Parc Du Lac Gaucher - Parc Du Lac Gaucher

Parc Du Lac Gaucher hiking

Laurentides, Quebec, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Parc Du Lac Gaucher Statistics


3 KM

Dog allowed

What are the activities at Parc Du Lac Gaucher ?


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Why choose a trail at Parc Du Lac Gaucher?

Lake Gaucher Park is located about an hour's drive north of Montreal in the Laurentians. It covers an area of over 1,000 hectares and offers a multitude of activities for all tastes. There is a lake where you can canoe, kayak or fish, as well as an 18-hole golf course. Hiking and mountain biking enthusiasts will also be pleased, as the park is dotted with marked trails that wind through the forest. Youngsters will not be left out, as a playground and a soccer field have been set up for them.

What are the services on site?

Interpretation Center
Picnic table

What are the hiking trails at Parc Du Lac Gaucher ?

Trails Distance Difficulty
Parc Du Lac Gaucher 2.5 km Beginner

Rate & open hour

Access fee Free

From sunrise to sunset


What are the coordinates and address of Parc Du Lac Gaucher?

819 597-2047 (231)

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Starting Point

The Parc Du Lac Gaucher trailhead is located at the park entrance on Route 158.

Why visit Parc Du Lac Gaucher

Gaucher Lake Park is located in the Laurentians, about an hour from Montreal. It offers a variety of activities for all tastes: hiking and biking, canoeing and fishing on Gaucher Lake, and cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in winter. There are also picnic and rest areas, as well as a lookout that allows you to admire the landscape.

Is Parc Du Lac Gaucher in the Laurentians a suitable place for the whole family and children?

No, there are not enough activities for children.

Things not to be missed

The activities to do near Parc Du Lac Gaucher in the Laurentians are many and varied. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the hiking trails, the lake for swimming and fishing, or the bike paths. For families, the park has a playground and a mini-golf course. Nature lovers will appreciate the many trees and flowers that grace the site.



-Bird watching


-Mountain biking



-Cross-country skiing

-Downhill skiing


Where to eat?

1. At the base of the waterfall

2. At a sugar shack

3. On top of a mountain

4. In a park

5. On an island

Camping is possible at various locations around Gaucher Lake. The best sites for camping are probably those near the beach and with a view of the lake.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Are dogs allowed?


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Is there an information center / service center / reception?

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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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