If you’re a nature lover, a hiker, an environmentalist or even someone who’s never heard of the Gatineau Park, check out Parks Day! Friends of the Gatineau Park is hosting an event on July 15th from 10am to 3pm where you’ll get a chance to meet organizations involved in conservation, recreation and cultural programs in the Park.
Parks day is a chance for you to find out what these organizations do and to see all the variety of different ways in which you can participate in activities to enhance your appreciation and enjoyment of the Gatineau Park!
At 11am (duration 1h-1h30) you can follow a nature interpreter through the park and discover new things about the animals and plants that make up the trains environment; from 12pm-3pm you will be able to see live reptiles and amphibians from the region; at 1pm (duration 1h) there is also a nature interpretation for kids where a nature interpreter will leads your kids on a short hike with games that will teach them about the natural world and the animals of the Gatineau Park (kids must be accompanied by at least 1 adult).
Other activities that will take course over the day include orienteering for beginners, cooking on a fire, presentations of outdoor skills and much more fun!
So, whether you’re an experienced hiker and woodsman or a city slicker looking to learn more about your surrounding environment, Parks Day is a great opportunity.