Fall activities

Forget dull and dreary: fall in the Outaouais is a riot of colours and flavours. It's the season for bringing in the harvest, picking grapes, snuggling into your woollies and admiring the fall colours before the snow flies. Go apple-picking in one of our orchards, and sample our local cidersdefinitely worth the trip! Celebrate the harvest at the Fairmont Le Château Montebello Wine Festival and the Casino du Lac-Leamy Rendez-vous des saveurs wine and food show. There are lots of ways to view the fall colours: on horseback, on an electric ATV at Camp Explora, by bike, or on foot! A hike in Gatineau Park, with its huge trail network,is a great way to immerse yourself in the fall landscape. And for a closeup view of autumn's majesty, take a chairlift up a mountain slope or visit one of our aerial parks. Once youre back on firm ground, pick out the perfect pumpkin at Potager Eardley. As evening falls, the house is filled with the tantalizing aroma of butternut squash soupmade with squash you picked yourself!

observation towers for admiring the fall colours