Québec national parks are officially recognized protected areas. Parks staff work to ensure that your trip is enjoyable, full of activity and educational. Parcs Québec also takes special care in ensuring that all visitors, regardless of ability or mobility, are able to enjoy the splendour of the regions. Most of these parks are open year round, so the fun never stops.

Parc national d'Aiguebelle

Parc national d'Aiguebelle is a testament to the natural forces of glacial movement and time.

  • Location: In the Abitibi-Témiscamingue tourism region 50 km northeast of Rouyn-Noranda; 90 km from the Ontario border.
  • Use: Camping; day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. Check website for activity details.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; information centre; interpretive displays; pit toilets (campground); firewood; boat launch.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, Sea kayaking, Canoeing, Fishing, Rabaska canoeing, Boating, Wildlife viewing, Camping, Cycling
    • Winter: Snowshoeing, Skiing, Wildlife viewing, Winter camping

    Walk across Lac La Haie over the 22-metre-high suspended walkway. Observe the wildlife such as moose, beaver, mink and osprey. Hike or snowshoe on one of the five trails, from Lac La Haie to La Trompeuse hill. Canoe the Divide Circuit through Lac Sault, Lac La Haie towards James Bay. Go camping, winter or summer, at Abijévis Campground.

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Parc national d'Anticosti

This island park in the Gulf of St. Lawrence is a natural paradise of cliffs, caves, waterfalls and abundant fish and wildife.

  • Location: On Anticosti Island, at the entrance to the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in the Duplessis tourism region.
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. Check website for activity details.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; information centre.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, Camping
    • Winter: Winter camping, Cave exploring

    Hike the 125 km of trails, and explore the shoreline, canyons, cliffs, peat bogs and caves. Explore Grotte à la Patate Cave, formed during the last glacial movements in the area. See white-tailed deer and other wildlife.

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Parc national du Bic

This park is a beautiful waterworld.

  • Location: In the Bas-Saint-Laurent tourism region, off of Route 132 between the municipalities of Saint-Fabien and Le Bic.
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. Check website for activity details.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; Information centre; interpretive displays; convenience store;
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, cycling, wildlife viewing, wea kayaking, bus tours
    • Winter: Kicksledding, snowshoeing, skiing

    There are a number of seabirds that nest in the park. The flora of the park is interesting and unique. See wildlife that includes seals, porcupines, white-tailed deer and osprey. Explore the capes, bays, coves, islands, and mountains of the area. Snowshoe and hike on 30 km of trails.

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Le parc national du Fjord-du-Saguenay

Parc national du Fjord-du-Saguenay's location in a fjord makes it the perfect spot to bird watch, and enjoy the beauty of the shoreline all year long.

  • Location: On the shores of the fjord, in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Charlevoix, Manicouagan and Haute-Côte-Nord tourism regions. Accessible off of Route 172.
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. Check website for activity details.
  • Amenities: Information centre; interpretive displays.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Backpacking, wildlife viewing, sea kayaking, boat tours, fishing, sailing
    • Winter: Snowshoeing, skiing, backpacking

    Visit Observatoire d'oiseaux de Tadoussac (OOT) for the ultimate bird watching experience. Hike the Méandres à Falaises trail and bird watch, and also see moose and beaver; at La Halte du Béluga lookout, watch the herds of beluga whales.

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Parc national de Frontenac

More than 200 bird species and 30 mammal species are in the park. One of the main attractions of this park is the thousand years old peat bog.

  • Location: In both the Cantons-de-l'Est and Chaudière-Appalaches tourism regions, on Grand Lac Saint-François. The park is about 120 km from Quebec City.
  • Use: Camping; day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. Check website for activity details.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; firewood; information centre; interpretive displays.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, cycling, canoeing/boating, kayaking, fishing, wildlife viewing, camping
    • Winter: Snowshoeing

    Get great views of Baie Sauvage, by snowshoeing or hiking on L'Érablière trail. The waters of the park are perfect for canoeing. Wildlife viewing, bird watching and exploration of the various plantlife, some of which are carnivourous, are great ways to spend the day - you'll see such creatures as moose, beaver and Common Loons. Cycle across hills and wetlands or along Grand lac Saint-François on Le Littoral trail.

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Parc national de la Gaspésie

A place for visitors to enjoy diverse landscapes, rare plant and wildlife, and the Chic-Choc and McGerrigle Mountains.

  • Location: In the Gaspé Peninsula, on Route 299.
  • Use: Camping; day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. Check website for activity details.
  • Amenities: Washrooms; showers; huts; cabins; information centre; interpretive displays.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Backcountry hiking, wildlife viewing, hiking, guided tours, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, camping
    • Winter: Skiing, snowshoeing, guided tours, winter camping, snowboarding

    Canoers can take extended trips and set up camp. Snowshoe on 13 trials. There are 5 skiing areas, for downhill and cross country fun, where skiers can enjoy the beautiful fields and glades of the area. Anglers can fish for salmon. Hikers can take Pic de l'Aube through white pines and get a bird's eye view of the Chic-Chocs.

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Parc national des Grands-Jardins

The park was named "Grands-Jardins" or "Great Gardens" because of the abundance of ground lichen and Arctic vegetation. It is one of the core zones of the Charlevoix World Biosphere Reserve, as recognised by UNESCO.

  • Location: In the Charlevoix tourism. You can access it from Route 381 near the village of Saint-Urbain. The park is east of Québec City and about 43 km northwest of La Malbaie.
  • Use: Camping; day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. Check website for activity details.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; information centre; interpretive displays.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, wildlife viewing, fishing, canoeing/kayaking, via ferrata
    • Winter: Ice fishing, Snowshoeing, Skiing

    Ice fishing on Lac Étang-Malbaie is a popular activity. Backcountry skiing and hiking are big draws to the area. Look for the woodland caribou and the Spruce Grouse. Try the via ferrata circuit, climbing the rocks in a safe and secure environment.

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Parc national des Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie

The high slopes of the Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie make this park a must-see. The park is one of the core zones of the Charlevoix World Biosphere Reserve.

  • Location: In the Charlevoix tourism region, off Route 138 near the village of Saint-Aimé-des-Lacs; 170 km from Québec.
  • Use: Day use
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. Check website for activity details.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; information centre; interpretive displays.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, riverboat cruising, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, cycling, mountain climbing, wildlife viewing
    • Winter: Ice climbing

    There are 30 km of hiking trails, and a chance for mountain climbers to scale Acropole des Draveurs. Head out to see the Ruisseau Blanc Falls by bike. Take the cycling path along Rivière Malbaie to the short trail, which offers a great view of the falls. Explore the Rivière Malbaie Valley by hiking or by boat. Look up to see eagles and Peregrine Falcons.

    NOTE: The park is temporarily closed for reconstruction work of trails, and will reopen in summer 2015.

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Parc national de l'Île-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Percé

Travel to the northern tip of the Gaspé Peninsula and Bonaventure Island for a great vacation. Immerse yourself in the rich landscapes and wildlife, including the famous colony of Northern Gannets.

  • Location: In the Gaspésie tourism region, with boat service off of Route 132 to Bonaventure Island.
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. Check website for activity details.
  • Amenities: Information centre; interpretive displays; boat launch; canteen; restaurant.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, wildlife viewing, Underwater exploration, cruising
    • Winter: Hiking

    Hike the 15 km of trails - in winter also as weather allows. Get up close and personal with over 100,000 Northern Gannets.

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Parc national des Îles-de-Boucherville

Parc national des Îles-de-Boucherville is a cluster of five small islands that offer some relaxation to city dwellers.

  • Location: Ten km from Montréal in the Montérégie tourism region. There is a cable ferry that runs to the park.
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round:
    • Spring, summer, early fall: 8 am to sunset
    • Late fall to early spring: 8 am to 4:30 pm.
    • (Check website for activity details and times)
  • Amenities: Picnic areas; ferry service; shuttle service; washrooms.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Cycling, hiking, canoeing, wildlife viewing, sea kayaking, golfing, fishing, beach volleyball
    • Winter: Skiing, Kicksledding, Snowshoeing

    Get up close to the white-tailed deer. Go snowshoeing on Île Sainte-Marguerite. Hike along one of three loops for a short, relaxing walk. Cyclists can enjoy a network of 21 trials. Water lovers will experience peace floating in their kayaks or canoes. Anglers can enjoy fishing for pike, bass, sturgeon and other game fish on the St. Lawrence River.

    Calling all golfers! A golf course at Île à Pinard invites visitors to play 18 holes.

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Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier

The park is a plateau that is defined by glacial valleys, such as the Vallée de la Jacques-Cartier.

  • Location: In the Bas-Saint-Laurent tourism region; enter off of Route 132 between the municipalities of Saint-Fabien and Le Bic. The park is 30 minutes from Québec City.
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. Check website for activity details.
  • Amenities: Information centre; interpretive displays; equipment rental; Snowcat shuttle.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, canoeing, kayaking, boating, cycling, fishing, wildlife viewing
    • Winter: Snowshoeing, skiing, hiking, snowboarding, tobogganing
  • The park has a network of 11 snowshoeing trails totaling 78.7 km. Get into the Wolf Express for a shuttle ride through the mountains. Take a miniraft with the family and enjoy water fun such as inner tubing on Rivière Jacques-Cartier.

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Parc national du Lac-Témiscouata

Situated on Lac Témiscouata, the park is a great way for visitors to see the south shore of the St. Lawrence River.

  • Location: Located in the Bas-Saint-Laurent tourism region. Enter off of Route 132 between the municipalities of Saint-Fabien and Le Bic. The park is also accessible via Route 185; 90 km from Rimouski.
  • Use: Camping; day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. Check website for activity details and hours.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; Information centre; interpretive displays; equipment rental; firewood; canteen.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, wildlife viewing, cycling, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, camping

    There are about forty species of mammals, twenty fish species, fifteen reptile and amphibian species and 150 bird species which visit or live in the park. So, visitors will get a chance to see such creatures as the bald eagle, white-tailed deer, beaver, moose or muskrat. There are five hiking trails, 27 km in length, such as the Montagne-de-Chert Hike. Take a canoe camping trip from Petit lac Touladi to sites on Grand lac Touladi. Backpack the National Trail across the 175 sq km park. Fish for lake trout and whitefish in Lac Te´miscouata.

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Parc national de Miguasha

Parc national de Miguasha is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors will get a chance to get up close with fossils that are abundant in the park.

  • Location: On Chaleur Bay in the Gaspésie tourism region, off of Route 132, in the municipality of Nouvelle; or off of Route 132 in the municipality of Escuminac.
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Accessible year round. Check website for activity details and hours.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; canteen; museum; giftshop.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Museum, guided group tours, hiking
    • Winter: Museum, guided group tours, hiking

    380 million years later, visitors are treated to a special viewing of the fossil fish and plants that are protected and preserved by Parc national de Miguasha. Take guided tours of the park. Hike along the "Evolution of Life" trial which goes along a cliff - it is a learning experience with interactive display panels. Visit the museum of Natural history.

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Parc national du Mont-Mégantic

Come to this park for the magnificent views of the skies.

  • Location: In the Eastern Townships tourism region, in the village of Notre-Dame-des-Bois.
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Accessible year round. Check website for activity details and hours.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; information centre; interpretive displays; equipment rental; observatory; restaurant; pit toilets (on trails).
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, wildlife viewing, cycling, star gazing
    • Winter: Snowshoeing, skiing, star gazing

    Visitors can see over 120 bird species and 20 mammal species such as moose, white tailed deer, and the Canada Jay. Explore the mountains, valleys, ridges and hills, diverse plants. See the stars at the astronomy research centre or at the observatory. Visit the Dark Sky Reserve. Hike Mont Mégantic massif. Breathe in the beauty around you, as you walk through the deciduous, mixed and coniferous forests in the peaks of Mont St-Joseph, Mont Mégantic and Mont Victoria. Hikers can see the forest along Sentier de la promenade boréale trail, between Mont St-Joseph and Mont Victoria. There are 30 km of snowshoeing trails.

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Parc national du Mont-Orford

Parc national du Mont-Orford is a flourish of beauty and colour all year round.

  • Location: In the Eastern Townships tourism region near Orford.
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Accessible year round. Check website for activity details and hours.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; information centre; interpretive displays; equipment rental; canteen; arts centre.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, Wildlife viewing, swimming, cycling, canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing
    • Winter: Cross country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking

    Cross country skiers can glide along on 50 km of well-groomed trails, including 26 km for skate skiing. The Pic aux Corbeaux rock climbing cliff is for intermediate and expert climbers. Go cycling on the Montagnarde cycling path, through the forests of sugar maples, through the mountains, hills and ponds. Come in the fall to see the gorgeous colours. Visit Étang Fer-de-Lance Fen. See the various amphibians and reptiles. Spend an evening at Auberge Centre d'Arts Orford, and hear the symphony.

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Parc national du Mont-Saint-Bruno

Parc national du Mont-Saint-Bruno is close to the Montréal metropolitan area. The park's five lakes, orchard and mill are a great draw to visitors.

  • Location: Located in the Montérégie tourism region, 20 km from Montréal.
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round.
    • Late spring, summer, and early fall: 8am to sunset
    • Late fall, winter: 8am to 4pm
    Check website for activity details and hours.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; information centre; interpretive displays; giftshop; equipment rental; cross country ski school; tea room.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, wildlife viewing, apple picking, cycling
    • Winter: Cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snow walking

    There are 35-km of groomed trails, 27 km for cross country skiing and 8 km for skate skiing. The park offers night skiing in January and February. A cross country ski school offers classes for park visitors. In the summer and fall, hike the various trails. The Des Lacs Trail takes the hiker past 5 lakes, with a chance to see 20 bird species and 40 mammal species such as the white-tailed deer or a Belted Kingfisher. Take a walk onto lookouts and piers that stretch across the park. Go apple-picking at the park orchard.

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Parc national du Mont-Tremblant

In Parc national du Mont-Tremblant, there are six rivers and 400 lakes and streams. Canoe on any one of these waters for an adventure.

  • Location: 145 km north of Montréal in the Laurentides and Lanaudière tourism regions.
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. Check website for activity details and hours.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; information centre; interpretive displays; equipment rental; transport service; convenience store; giftshop.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, cycling, via ferrata, fishing, boating, stand up paddling, wildlife viewing
    • Winter: Skiing, snowshoeing, snow walking

    Enjoy the via ferrata circuit, and climb the park's mountains in a safe and secure environment, taking in the panoramic view. Catch a glimpse of any of the 40 mammal species that live in or visit the park, including wolves. There are 39 km, 6 different circuits, of marked and groomed ski trails. Enjoy backcountry skiing.

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Parc national des Monts-Valin

Parc national des Monts-Valin sits 984 metres above the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region, offering visitors a spectacular view of the area.

  • Location: In the Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean tourism region, 253 km from Québec City.
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. Check website for activity details and hours.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible (information centre); information centre; interpretive displays; equipment rental; transport service; mountain shuttle; cabins.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, wildlife viewing, canoeing, fishing, stand up paddling
    • Winter: Backcountry skiing, skishoeing (hok skis), snow walking, snowshoeing

    Go fishing for speckled trout or canoeing on any of the multitude of park lakes and rivers. Backpackers and backcountry skiers can enjoy a true wilderness adventure. Go snowshoeing on the Tête-de-Chien trail, or backcountry snowshoeing on 65 km of trails. The Snowcat shuttle to the base of Vallée des Fantômes will also get you to the backcountry. There are campgrounds outside the park. Enjoy the wildlife - summer and winter - where birders can see 130 species, and animals such as moose and beavers. If you're lucky, you'll see an eastern cougar. Go fishing and stay overnight on the shores of Rivière Valin. Canoers can also set up camp at the end of a long day of paddling.

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Park national d'Oka

Park national d'Oka is close to the city of Montréal, and is home to the three white chapels and four oratories built by the Sulpicians between1740 and 1742. See Lac des Deux Montagnes and the Adirondacks from the top of Calvaire d'Oka trail.

  • Location: In the Laurentides tourism region, 46 km from Montréal
  • Use: Camping; day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. Check website for activity details and hours.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; wheelchair-accessible activities; huttopia tent (wheelchair-accessible); washrooms; information centre; interpretive displays; equipment rental; canteen; transport services; ski school; boat launch; giftshop.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, swimming, cycling, canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddling, boating, wind surfing, wildlife viewing
    • Winter: Cross country skiing, kicksledding, snow walking, snowshoeing, tobogganing

    The park prides itself in offering plenty of activities for visitors who have mobility barriers. The park offers a recreational wheelchair that is adaptable for summer and winter activities. Go wind surfing. Make sure you see the beautiful forests, plants and wildlife in the area.

    There are 6 ski trials, with one accessible only for backcountry skiing. Take the family to the ski school. Snowshoers can travel on three marked trails, or rough it on Calvaire Hill.

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Parc national de Plaisance

Parc national de Plaisance is a visual delight of bays and marshes. Visitors and waterfowl such as ducks and herons both enjoy the beauty of the area.

  • Location: In the Outaouais tourism region, beside Plaisance, and about 70 km from Gatineau.
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round, but best enjoyed in summer and early fall. Check website for activity details and hours.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; information centres; interpretive displays; washrooms; equipment rental; shuttle service; community centre.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, boat cruise, cycling, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, row boats, wildlife viewing, fishing

    Hikers can walk the Zizanie-des-Marais trail along the floating boardwalk to the lookout tower, where birds, fish, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians go about their business. There are over 250 species of migratory birds, including Canada Geese, at the park. Take a pontoon boar for a nature cruise or to Chutes du Moulin Falls. Kayak up Baie Noire or Baie de la Pentecôte; canoe up Rivière la Petite-Nation. Anglers can try their luck in Rivière des Outaouais and Rivière de la Petite Nation. Cyclists can take the path between the Thurso sector and the Presqu'îles sector.

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Parc national de la Pointe-Taillon

Parc national de la Pointe-Taillon has an endless shoreline of red-streaked sand and beautiful water on a peninsula.

  • Location: On the north shore of Lac Saint-Jean in the Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean tourism region.
  • Use: Camping; day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. Check website for activity details and hours.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; information centres; interpretive displays; washrooms; equipment rental; transit service; ferry service; canteen; giftshop.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Cycling, swimming, kayak-camping, canoeing, kayaking, pedal boat, wildlife viewing

    Hike through the park to see beaver or moose. Take a walk on the sandy beach, and see if you can find some garnet, zircon or lodestone. Swim in the warm waters of Lac Saint-Jean, at the supervised beach. Take your boat onto the lake and enjoy a relaxing afternoon. If you want to go for longer than an afternoon, you can kayak and camp. Grab your bike and cycle on the 45 km networks of paths that run along Lac Saint-Jean and Rivière Péribonka, and across a peat bog.

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Parc national de la Yamaska

Located in the Appalachian Lowlands, Parc national de la Yamaska is a place for family fun year-round!

  • Location: 6 km from Granby in the Eastern Townships tourism region; 100km from Montréal.
  • Use: Camping; day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. Check website for activity details and hours.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; information centres; interpretive displays; washrooms; equipment rental; convenience store; canteen; giftshop.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Wildlife viewing, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, cycling, fishing, pedal boat, stand up paddling
    • Winter: Hiking, Snowshoeing, backcountry skiing, snow walking

    Take your boat into the Réservoir Choinière, and share the waters with fish, frogs, birds and Great Blue Herons. See if you can spot the Sandhill Crane, the Buff-breasted Sandpiper, or the Lesser Golden-plover, among other birds. Cycle around Réservoir Choinière, a 20 km ride, and stop at the viewpoints and rest stops to catch your breath and take in the view. Or, hike the 40 km of gorgeous trails through the maple forests.

    In the winter, snowshoe along four marked trails. Or ski into the backcountry for a wilderness adventure.

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Parc marin du Saguenay-Saint-Laurent

Parc marin du Saguenay-Saint-Laurent is the only marine park in Quebec, and is the perfect way to spend a day exploring the diverse natural beauty and wildlife of Eastern Canada's shores. You will likely see a blue whale.

  • Location: Located in the Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean, Charlevoix, Manicouagan, and Bas-Saint-Laurent tourism regions.
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round, but best enjoyed in summer. Check website for activity details and hours.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; information centres; interpretive displays; washrooms; equipment rental; mooring buoys; docking area; boat launch; ferry service; transit service; guided cruises; convenience store; canteen; giftshop.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Cruise tours, hiking, fishing, sea kayaking, sailing, scuba diving, whale watching

    Sail on the water in designated areas. Hike short trails which take an afternoon or less, or the long trails for days of hiking. Take one of a number of available cruises, and go whale watching. Belugas are common in the area. Kayakers can travel on the Fjord and the St. Lawrence Estuary with experienced guides. Water lovers can go snorkeling and scuba diving, and see a colourful, beautiful underwater world. Although the marine park is entirely water, there are areas for hikers to go to get a different view of the region.

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Parc national des Pingualuit

Parc national des Pingualuit, in Northern Quebec, is home to a 1.4 million years old crater, the Pingualuit crater, which is 3.4 km in diameter. Visit the park for a true wilderness experience, and appreciate the beauty of Northern Quebec.

  • Location: Northern Quebec.
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. During the winter, access to the park may be hampered by weather, so check website for activity details and hours.
  • The Interpretation and Visitor Centre, which is close to the park, is open year round: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Amenities: There are no services in the park.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking
    • Winter: Winter Cross country skiing, Back country skiing, winter activity packages

    Plan a winter excursion through the park with an experienced guide. Get an up close look at the lake in the Pingualuit crater, travel to Canyon of the Rivière de Puvirnituq and Qajartalik Island, and watch fishermen pick mussels from under the sea ice.

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Parc national Kuururjuaq

Parc national Kuururjuaq , an expanse of 4,460 sq km, is at the northern tip of the Québec-Labrador Peninsula. Experience the beauty of the Torngat Mountains in this remote artic zone.

  • Location: Northern Quebec.
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round. During the winter, access to the park may be hampered by weather, so check website for activity details and hours. The Interpretation and Visitor Centre, which is close to the park, is open year round: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Amenities: There are no services in the park.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, rafting
    • Winter: Alpine snowshoeing

    Northern Quebec is known for its arctic terrain. But, in the middle of parc national Kuururjuaq sits the Koroc River, and downstream from the river is the most beautiful expanse of boreal forest, where tamarack black spruce and white birch are plentiful. Make sure you see this wonder of nature. And, do not forget to visit the Torngat Mountains. Take an alpine expedition through the region, or trek through the Torngat Mountains - a number of adventures await!

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