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  weekends in the fall. Join us September 29th to October 21st  for various activities and incredible scenery.

Info will be updated over the next few weeks.

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Little Ray’s Nature centres presents Wild Canada

Wild Canada – A Celebration of Canadian Biodiversity

 

We have teamed up with Little Ray’s Nature Centres to offer an educational exhibit at the Chalet des Érables (home of the aerial park and ziplines).

Meet birds of prey and indigenous reptiles. The knowledgeable guides will teach you all about the animals as you admire them up close!

Open to the public on weekends and holidays from 10 am to 4 pm.  Come see the animals then trek through the tree tops and go ziplining, disc golfing, mountain biking or hiking.

Live birds of prey demonstrations weekends at 11 am and 2 pm.

More info

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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 

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La Boutique Sale and Ski Swap

La Boutique will be hosting a ski swap on weekends starting September 15th. 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 (reduced to 15% for Camp Fortune Ski Club or Fortune Freestyle members). Please drop off equipment starting on September 15th   (10 am to 5 pm) and the ski swap will be open weekends.

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

La Boutique will open on weekends starting September 15 th from 10 am to 5 pm.

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Brunch

Join us for a delicious brunch served in the main lodge overlooking the gorgeous fall colours.
October 7, 8 and 14 from 10 am to 2:00 pm.

Reservations:  819-827-1717 x 2207 or bamarica@campfortune.com
Adults 27$, children 5 to 12 14$, under 5 free.

Fall-Colours

Scenic Chairlift Rides

Take the Valley chair up to the top and enjoy a casual hike down. Available weekends in October and Thanksgiving Monday 11 am to 5 pm.

Valley chair: everyone must disembark at the top and walk down the hiking trail. 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.

Tickets: $5 per person

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

Weekends and Thanksgiving Monday, September 29th to October 21st,
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.