Status of Gatineau Park’s cross-country ski, snowshoe and snow bike network and grooming operations
Overall ski conditions
100% of the ski trail network is recommended! Congratulations to the maintenance team for their hard work in providing good ski conditions following the recent meteorological events. The last snowfall helped bring back good ski conditions to some trails previously affected by rocks or icy sections. All parking lots remain recommended as starting points.A beautiful sunny weekend is forecasted ! Enjoy it! Trails might freeze in the mornings but ski conditions should be excellent.The forecasted weather seems to be in favor of good ski conditions until March 31st . The conditions will be reassessed in April..
The maintenance team went out last night and plans to work every day this weekend.
Gatineau Park’s South sector
Parkways and trails: The parkway and trail network in the southern sector will be groomed this weekend.
Gatineau Park’s North sector
Trails: The trails in the northern sector will also be groomed this weekend.
Following the most recent snowfall, the backcountry trails are all recommended by patrollers. The base is hard and covered with a thin layer of fresh snow.
Feel free to consult the interactive map to get a better sense of trail network progress: https://ncc-ccn.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=9fb8f1b699fb4653b14ec9f06e3f7ed7
Other winter activities
80% of the snowshoe trail network is recommended while 100% of the snow bike trail network is recommended. All hiking trails remain accessible. Please consult our webpage : http://www.ncc-ccn.gc.ca/places-to-visit/gatineau-park/snowshoe-snow-bike-trail-conditions. Please note that Parking Lot P-15 remains closed.
Different trails for different activities
Please be courteous and respect other trail users. Only use the trails designated for your activity.
Have a good weekend and please be safe!
Agent de programme, activités de plein air
Program officer, Outdoor activities