FALL COLOURS ACTIVITIES

Experience the Gatineau Hills this Autumn.

Enjoy the spectacular fall colours at Camp Fortune. We join the Gatineau Park in celebrating Fall Rhapsody over 4 weekends in the fall. Join us September 30th to October 22nd for various activities and incredible scenery.

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Haunted chairlift rides

Haunted chairlift rides

October 2017:

Oct 20, 21, 27, 28  at the Skyline chair

7 pm to 10 pm
$10 per person

This year we have teamed up with Ottawa Special Events to offer a great experience for all ages!
Great for the whole family and spookier as the night goes on for date night or a night out with friends.
Beau’s brew, snacks, hot chocolate and sweet treats for sale at the base.
Complimentary bonfire, crafts and games.
Weather permitting

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Beau’s Beer, German Style Food and Live Music!

Oktoberfest at the foot of the hill featuring live music! 11 am to-5 pm weekends September 30 – October 14 and Thanksgiving Monday October 9

Beau’s Beer Garden & delicious German style fare
Live music with local Gatineau Hills musicians
Bouncy castle & Inflatable obstacle courses for children
Watch our video 

Fall-Colours

Scenic Chairlift Rides

Take the Valley chair and enjoy a casual hike down or take the Skyline chair for a relaxing round trip ride. Available weekends from September 30th to October 14th and Thanksgiving Monday October 9 11 am to 5 pm $5 per person.

Valley chair: everyone must disembark at the top and walk down the hiking trail. Skyline chair: everyone must stay on the chairlift for the round trip. Children must be accompanied by an adult. You may not ride the lift with an infant in a carrier or your arms. All visitors must be able to load and unload to and from the chair unassisted.

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Fall Sale-Season Passes and La Boutique Sale and Ski Swap

Purchase a season pass at the fall sale price and save up to 25%.

Ski swap and Sale at La Boutique
La Boutique will be hosting a ski swap on weekends in October. Drop off any ski or snow equipment you would like to sell and we will take care of the rest.

A 25% commission will be charged. Please drop off equipment starting on September 30th   (10 am to 5 pm) and the ski swap will be open weekends throughout October.

Store wide sale: All of our 2016-2017 stock will be on sale and new gear for 2017-2018 is arriving daily. Armada is now in store!

Questions about the swap? Call 819-827-1717 x 2251 or email boutique@campfortune.com

La Boutique will open on weekends starting September 30 from 11 am to 5 pm.

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Zip through the trees

Admire the colours from the tree tops at the aerial park and zilplines. Breathtaking views and a thrilling adventure for all ages. Open to everyone on weekends until November 6th and weekdays by group reservation. 819-827-5517 reservations@campfortune.com

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Brunch

Join us for a delicious brunch served in the main lodge overlooking the gorgeous fall colours. October 2017 dates: October 8, 9.
10 am to 2:00 pm.

Reservations:  819-827-1717 x 0 or info@campfortune.com
Adults 26$, children 5 to 12 10$, under 5 free.

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NCC Shuttle Service: Free shuttle bus to lookouts from Camp Fortune

Weekends and Thanksgiving Monday, September 30th to October 22nd,
10:30 am to 4 pm, every 15 minutes

During the busier days of fall, a free shuttle service will be offered to facilitate access to Gatineau Park lookouts. The shuttle starting point is Camp Fortune. There are three stops along the way: Trail No. 1 and Keogan Shelter, Étienne-Brûlé Lookout, and Champlain Lookout. All of these stops provide easy access to the Park’s trail network. Parking controls will be in place at Camp Fortune.

The Fall Rhapsody shuttle is a project initiated by the National Capital Commission (NCC), in collaboration with Camp Fortune and the Société de transport de l’Outaouais. 

Access to parkways

On Fall Rhapsody weekends, from 10:30 am to 4 pm, the southbound lane of Fortune Lake Parkway (heading toward Champlain Lookout) will be closed to all regular traffic (including cyclists), and open exclusively to the Fall Rhapsody shuttle. The northbound lane of Fortune Lake Parkway (toward Dunlop Road) remains open to all traffic to enable motorists and cyclists to access Camp Fortune and Chemin du Lac-Meech. The Gatineau and Champlain parkways remain open to all traffic in both directions, except during temporary parkway closures required during high traffic periods. Parking controls will be in place at Camp Fortune.