Parc de la Chute-Montmorency


Parc de la Chute-Montmorency is a few minutes from downtown Québec City, across from Orléans Island, on the boundary of the Côte-de-Beaupré tourism region.

Parc de la Chute-Montmorency 13 km 266 km 463 km 809 km 630 km 823 km


Access and Operating Period

The site is accessible year-round with no admission fee. There may be a parking fee (when applicable).

Consult the operating hours of our services (cable car, parking and boutiques).

It's 13 km from the Old City and you can get there by bus. Les Tours du Vieux-Québec also offers a tour from the Old Quebec where you can enjoy 2 hours of free time at the Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. If you prefer cycling, the Corridor du Littoral bike path ends at the entrance to Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. An entry point is reserved for cyclists. Bike racks are available there.

Parc de la Chute-Montmorency is not part of the Parcs Québec network. The Annual Parcs Québec Network card is not valid for admission to this establishment.

Universal Access

The site is accessible to disabled people in wheelchairs.



Two boutiques offer Québec-made creations and souvenir gifts. There's one boutique at the station and an other inside Manoir Montmorency.

The Station

Set at the bottom of the falls, the cable car station is a great starting point for your visit. In it you’ll find a big windowed room with a view of the falls, a souvenir store, washrooms, La Sandwicherie restaurant and the cable car ticket counter. NEW – Custom-tailored reception for groups.

Cable Car

Hop aboard and open your eyes wide! The cable car is the perfect vantage point from which to watch the 83-metre-high waterfall flow into the St. Lawrence River. It takes only a few minutes to reach Manoir Montmorency from the Lower terminal at the level of the St. Lawrence. Enjoy the ride and an exceptional view! It can accommodate 40 people per gondola.


  • Wholesalers and groups (applicable to groups of 15 or more): Contact us!


Three parking areas provide car drivers with easy access to the site.

  • P1 - Base of the cable car, below the falls: for buses and cars
  • P2 - Manoir Montmorency, above the falls: for buses and cars
  • P3 - Boischatel, northeast of the falls: for cars only


Days and hours open (cable car, parking and boutique)


  • August 24 to October 25, 2015: every day, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.


  • October 26 to December 25, 2015: closed but the site remains accessible
  • December 26, 2015, to January 3, 2016: every day, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • January 4 to 29, 2016: closed but the site remains accessible
  • January 30 to February 28, 2016:every day, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • February 29 to March 31, 2016: Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Services for families

  • Drawing space (tables and chairs)
  • Baby changing tables at Manoir Montmorency and the station
  • Picnic areas
  • Outdoor playground

Contact Information

Site access:
5300, boulevard Sainte-Anne
Québec (Québec)  G1C 0M3

Mailing adress:
2490, avenue Royale
Québec (Québec)  G1C 1S1

Telephone : 418 663-3330

Telephone : 1 844 522-4883 (1 844 52CHUTE)

Fax : 418 663-1214 (sales)

Fax : 418 663-1706 (reception)

GPS coordinates (avenue Royale) :
46° 53' 13.27" N
71° 17' 07.71" W

GPS coordinates (entrance at the bottom of the waterfall)
46°52' 54'' N
71°09' 04'' W


Domestic animals

At Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, domestic animals kept on a leash are admitted, EXCEPT in certain places. Condition and regulation

Nearby Attractions

Québec City

Québec City is only 10 minutes by car from Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. Year-round, it's a real must-see. Let yourself be charmed by its little streets and historic buildings. Enjoy its many cultural activities and different restaurants. A little bit of Europe in North America!

Orléans Island

The bridge to Orléans Island is just across from Montmorency Falls. It's an invitation to go there! The island is truly a garden for Québec City with its diversity of farm landscapes. It also has well preserved heritage and historic sites, not to mention delicious local produce.


East of the park is Côte-de-Beaupré-a shoreline region with a wide range of tourism attractions for lovers of culture, heritage, adventure, and nature. Drive along Route de la Nouvelle-France, visit museums and interpretation centres, and admire the rolling countryside. And for hikers, whatever their level of ability, 200 km of trails cut through this area.

Charlevoix Light Rail Transit Train

Parc de la Chute-Montmorency is happy to welcome the Charlevoix Light Rail Transit Train to its station. This rail shuttle takes passengers through a 125 kilometres of panoramic landscapes between Québec City and La Malbaie. Watch it head out of the station several times a week, or if you’re a passenger, take advantage of the occasion to enjoy a ride on the cable car


Map of Parc de la Chute-Montmorency Careful by nature Wedding Brochure (in Fremch only)

External Links

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