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Parc national du Canada de la Mauricie

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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...more
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

The Park is closed "after season", i.e. 7 out of 12 months a year. I do not mean that the Visitor's Office etc. is closed, but the access road is locked. (Yes, seriously). It seems to be normal in Canada. (Yes, seriously). We were there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

A huge green area between Montreal and Quebec City with all facilities you can expect. I went there in a sunny mid summer day and spent a wonderful time with my family. There are multiple picnic and camping area in the park but we stayed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MReza M
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We are avid campers and have been to most of the car accessible National Parks across Canada - we will not go back to La Mauricie and you might want to think twice; (- con) 2018 the park is under significant reconstruction so the entire...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Adam M
Reviewed July 2, 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...

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Bruce T
Reviewed June 25, 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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank davidyk93
Reviewed June 25, 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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank christiangs1982
Reviewed October 19, 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

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 7, 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

Date of experience: October 2017
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Bianca F
August 6, 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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Matt W
March 22, 2018|
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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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