Gatineau Park. With its rolling hills, scenic lakes, and 165 km (102 miles) of well-maintained trails, Gatineau Park is a favorite among hikers in the National Capital Region.Ottawa, ON. Gatineau Park Visitor Centre. 33 Scott Rd., Chelsea, QC. 819/827–2020. www.canadascapital.gc.ca/Gatineau.
Rideau Trail. The Rideau Trail runs 387 km (241 miles) from Kingston to Ottawa, part of it along the Rideau Canal. Access points from the highway are marked with orange triangles.Ottawa, ON. Rideau Trail Association. Box 15, K7L 4V6. 613/545–0823. www.rideautrail.org.