Getting Here

Wakefield, Quebec is located in the beautiful Gatineau Hills, about 35 kilometres (about a 20 minutes' drive) north of downtown Ottawa/Gatineau (Hull).

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Driving Directions

From the Ottawa International Airport (about 45 minutes)

  • Take the Airport Parkway north, which becomes Bronson Avenue
  • Turn right on Chamberlain just before you pass under Highway 417 - just past the McDonald's restaurant
  • Chamberlain will take you east, parallel to Highway 417
  • After you cross Bank Street, stay in the left lane and take the ramp on to Highway 417
  • Get off at the next exit - Nicholas St/Lees Ave
  • Stay right to follow Lees Ave
  • Turn left at the stop sign
  • Continue left, crossing back over the highway
  • Follow the signs for King Edward, and then take a slight right on King Edward
  • King Edward will take you through Ottawa; stay in the centre or left lane, following signs for Hull or Hwy 5
  • You will cross a bridge into Quebec; follow the signs for Hwy 5 /Maniwaki (centre or left lane)
  • Continue on Hwy 5 for about 20 minutes and take the first exit for "La Peche" (Exit 28)
  • Turn right on Valley Drive (at the roundabout)
  • Valley Drive ends at a T-intersection with Riverside Drive. You have arrived in downtown Wakefield!

From Montreal (about 2.5 hours)

  • Follow Highway 40 north (about 65km)
  • Go west on Highway 417 (about 120 km)
  • When you reach Ottawa, get off at the Nicholas St exit, but stay in the far right lane to follow Mann Ave
  • Continue straight to take King Edward (don't turn right on Mann)
  • King Edward will take you through Ottawa; stay in the centre or left lane, following signs for Hull or Hwy 5
  • You will cross a bridge into Quebec; follow the signs for Hwy 5 /Maniwaki (centre or left lane)
  • Continue on Hwy 5 for about 20 minutes and take the first exit for "La Peche" (Exit 28)
  • Turn right on Valley Drive (at the roundabout)
  • Valley Drive ends at a T-intersection with Riverside Drive. You have arrived in downtown Wakefield!

From Toronto (about 4.5 hours)

  • Take Highway 401 east past Kingston and Brockville (about 340 km)
  • Follow Highway 416 north (exit 721A) toward Ottawa (about 75 km)
  • Go east on Highway 417 (towards Ottawa) and get off at the Nicholas St/Lees Ave exit
  • Stay right to follow Lees Ave
  • Turn left at the stop sign
  • Continue left, crossing back over the highway
  • Follow the signs for King Edward, and then take a slight right on King Edward
  • King Edward will take you through Ottawa; stay in the centre or left lane, following signs for Hull or Hwy 5
  • You will cross a bridge into Quebec; follow the signs for Hwy 5 /Maniwaki (centre or left lane)
  • Continue on Hwy 5 for about 20 minutes and take the first exit for "La Peche" (Exit 28)
  • Turn right on Valley Drive (at the roundabout)
  • Valley Drive ends at a T-intersection with Riverside Drive. You have arrived in downtown Wakefield!

Public Transportation to Wakefield

Greyhound provides daily bus service from Ottawa to Wakefield. For more information, visit www.greyhound.ca or call 1-800-661-TRIP (8747).

OTHER USEFUL MAPS

Downtown Wakefield Village Wakefield Trail Map

Gatineau Park Trail Maps

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