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Parc National des Grands Jardins

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect day, Perfect trail We hike the 8.6 km to the top. The trails are very well maintain. The trail is consider difficult but it is, for the most part very well groomed with very little obstacle (rocks or boulder) in your way until lac...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TucsonOtawa_Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had this national park on our to-do list for a while and we are so happy that we finally hiked it! The trails are extremely scenic and easy to maneuver! The view points are incredible! You feel like you are on top of the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank yulneveroamalone
Reviewed July 24, 2019

We spent only 1 afternoon in the park and did a hike (La Chouenne) from the main visitors center. It is an easy hike that provides fantastic views and is well worth the time. This was out first time visiting some of the parks in...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Brandon0072
Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

Probably the most unique (and first time for me) hiking thru a finger of the Tiaga forest (pretty southern latitude for this type of ecosystem). We hiked the La Pinede Loop from the Chateau Beaumont parking area (it was a rainy day and clouds were...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank LittleAppleRed
Reviewed June 29, 2019

Nice trails, staff and great views but mosquitoes and black flies almost ruined the experience, had to keep moving and couldn’t enjoy the view for too long due to the biting bugs. Highly recommended as long as you have bug spray.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Patrik_Be
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Wish they were in our own backyard. We came into the Park from Saguenay, via the Mountain Drive, Rte 381, where the fall foliage was at its peak. Stunning. Reminded us of Colorado with all those brilliantly colored Aspen. Even if the weather couldn't make...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

This park is beautiful and reminded me somewhat of a shorter, greener Zion National Park in Utah. We came for the via ferrata and were not disappointed! It's a great activity for the whole family (as long as you're not too afraid of heights). We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank mccambjd
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

The Mont Du Lac des Signes (swan lake) is one of the high peaks in Quebec. It's very easy to get to the summit... you could almost get there with a walker. If you're in climbing mountains or trails you'll be disappointed.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank 815carlg
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Great hike with a beautiful viewpoint at the top, from which we spotted a moose. The park is clean, well-maintained and has excellent facilities (dry toilets along the trail). We highly recommend bug spray (those black flies are everywhere), however there is a picnic area...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Alissa B
Reviewed August 28, 2017

The sentier Mont-du-lac-des-cygnes is a beautiful 8.4 km (return trip) hiking trail in the Parc National des Grands Jardins located just minutes from Baie Saint-Paul. This is one of several trails available in the Parc National des Grands Jardins. An intermediate-level trail... this trail has...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from 815carlg | Reviewed this property |
Only in certain areas, visit the SEPAQ website for the maps were the dogs are allowed.
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I was there recently-biker myself but not on this trip-saw many bikers on the roads (all levels)-drivers seemed to be respectful to them. (hope you like hills!) Don't know about camping-only did day hikes-lots of people on... More
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