Friday 26 - Embrace the Winter Magic: Snowshoe Under the Stars in Chelsea, Quebec

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January 26, 2024
33 Scott Road, Chelsea, Quebec J9B 1R5
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Winter nights just got a whole lot more enchanting! Brace yourself for a unique experience as you embark on a moonlit snowshoe adventure with the Friends of Gatineau Park. Led by an experienced nature interpreter, these Friday evening escapades promise not just a refreshing hike but a journey into the secret lives of animals surviving the winter wonderland.

Choose Your Trail, Discover the Night

Our seasoned guide has handpicked four spectacular trails for you to explore this winter season:

πŸ“ Trails 60 and 61 from Chelsea Visitor Centre
πŸ“ Trail 63 from Mackenzie King Estate
πŸ“ Trail 72 from P15
πŸ“ Trail 73 from P20

Your starting point will be revealed in the confirmation email sent post-registration. This activity is designed for everyone, starting from the age of 8. No prior snowshoeing experience is required, making it a perfect family-friendly outing. While the hike is considered easy, be ready for a few slopes and hills. Since it's a light aerobic activity and the evenings tend to get chilly, make sure to dress warmly. Don't forget your smile and energy – they're your tickets to fun, discoveries, and heartwarming encounters!

When and Where

Mark your calendar from January 12 to March 29, 2024, for these magical snowshoe evenings. Every Friday night, the trails await your exploration. Choose your language preference:

πŸ•’ In English: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
πŸ•’ In French: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Ensure you arrive 10 minutes early for smooth processing. As for the meeting point, that's a secret revealed only in your confirmation email.

The Cost and Contributions

Let's talk numbers. The adventure comes at an affordable cost, contributing to supporting the Friends of Gatineau Park activities:

  • Member Rates:
  • Adult: $20
  • Child: $12
  • Non-member Rates:
  • Adult: $25
  • Child: $15

These funds raised go a long way in sustaining the vibrant activities of the Friends of Gatineau Park.

What to Bring

Worry not if you don't own snowshoes; we've got you covered with free rentals. However, we do recommend bringing along a headlamp and poles to illuminate your path and enhance your experience.

Secure Your Spot

Spaces are limited, and registration is a must! Visit here to reserve your place in this magical winter journey.

Need More Info?

Have questions or eager to learn more about the Friends of Gatineau Park? Call 819-827-3113 or visit If, for any reason, you need to cancel your adventure, refund requests must reach us at least 48 hours before the activity. However, if the Friends of Gatineau Park cancels the event, rest assured – full refunds will be issued, regardless of when the cancellation occurs.

Let's make this winter unforgettable together! β„οΈπŸŒ™