We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lusk Cave

Gatineau Park, Chelsea, Quebec, Canada
+1 613-239-5000
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Good walk with short cave adventure.

We took the option of the loop walk using path 73 to reach the cave and path 50 to return along Lac... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
redsgothenburg
,
Fort William, United Kingdom
via mobile
Youngest Loved It!

As others have mentioned it's about 5 km hike in each direction and the trails aren't extremely... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
amplanet46
,
Pointe Claire, Canada
via mobile
Read all 55 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good29%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
Gatineau Park, Chelsea, Quebec, Canada
CONTACT
Website
+1 613-239-5000

Similar Things to Do in Chelsea

Write a Review
Reviews (55)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We took the option of the loop walk using path 73 to reach the cave and path 50 to return along Lac Phillipe. This is a 10km walk which is much the same distance if you choose path 50 both ways. However the latter is...More

Thank redsgothenburg
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

As others have mentioned it's about 5 km hike in each direction and the trails aren't extremely well marked. There's fairly good cell signal so you can actually use google maps if you get lost along the way (trail 73 takes longer). Your shoes will...More

Thank amplanet46
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Yesterday I took my 7 year old and my 9 year old on this little adventure. It was spectacular. Here's what you need to know. 1. Parking is $11 for the day. Go to the absolute end of the road to park, as that'll get...More

3  Thank Maria D
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Lusk cave is closest to Parent beach parking lot. There's two paths to take to the cave. The easier one is a car wide pebbled road almost entirely. The harder one is through the forest with alot of ups and downs thin trail at times,...More

Thank Jesus G
Reviewed 10 August 2017

My husband and I had visited the caves on our 20th wedding anniversary last year but we were not equipped to go through the caves (headlights, water sandals, etc.) so we planned our vacation in the area this year and took our 3 teenaged daughters...More

Thank Lorraine4536
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Visited for the second time on our trips from the UK. Lovely walk to get there. My children entered the caves with their uncle. They said the water was a lot higher than their previous visit but thought it was amazing. Definitely need a torch/flash...More

Thank Malvern2016
Reviewed 7 August 2017

So glad we stopped at Lusk Cave. We have older children (13 and 10), and although I saw a few with water wings, not good for littles in my opinion. First off - go to the visitors centre to get directions. We got those, parked...More

2  Thank aabd
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Just a 2 small caves that are nice to visit, good for people who are claustrophobic because they are very open.

Thank Holguinman
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I recently camped at Gatineau Park. It wasn't until we looked at the park map that we saw a hiking trail marked with 'Lusk Cave' at its far end, and so we went. The #50 trail is wide and follows the lake from the 'Parent...More

3  Thank Carrie O
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were expecting more caves than crevices. It's a 5km walk from the parking lot. We were told we could push a stroller down one of the paths - could not! I saw some people going down into the 'caves', but with the water and...More

Thank surexcite
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
The Village House
169 reviews
7.19 km away
Le Hibou
213 reviews
7.17 km away
Cafe Pot-Au-Feu
96 reviews
7.53 km away
Muse
319 reviews
6.95 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ferme Lavender Ridge
7 reviews
6.81 km away
Wakefield Covered Bridge
72 reviews
8.52 km away
Mont Cascades
92 reviews
10.49 km away
Gatineau Park
813 reviews
15.76 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
samQ291OE
6 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Jesus G | Reviewed this property |
I saw a couple of dogs on the hike none in the cave itself but if your dog can navigate rocks and altitudes and swim I don't see the problem.
0
Votes
Chittral P
21 September 2015|
Answer
Response from Melissa L | Reviewed this property |
I was just there last week when it was about 14-20 degrees with light rain. It was a pretty chilly day but the hike to the caves really warmed us up and the water wasn't ice cold like I thought it would be. Despite the... More
2
Votes