AAA Editor Notes
Montmorency Falls Park (Parc de la Chute-Montmorency), 11.2 km (7 mi.) e. via Autoroute 440 in the sector of Beauport, is at the confluence of the Montmorency and St. Lawrence rivers. On the promontory, the park is reached via Hwy. 360 (avenue Royale), and offers a spectacular view of the 83-metre-high (270-ft.) waterfall, the St. Lawrence and the south shore of Québec. A suspension bridge spans the waterfall, which is 30 metres (98 ft.) higher than Niagara Falls.
A gondola lift provides rides to the promontory, where Montmorency Manor (Manoir Montmorency) offers an interpretation center and other facilities. The upper portion of the park also can be reached by climbing a panoramic, 487-step staircase. Summer activities include hiking, cycling and Via Ferrata while winter activities include snowshoeing and ice climbing (beginner's courses are available).
Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.