Jacques-Cartier National Park

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Quebec, QC G1R 5V7- Map It
(418) 848-3169

AAA Editor Notes

Jacques-Cartier National Park (Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier) is 40 km (25 mi.) n.w. via Hwy. 175. Encompassing 670 square kilometres (259 sq. mi.), this national park, surrounded by Laurentides Wildlife Reserve, centers on the Jacques-Cartier River, which has cut a deep channel through the surrounding wooded uplands and mountains. Atlantic salmon spawn in late September. The Discovery and Visitors Centre, 10 kilometres (6 mi.) from Hwy. 175, has exhibits and audiovisual presentations describing the park and its habitat. Pets are not permitted. Recreational activities are permitted. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
$8.50; free (ages 0-17).
Hours: Open daily, mid-May to late Oct. and mid-Dec. to early Mar. Hours vary; phone ahead.