Mountain Biking at Camp Fortune in Chelsea, Quebec

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Camp Fortune 300 chemin Dunlop Chelsea, QC J9B 2N3
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Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Gatineau Park, just 15 minutes from downtown Ottawa-Gatineau, Camp Fortune offers a mountain biking adventure like no other. With over 20 km of shared cross country and downhill mountain bike trails, it's the perfect spot for both beginners looking for a new challenge and seasoned bikers seeking a thrill. The trails are open daily from May 15 to November 15 (or until the first snow), offering endless opportunities for outdoor fun and excitement.

Cross Country Mountain Biking

For those who love cross country biking, Camp Fortune has a network of trails that wind through the stunning natural scenery of Chelsea. A day pass costs just $17.40, with all funds going back into maintaining and improving the trails. You can also opt for a season pass, which is a great deal if you plan to ride often. Adult passes are $100, and youth passes are $65, with discounts available if you purchase before May 31.

Downhill Mountain Biking at Skyline

If adrenaline-pumping downhill biking is more your speed, Skyline at Camp Fortune has you covered. From late June to Thanksgiving Monday, enjoy lift-serviced downhill trails on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and weekends. Downhill biking is best suited for intermediate to expert riders, and it's strongly recommended to wear protective gear and a full-face helmet for safety. A day pass gives you access to both downhill and cross country trails, making it an excellent value for biking enthusiasts.

Important Information

  • Season Passes and Day Tickets: All passes and tickets must be purchased online and are issued on reloadable Express Cards. Remember to bring your pass each visit; a $5 replacement fee applies if you forget it.
  • Trail Rules: Trails are one-way and designated specifically for biking during downhill hours. No hiking or trail running is permitted during these times.
  • Lift Hours: Saturday/Sundays & Thanksgiving Monday from 11 am to 5 pm, Wednesday evenings from 4 pm to dusk (June 19 to August 21), and Thursday evenings from 4 pm to dusk in July.

Plan Your Visit

Whether you're an Ottawa-Gatineau local or visiting Chelsea for the first time, Camp Fortune's mountain biking trails offer a fantastic way to enjoy the great outdoors. The friendly locals and stunning scenery will make your visit unforgettable. Please remember to respect the trails and leave them better than you found them, ensuring this beautiful area remains pristine for future visitors.

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Camp Fortune in Chelsea, Quebec

opening hours

Regular Hours:

  • Saturdays, Sundays & Thanksgiving Monday:
    June 15 – October 14
    11 am to 5 pm

Evening Hours:

  • Wednesday Evenings:
    June 19 to August 21
    4 pm to dusk
  • Thursday Evenings:
    July 4, 11, 18, 25
    4 pm to dusk


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