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Challenging but rewarding snowshoeing

We did a 5 KM loop (Trail 13) on January 4, 2019. The trail includes some steep hikes and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pure nature

Nice Park indeed, with entrance fee (national park). Especially beautiful now with the changing... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Chemnitz, Germany
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2796 Chemin de Saint-Jean-des-Piles, Shawinigan, Quebec G0X 2V0, Canada
+1 819-538-3232
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a 5 KM loop (Trail 13) on January 4, 2019. The trail includes some steep hikes and descents, but the views were worth it. It took us about 3 hours (we are average snowshoe enthusiasts). If you're into snowshoeing and want a good...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Nice Park indeed, with entrance fee (national park). Especially beautiful now with the changing colours of the leaves, even on a rainy day. Many nice walks and lots of lakes, paradise for canoeing and kayaking. Half of the park inaccessible until mid 2019 due to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank R R
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We rented canoes and hiked to Waber Falls. Get there early to avoid the crowds. We had the lake to our selves, it was peaceful and quiet. When we got back to the canoe,after the hike, it was a swarm people and canoes. There was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

I am a hiker by profession All my trips around the world are built around trails to hike This parc has one ot the best signs and directions and information you can get and it is maintained very Well

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Assael
Reviewed 29 June 2018

The national park is located between Montreal and Quebec city which makes it an ideal location when exploring Quebec. The park is well managed, extremely friendly staff and the camping facilities are excellent. There are many activities around the park such as canoeing, hiking and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Alissa B
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I am just reading about the Bridge that Duplessis built and collapsed into the river. Apparently, the design did not account for a rapid 50 degree temperature drop. I live by this river and it is the Guardian of my Sanity...lol. It is colder than...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

La Mauricie is the closest National Park of Canada to Montreal. It is very rustic in both it's location and feel. We only spent one night here before we continued on our trip to Gaspe. The campground itself was nice and level for our tent...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Darren5562
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

A very well organized and well kept Parc! Amazing views, astonishing lakes, rivers and waterfall. A place where to spend a day or a week if you want to camp or simply visit for picnicking. Indeed a place to visit!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank monicalu2015
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We live in the Mauricie area for the past 30 years and we visited this place last summer for the first time. Relaxing place to visit and spend time with nature. If in the area, you have to stop by and drive, walk, or bike...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank richardturgeon
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Set out for a walk in the park from across the bridge. After many wrong turns because there were no signs we found our way to the main car park. Guess what? One sign board that had been bleached by the weather. So no idea...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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