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Parc national du Canada de la Mauricie

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Address: Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc, Quebec, Canada
Phone Number: 1-877-737-3783
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Entrée Saint-Mathieu:

quitter l'autoroute 55 à la sortie...

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)


G9N 6T9

Réservation camping : 1-877-737-3783

Réservation longue randonnée : 819-538-3232

* Aucune réservation pour le canot-camping.

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Great Place For Cross-Country Skiing.

We have a second home in the region and come here often in winter to do some cross-country skiing. The scenery is fantastic and the trails are always in exceptionnal... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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English first
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85 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have a second home in the region and come here often in winter to do some cross-country skiing. The scenery is fantastic and the trails are always in exceptionnal condition. Fall hiking is also a very good option. in both cases, you have a multitude of trails of varying lenght and difficulty but their all very interesting.

Thank Legerwoodman
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing. Beautiful. Nice hiking trails. Nothing to complain about. Lots of animals to see. Would definately Come again.

Thank Alexander A
Bologna, Italia
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167 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

We spent two weeks around Quebec visiting National park. This one was the best one for sure. It's full of activities, hiking, kayaking, and much more for every level. We stayed just one day in the park and we made some little hiking but I'll suggest just to do one single hike for all day long because a lot of... More 

Thank Melly80
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67 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is a canoers paradise! Gorgeous lakes, clean, swimmable. The canoeing is amazing. There is a rental place for canoes and kayaks but I don't know the rates because I came with my own boat. There are several kms of portage trails between lakes for the more adventurous. The camping is great and there is a lot of forest space... More 

Thank therev68
New York
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We spent just one day hiking and driving in the Parc National du Canada de la Mauricie -- and easily could have spent more time to camp and canoe there. We went on a 5.5 km hike with more uphill than expected but sufficient views of vistas and lakes to be worth it. About 1/2 way along the well-marked and... More 

Thank Markala
Bern, Switzerland
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111 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We spent 1 day in the park and are impressed by its beauty and richness. You can go there hike, kajak or bike. Check their website for more infos. Easy accessible park road for cars, entry fee is reasonable.

Thank dave303
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179 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We drove through the park from the Shawinigan entrance to the St.-Jean-des-Piles exit/entrance, which runs under an hour, viewing quiet, forest-filled landscapes of lakes and valleys. We regret not going to Le Passage viewpoint because you are very high up and we drove by vistas of majestic nature. We did stop and hike Les Cascades trail, which is easy and... More 

3 Thank Canucksontheloose
Quebec City, Canada
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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We camped for three nights at Wapizagonke campground with our 5 kids. I highly recommend this park. There is two park entrances with visitors centre but the one near St-Jean-des-Piles has some exhibitions which the kids enjoyed and you can also watch a 3D movie about the park. You can also pick up the Xplorer booklet for the kids. It... More 

2 Thank remylarocque1
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Our 3 day stay in Parc de La Mauricie were one of the highlights of our trip to Canada. We stayed inside the park, in one of the OTentTik bungalows (it was not cheap, but very comfortable, quiet and worthwhile, with everything we needed). The park itself was very beautiful and peaceful. The trails were marked and not crowded and... More 

2 Thank Joao C
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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96 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We stopped in Trois Rivieres for two days especially to come up to La Mauricie to go canoeing. We also wanted to see the park and the surrounding area and both were beautiful. We went to Wapizagonke (too bad it wasn't also the name of a major city or sports team - then maybe I could pronounce it). At Wapizagonke,... More 

1 Thank Ken L

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