Gatineau Park, Quebec, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Gatineau Park, Quebec, Canada? If you're planning to go to Gatineau Park, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Gatineau Park, Quebec, Canada

Based on the climate and weather in Gatineau Park, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Gatineau Park, Quebec, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gatineau Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Gatineau Park, Quebec, Canada

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Gatineau Park.

What to wear/what to pack for Gatineau Park, Quebec, Canada by month

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January

January in Gatineau Park is beyond freezing and somewhat snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C) to low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

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February

In February, Gatineau Park can be bitter cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Gatineau Park, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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March

If you go to Gatineau Park in March, you will notice that it is freezing. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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April

In April, Gatineau Park is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) and occasionally jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Gatineau Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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May

May here is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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June

June in Gatineau Park is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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July

In July, Gatineau Park is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (high 20s C) and once in a while jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Gatineau Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

In August, Gatineau Park is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) and sometimes jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Gatineau Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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September

September in Gatineau Park is mild and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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October

October in Gatineau Park can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C), with a few days below 28 F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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November

If you go to Gatineau Park in November, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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December

In December, Gatineau Park can be bitter cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) and about half of the time jump into the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Gatineau Park, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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