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									        Lauriault Trail and the Waterfall Trail
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        General Information
        Start: Lauriault parking lot, Champlain Parkway, Gatineau Park
        Distance: 3 km • Level of difficulty: Easy to intermediate • Elevation gain: 77 m • Time: 1 hour
        Route: Follow Lauriault Trail, stop at Lauriault Lookout, take the Waterfall Trail, return through
        the underpass at Champlain Parkway and the Mackenzie King Estate, follow the trail and cross
        Champlain Parkway again to return to the parking lot.

Points of Interest
Lookouts                                       these falls very much, and gave them             the former residence of Prime Minister
Several lookouts provide an                    the name “Bridal Veil.” Springtime is            King. On the Estate grounds, there
opportunity to admire views of the             the best time of year to see the falls,          are marvellous ruins, spectacular
Ottawa Valley, Ottawa River and                as they are at peak flow from all the            gardens, cottages open for public
Mountains Lake.                                melting snow. In summertime, the                 visitation and the Mackenzie King
                                               volume of water gradually decreases              Tearoom, where light meals are served.
Bridal Veil Falls
                                               until, at times, there is no water
From Lauriault Trail, take the                                                                  Mulvihill Lake
                                               flowing at all.
Waterfall Trail, which leads to                                                                 At the end of Lauriault Trail is Mulvihill
Lauriault Falls, also known as Bridal          Mackenzie King Estate                            Lake. The lake has a picnic area and a
Veil Falls. Former prime minister              From Lauriault Trail, a visit can be             wooden dock, which provide a quiet
William Lyon Mackenzie King loved              made to the Mackenzie King Estate,               place to enjoy a break.




Information: 819-827-2020 • canadascapital.gc.ca/gatineau                                                                   Printed in 2012

								
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