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Posted by Michael McGoldrick, Thu May 21 2009 at 11:30 am
easy level paved pathways in Gatineau Park
I haven't ridden the pathways into the Gatineau Park very much, but I don’t believe there are paved paths that go very deep into the park that can be classified as “easy”. From what I recall, the main pathway which roughly parallels the Gatineau Parkway has sections with hills that are actually steeper than the corresponding hills on the parkway. Also, there tends to be more the of smaller up-and-down hills on this path, and it doesn’t extent very far into the Gatineau Park.
The initial pathway into the park between Boulevard Alexandre-Tache and Lac des Fees is fairly easy. However, this will barely get you into the park.
Here’s a link to the NCC bicycle map for the region. It shows the pathways in the Gatineau Park.