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Parc national du Canada de la Mauricie

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Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc, Quebec, Canada
+1 877-737-3783
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Entrée Saint-Mathieu: quitter l'autoroute 55 à la sortie 217 et suivre les indicEntrée Saint-Jean-des-piles : Autoroute 55, sortie 226 Nad 83 Long 72°46'3,04"O Lat 46°43'36,77"N UTM Nad 83 zone 18 670586,64 5177234,47 Entrée Saint-Mathieu : autoroute 55, sortie 217 en direction de Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc Nad 83 Long 72°57'57,08"O Lat 46°38'54,38"N UTM Nad 83 zone 18 655656 E 5168107 N Parc national du Canada de la Mauricie Bureau administratif 702, 5e Rue C.P. 160 Succ. Bureau-chef Shawinigan (Québec) Canada G9N 6T9 Réservation camping : 1-877-737-3783 Réservation longue randonnée : 819-538-3232 * Aucune réservation pour le canot-camping. Tél : 819-538-3232 Téléscripteur (ATS) : 1-866-787-6221 Téléc : 819-536-3661
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  • Average3%
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“national park” (14 reviews)
“canoe rentals” (4 reviews)
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Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc, Quebec, Canada
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"national park"
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"beautiful park"
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"canoe rentals"
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"quebec city"
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"road trip"
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"day trip"
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"hiking trails"
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"hour hike"
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"outdoor activities"
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"fall colors"
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"beautiful spot"
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"red fox"
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"couple of hours"
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"nova scotia"
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"scenic drive"
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"elevation changes"
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"took advantage"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This trip requires paddling and walking and is a great adventure with some sports. It’s beautiful and worth it. You can rent a kayak or canoe, I paid 50 Canadian for a full day single kayak. It’s about 4.5km on the water which took me...More

Thank Adam M
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed 2 days in this amazing park and it was just amazing!Hiking, canoeing and bathing.It was an unforgettable experience.Amazing Park!Please don’t forget to get ready to mosquitos attack...

Thank Clarissa M
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

I will start to say that with over 30 years camping we had no problems with enforcement at campground. Arrived, got to our clean gravel campgroung. Parked van (class B but small (westfalia type) on gravel away from fire pit. At 7 P.M., we were...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

This national park is really nice. We did the trail which lead us to the Waber falls. First you have to row 5km by canoe. This took us 1.5 hours because of a strong wind - it was very exhausting. Then we continued on the...More

1  Thank David K
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

we went here for a canoe/hiking trip. it‘s very beautiful park bit you have to know, that the street trough the park is closed until the end of the year. you can still explore a part of the park. we went canoe in the lake...More

1  Thank U844BSchristiang
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Disappointing that this is the only NP in Canada that does not allow dogs. Even more brutal is that this fact is not posted ANYWHERE on the website OR the downloadable visitor guide. Not one word about this. We drove over 6 hours with our...More

Thank ChefKevin99
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We were excited to visit this national Park after spending a fabulous time at Grasslands, Banff, Jasper, Pukaskwa and Forillon National parks. We had hiked many trails and had experienced the beauty and incredible vistas of our national parks, with our dog, in all the...More

1  Thank Lottie543
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

As you drive through this park, there are a number of lakes and rivers. They offer great views as well as swimming beaches. One of the beaches had a very nice restroom and changing area.. The drive through the center of the park was closed...More

Thank CKT808
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Would have given a much higher rating had it not been for the roadworks being carried out which meant that half the park was inaccessible and there were big trucks constantly travelling in and out of the park, at high speeds, from 7.00 am to...More

Thank Frank B
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Unfortunately, we were not properly prepared and only a very small part of the national park was open. We couldn't even drive the Scenic Drive. But that little part what we saw was great: frozen lakes, snow, fog - it was really special and you...More

Thank Anja H
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Bianca F
7 August 2018|
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Response from Bruce T | Reviewed this property |
Walking gets you from parking to waterfalls, canoe or kayak ( can be rented) will get you to see long winging lake
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MatthewWongHK
22 March 2018|
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Response from Paula R | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I recommend you visit the National Park la Maurice and do the canoe route to the Waber Falls. We stayed at Adas Guesthouse in Saint Jean des Piles. Very economical, well located house with a lovely family preparing an... More
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Brandusa B
9 August 2017|
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It depends on what you wish to do. It takes roughly 2 hours door to door from Montreal to the Park and the same from the Park to Quebec City. You can drive through the Park in roughly one hour ( it is a horseshoe shape with... More
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