Snowshoeing in Gatineau Park
Don’t let this winter pass you by without snowshoeing in Gatineau Park. Year after year, thousands of Canadians travel to the heart of our National Capital Region to explore over 55 kilometres of pristine snowshoe trails. Get active and add an element of excitement to your winter getaway with a trip to snowshoeing heaven and a stay at The Wakefield Mill Hotel.
Avid and beginner adventurists should rejoice. You can now enjoy hours of outdoor exploration and a warm place to stay with little to no travel time in between. The Wakefield Mill is conveniently located just minutes from some of the best snowshoe trails in Gatineau Park. Sleep soundly in the Wakefield Mill’s welcoming rustic accommodations, then rise, shine and pack your snowshoes for a quick trip to one of Gatineau Park’s many picturesque trails.
When snowshoeing in Gatineau Park, you will come face-to-face with a truly sublime landscape. The Park’s snowshoe trails place you in the heart of our country’s most diverse ecosystems. You will be able to snowshoe past intricate waterways and hundreds of species of snow-laden trees. While most of the animals that call Gatineau Park home will be sleeping when you arrive, our feathered friends are plentiful and you may find yourself lucky enough to stumble upon a snowshoe hare or a whitetail deer.
Gatineau Park’s incredible range of trails allows you to indulge in a casual day of snowshoeing and sightseeing or a more challenging trek through some of the steeper backcountry. Either way, delicious cuisine, an award-winning spa, and soothing outdoor hot tubs await your return at The Wakefield Mill.
We try our best to provide the loan of complimentary snowshoes to our week day hotel guests. However, if you do not have a pair of snowshoes and we cannot accommodate your needs, you can check rentals from the nearby Gatineau Park Visitor Centre. Remember, no matter where you start your snowshoeing journey, always be aware of how to return to the Mill. Snowshoe experts recommend that you take along a compass, map or an experienced guide whenever you want to trek through the backcountry trails. The Wakefield Mill wants everyone who visits us to enjoy snowshoeing in Gatineau Park, but we urge all of our valued guests to put safety ahead of adventure.
Experience an unforgettable weekend that combines the best parts of a Canadian winter with a stay at the rustic and upscale Wakefield Mill. Contact us to book hotel your accommodations. We look forward to welcoming you to your Gatineau snowshoe excursion.