Old Chelsea Picnic Area

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Looking for a charming spot to enjoy a picnic in the heart of Chelsea, Quebec? Old Chelsea Picnic Area is the perfect destination! Nestled close to parking lot P4, this quaint picnic area offers a delightful blend of nature, relaxation, and easy access to local attractions.

A Cozy Picnic Spot

Old Chelsea Picnic Area may be small, but it packs a punch with its well-laid-out amenities. With a few picnic tables and charcoal BBQs, it's an ideal spot for a family picnic or a quiet lunch in nature. Don't forget to bring your coals, and you'll be all set for a delicious outdoor meal.

Beautiful Natural Surroundings

The area is surrounded by tall trees providing plenty of shade, making it a refreshing escape, especially on warm days. There are trails along a nearby stream that are perfect for a leisurely walk with kids. Cross the bridge, and you'll find yourself in the heart of Old Chelsea, adding a bit of adventure to your picnic outing.

Amenities and Convenience

Visitors will appreciate the clean and well-maintained facilities, including an outdoor toilet. There's ample space to spread out, ensuring a peaceful and relaxing environment. Plus, it's only a short walk to the Chelsea Info Center and a variety of delightful local restaurants if you're in the mood to explore more.

Activities for Everyone

Whether you're in the mood for a serene picnic or some light hiking, Old Chelsea Picnic Area has something for everyone. The area boasts a couple of easy trails, perfect for a casual stroll before or after your picnic. Families will love the kid-friendly environment, and nature enthusiasts will enjoy the beautiful scenery and photo opportunities.

Close to Local Attractions

Old Chelsea Picnic Area is conveniently located near several local attractions. It's a short distance to the famous La Cigale ice cream shop – a must-visit after your picnic. Additionally, it's close to Hendrick Park Trail, where you can explore 36 acres of preserved green space with interconnected parks, trails, and walking paths.

Seasonal Tips

This charming picnic area is best enjoyed in spring, summer, and fall. During summer, remember to bring along some anti-mosquito spray to ensure a comfortable experience.

Visit and Enjoy Chelsea's Hospitality

Chelsea is a beautiful place with great and kind locals. As you enjoy your time at Old Chelsea Picnic Area, we invite you to be as kind and gentle to the area as the people of Chelsea are. Let's all leave this lovely spot better than we found it, ensuring it remains a wonderful place for everyone to enjoy.

Parking: Gatineau Park P4 Parking Lot

Please note that dogs and other pets are not allowed in the picnic areas of Gatineau Park. Also, remember not to feed the animals—nature provides everything they need. If you don't see a trash can nearby, please take your trash home with you to dispose of it properly. For your convenience, outhouses are available at each picnic area. Most picnic areas and outhouses are universally accessible, except for those at Church Hill, Luskville Falls, and O’Brien Beach.
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