Winter in the Outaouais: 7 popular attractions

Published on December 18 2020

These seven Outaouais treasures will help you make the most of winter! From skating in the forest to going for a dogsled ride, from tasting local wines and chocolates to spending a night among wolves, you’ll be delighted by what the region has to offer.

We encourage you to consult and follow your local COVID-19 safety regulations and check with attractions before visiting.

Skating Through the Forest | In the Heart of Lac-des-Loups


Where

9 Montée Beausoleil, Lac-des-Loups

Cost

Adult: $14 | Child: $10 | 5 and under: Free | Family: $41

Good to know

Check the update on the website before you go. Activities available at the site: snowshoeing, walking and skating. Are you likely to visit the rink more than once during the winter? Season passes are also available.

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Parc des Montagnes Noires de Ripon


Where

39 Montagne-Noire Road, Ripon

Cost

Residents of the Papineau RCM : Infant/toddler: Free | Child: $3 | Adult: $6 | Family: $17 | Non-residents: Infant/toddler: Free | Child: $4 | Adult: $8 | Family : $20

Good to know

Dogs on leash are welcome. You can rent several types of outdoor equipment on site: tubes, fat bike, snowshoes, cross-country skis, runner sleds, etc.

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Ferme L’Aventure


Where

6 McCrank Road, Low

Cost

Rates vary according to the excursion chosen. Starting at $80 per adult and $60 per child under 12 (accompanied by an adult).

Good to know

Activities available (reservations required): Dogsled rides, harvesting maple sap in spring, visiting farm animals, and spending the night in a shelter in the heart of nature.

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HOM Mini Cottages


Where

32 Du Saphir Road, Val-des-Monts

Cost

From $250 + tax per night

Good to know

The cottages, each equipped with a private hot tub, can sleep 2 to 4 people. Several winter activities can be practised nearby: skating, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing (snowshoe rental available), and ice fishing.

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Parc Oméga Wolf Cabin


Where

399 Route 323 North, Montebello

Cost

From $549 per night (for up to 4 people)

Good to know

Your cabin reservation fee includes admission to Parc Oméga. Discover the many activities offered at the park this winter: you can go snowshoeing (snowshoe rental available), skate on the outdoor ice trail, ride a horse-drawn sleigh, and warm up beside a huge outdoor fireplace!

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Little Red Wagon Winery


Where

165-C Calumet Road West, Clarendon

Cost

From $18 per bottle (P’tit Blanc, P’tit Rosé, P’tit Rouge)

Good to know

Order your wine online, then visit the winery to pick up your order. The wines are made from northern grape varieties grown on the property.

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ChocoMotive


Where

502 Notre-Dame Street, Montebello

Good to know

Montebello’s artisanal chocolate shop uses only certified organic and fair trade chocolate, sugar and cocoa. Its products are also available in its online store.

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Plan your next getaway!

In the Outaouais, the possibilities are almost endless, and we bet youll discover other wonderful places to enjoy. Take a look at our winter tour routes for inspiration! Are you more into cocooning and relaxation? Treat yourself to a spa experience at home. When it comes to taking care of yourself and enjoying the cold season, anything goes! 

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