Lac Gauvreau is a medium-sized fresh water lake great for swimming or fishing for tasty bass. 35 min drive from downtown Ottawa. An easy 10 min drive to Wakefield, local bistros, farmer’s market, or live music at the Black Sheep Inn. 10 min drive to Gatineau Park/Lac Philippe, accessing 100's of km of trails for running, mountain biking, x-country skiing. Many local ski hills easily accessible, or head out the back door for a hike/bike in summer, or X-country ski/snowshoe on the lake in winter.