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Parc national d'Oka

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Snow Conditions ›

Open in the winter

Location

Parc national d'Oka lies in the Laurentides tourism region.

Area: 23.7 km2

MontréalQuébecGatineau
Discovery and Visitors Centre 61 km 295 km 166 km

 

Access and Operating Period

Get directions

Parc national d'Oka has 2 entrances. The main entrance to the park is on Route 344 and the secondary entrance is at the western tip of Highway 640. Access by Highway 640 is closed in winter.

Alternative path from the South Shore: Take Highway 30 and Highway 40 towards Gatineau. Follow the signs for the Oka-Hudson ferry ($). Coming off the ferry, turn right on Notre-Dame street. The park entrance is at 2.8 km on the right.

Additional Information

Parc national d'Oka is open year-round from 8 a.m. until sunset. In the winter, check the snow conditions for more information.

Between May 1 and October 31, you can enter the park from the prolongation of Highway 640 or via Route 344.

Between November 1 and April 30, the park can only be reached from Route 344.

From November 1 to April 30, the parking lot for the Calvaire d’Oka sector is closed. During this time, you can park on Chemin des Collines for access to this part of the park.

Parking Fees

Le Littoral Visitors Centre
Boutique Nature, bike rental, ski shop, restaurant and dining room with terrace, waxing room, room for groups, first aid services

Periods:

  • May 4 to September 3, 2019
    • Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • September 4, 2019, to April 30, 2020
    • Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Park gatehouse (campground)
Reception, reservation and camper registration.

Periods:

  • May 3 to June 14, 2019
    • Monday to Thursday: closed
    • Friday, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • June 14 to September 2, 2019
    • Sunday to Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Friday and Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • September 3 to October 14, 2019
    • Monday to Thursday: closed
    • Friday, from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Grande Baie Visitors Centre
Conference room for business meetings or family gatherings, air-conditioned auditorium

Period: mid-May to mid-October

Camping gatehouse
Welcome, park entry fee and parking when lifeguard is in duty.

Period: May to October

Community Centre
Convenience store, coin laundry, community hall and playground

Period: May to October

Park gatehouse (Grande Baie Visitors Centre)
Welcome and park entry fee

Period: May to October

Park gatehouse (cycling path)

Period: May to October

Park gatehouse (Calvaire d'Oka)
Welcome and park entry fee

Period: May to October

Park gatehouse (beach)
Welcome, park entry fee and parking when lifeguard is in duty.

Period: May to October


Universal Access

See the full description of facilities and services available for this clientele.


Services

Boutique Nature

A vast array of souvenir items, clothing for adults and children, discovery products for young people, and outdoor items are offered at Boutique Nature.

Equipment Rental

  • Baggage locker
  • Bikes for children*
  • Canoe
  • Chariot carriers for kids*
  • Cross-country skiing equipment (classic and skate skiing - adult and children)
  • Fatbike
  • Hippocampe recreational wheelchair for mobility impaired (free)
  • Hybrid bikes
  • Kayak (solo or tandem)
  • Life jackets
  • Parasol
  • Pedal boat
  • Pedal boat for children*
  • Stand up paddle
  • Snowshoes (adult and children)
  • Snowsleds
  • Ski-vel: A piece of equipment on which you can install a wheelchair for access to the winter hiking trails (free)
  • Wind surfer

* Subject to availability, equipment for children may be borrowed free of charge (one day rental maximum).

Food Services

At the height of summer, how can you resist an ice-cream cone or a refreshing drink? The snack bar, the dairy bar and the bistros by the lake offer food services that will make your day at the beach even more enjoyable.

Every day of winter, we offer a variety of healthy products. Whether you feel like a simple snack or a comforting home-made soup with a delicious sandwich, you’ll find what you’re looking for. And if you’re here on the weekend, try our popular meal soup!

Transport service

A shuttle service is now offered by Navette Nature and takes you from downtown Montreal to the park! Details and schedule

Ski Shop

The ski shop staff will be happy to advise you about trails, ski waxing and skiing. They also offer the following services:

  • Ski maintenance and waxing
  • Sale of materials and accessories for ski maintenance and waxing

Ski School

To discover, improve and develop your cross-country skiing techniques, 3 ½ to 15 years old can take courses at the park's ski school. Details

Services for families

To better plan your activities, please consult our family services.


Nearby Services

Accommodations

Within a 15-mile radius of the park, you will find inns, bed and breakfasts and motels.

Restaurants and Other Services in Oka and Immediate Area

  • Athletic and outdoor equipment stores
  • Banks and credit unions with automatic teller machines
  • Car rentals
  • Family restaurant and snack bar
  • Grocery store
  • Pharmacies
  • Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) (liquor store)

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
2020 Chemin d'Oka
Oka (Québec)  J0N 1E0

Telephone : 450 479-8365

Fax : 450 479-6250

parc.oka@sepaq.com

Important

Regulations

Regulations are in effect in Québec national parks. Before going to a national park, check the main rules and recommendations to better plan your visit. Details

Pets

Since May 17, 2019, dogs are allowed. However, they are only allowed in certain areas. Check out the applicable rules and authorized sites.

Guide dogs and service dogs are allowed everywhere. Other pets are still prohibited in national parks.

Documentation

Discovery Guide Careful by nature

External Links

Association touristique des Laurentides QuébecOriginal Camping Québec Agence métropolitaine de transport SOPFEU : Carte danger d'incendie Traverse Oka-Hudson

QuébecOriginal (Online reservation)

Sector: Accueil du camping Sector: Discovery and Visitors Centre Sector: Centre de services Le Littoral

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