National parks and reserves
Admire the fall colours in the Outaouais region
The fall colours will be at their peak this week in the Outaouais region. Here are three suggestions of activities to get you out into that crisp autumn air:
Festival de la marche (Hiking Festival) in Duhamel
On October 11 and 12, the municipality of Duhamel hosts the annual Festival de la marche (Hiking Festival) organized by the Quebec Hiking Federation. The weekend program includes walks and hikes along the municipality’s trail network, a yoga session, lectures, kids’ activities and lots more.
Brunches and chairlift rides at Camp Fortune
On October 12, 13 and 19, Camp Fortune is offering a unique fall package. Start your visit with a hearty brunch, then take the Skyline chair to the top for a 360‑degree view of the autumn landscape.
12 spots to enjoy the fall colours in Gatineau Park
Gatineau Park is a gigantic playground where the fall colours are absolutely spectacular at this time of year. To help you make the most of your visit, the National Capital Commission has listed 12 top viewing spots. From secluded campsites to hilltop lookouts and road bike and mountain bike trails, the Park has many hidden gems that are worth checking out.
Photo: Camp Fortune