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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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Description: Entrée Saint-Mathieu: quitter l'autoroute 55 à la sortie 217 et suivre...
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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Amazing camping and canoeing

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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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 

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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 

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Bern, Switzerland
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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.

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 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 

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Quebec City, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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 

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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 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 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 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

One of the best parks in the system and often ignored by many people. Beautiful lakes and super services. To get the most out of it visit the official website. Also open in the winter.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Drove from Trois Rivieres to the park . Travelled through traditional small quebecois villages, beautiful and very hospitable people. At the end we got to the park and were astonished with the beauty and abundance of the natural resources. We didn t camp and used a day pass. We spent 8 hours to go through the scenic paths and walks... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Still great after so many years. Must be my 40th time there. Awesome campsites shady and calm, specially at Wapizagonke area. Great hike paths, fantastic views and superb landscapes. Ideal for family, but also for couples. Chute Waber is a must ( have to do 1 h of canoeing + 1 h walk to get there but it's worth the... More 

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