Hiking Workshop in Gatineau Park

With the Fall season coming up, the Friends of Gatineau Park are happy to resume their series of workshops on wilderness skills. The next workshop entitled Hiking in Gatineau Park will be taking place on Saturday, September 19, in French and on Sunday, September 20, in English.


Here is what you will learn and the interpreter will aim to answer the following questions:

  • How to choose a destination and plan successful forest outings?

  • How to prepare for longer hikes, here and elsewhere?

  • How to choose the right equipment?

  • And what about map reading, safety and outdoor ethics?



The workshop includes a one-hour presentation and a two-hour hike. Please wear weather-appropriate clothing and shoes, and bring water and a snack.

This activity is for persons aged 12 and older. Reservations are required. The funds raised will help support Friends of Gatineau Park activities.


Here are more details on this interesting workshop:

When?  Saturday, September 19, 2015 (in French), 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Sunday, September 20, 2015 (in English), 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Where? Gatineau Park Visitor Centre, 33 Scott Road, Chelsea, Québec

Cost?   Member of the Friends of Gatineau Park: Adult: $12, Student (12 and over) / Senior (60 and over): $10

Non-Member: Adult: $15, Student (12 and over) / Senior (60 and over): $12

Reservations and information? 819-827-2020 or 1-866-456-3016 (toll-free)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *