Cross-country skiing and showshoeing

In the Outaouais, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are a way of life. In fact, we can practically leave the office, put on our skis and head on home—there are trails almost everywhere! In town or in the countryside, on the edge of a lake or in the heart of Gatineau Park, one of the largest networks of cross-country ski trails in North America awaits you. Skate skiers welcome! Groomed trails or off-piste, easy or difficult, for a one-hour excursion or a few days, the scenery will be enchanting. If you’re out for awhile, you can warm up in a variety of shelters, from a rustic yurt in Gatineau Park to a luxurious suite at the Château Montebello. For adventurous souls, there’s a trail leading to a mysterious cave ... An unforgettable adventure that your children will be talking about for a long time. You’ll see that in the Outaouais, there’s lots to discover.

540 km
km of cross-country ski trails