am on November 1 each year.

Online:

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By telephone:

819-827-2020 or 1-866-456-3016 (toll-free)
613-239-5090 (TTY) or 1-866-661-3530 (TTY toll-free)

In person:

Gatineau Park Visitor Centre
33 Scott Road
Chelsea QC  J9B 1R5

Please note that alcohol and pets are not permitted at Gatineau Park campsites, or in ready-to-camp units.

Services

Request must be made at least 48 hours prior to the stay.

  Cost Ready-to-Camp Units
Baggage delivery $55 (one way) Four-season tents, cabins (except Brown Lake Cabin), yurts (except Richard Lake Yurt)
$135 (one way) Brown Lake Cabin
$160 (one way) Richard Lake Yurt
Water delivery $18 Four-season tents, cabins (except Brown Lake Cabin), yurts (except Richard Lake Yurt)
$35 Brown Lake Cabin
$40 Richard Lake Yurt
Water purchase $20 for 18 L  

Tax included.