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Carbide Willson Trail - Gatineau Park

To Access the Ruins:

The Carbide Willson Trail is accessed by parking lot P11 in Gatineau Park.  Walk 1km down #36 until you come to the sign post marking other destinations.  Opposite that sign post is an unmarked trail leading north (marked by a "no biking sign"), take that trail approximately 400m until you discover the ruins and waterfalls.

About the Ruins:

The Carbide Wilson ruins are what’s left of Thomas “Carbide” Willson’s property on Meech Lake. In the late 1800’s Wilson made a name for himself in created the process by which we create calcium ...

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