Minutes away from Wakefield, the Gatineau Park offers plenty of family friendly camping options. Summer camping season runs from May 13 to October 9, 2016.
Reservations are accepted starting on February 15, 2016
The Park’s three campgrounds located at Philippe, Taylor and La Pêche lakes offer over 300 semi-rustic campsites, as well as 10 ready-to-camp units, including 2 new cabins.
Reservations are required. Pets are not allowed camping in the Gatineau Park.
Several canoe camping options exist for people looking for a more remote experience. Located about 50 minutes North of Wakefield, Poisson Blanc Regional Parc is a popular venue for canoe camping. The Poisson Blanc Lake campsites are located on islands or peninsulas and only accessible by boat. Rustic and isolated, they offer an exceptional camping experience on a vast stretch of water where you have the privilege of having no close neighbours. Sites must be reserved before your arrival.
A little closer to home, Lac La Pêche in the Gatineau Park also offers canoe camping sites. Campsites are located at various distances from the access point. The travelling time required to reach a campsite varies from 30 to 90 minutes. Dogs and pets are not allowed at Lac La Pêche campsites.
During winter, the Gatineau Park offers several winter camping options for the outdoor enthusiast. Winter camping season in the Gatineau Park runs from November 15, 2015 to April 15, 2016.
Choose from four-season tents, yurts, cabins or winter campsites, and enjoy an overnight stay in the great outdoors, just minutes from Wakefield. Ski or snowshoe into your cabin or campsite, and build a fire with the wood provided. Water delivery options are also available.
Reservations are required. Pets are not allowed camping in the Gatineau Park. It is recommended that individuals never winter camp alone…travel safe, bring a friend.