Youre naturally inquisitive, and that's a good thing, because the Outaouais is packed with things to learn and discover. Did you know that Maniwaki is world famous for its expertise in forest fire prevention? Did you know that you can help release little fawns into the wild at the White-Tail Deer Interpretation Centre? Learn all about the life cycle of the walleye, from egg to hook. Wield a bow saw like an old-time logger. Visit two of our country's most important institutions, the Parliament Buildings and the Supreme Court of Canada. Listen to local legends told by a First Nations chief. Attend a spectacular airshow of vintage aircraft. Inspect a gigantic hydroelectric turbine that's been in operation for nearly a century. After visiting our various interpretation centres, youll honestly be able to say youre smarter and better informed than you were before!
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You'll need more than just a day to explore the Vallée de la Gatineau. Does your family crave adventure? Climb higher and see farther on this route, which includes some spectacular terrain, a visit to a vibrant Aboriginal community and an encounter with firefighters. Pack a picnic and start your excursion at Mount Morissette, just 90 minutes from Gatineau. After that, head to Maniwaki for more adventures!