Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier


Just 30 minutes from Québec City, you’ll fall under the spell of a vast mountainous plateau cut by deep valleys. Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier is host to one of the most beautiful glacial valleys in Québec, the spectacular Vallée de la Jacques-Cartier. The Jacques Cartier River, calm in some places and turbulent in others, has sliced a 550-metre-deep channel into the plateau. A coniferous forest dominates the high plateaus, and deciduous trees people the deep valleys. Here, nature is both inspiring and serene.

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Cabin: fall weekday promotion

Take advantage right now of 20 % off on cabin, rustic shelter and yurt stays from Sunday through Thursday until October 30, 2016. Enjoy the season of colors and stay close to the hiking trails in one of our comfortable cabins. Certain conditions apply.

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Family Time

Activities for your youngsters, accommodations, and services - discover what this family destination has in store for your vacation! See our detailed fact sheet.

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Annual Parcs Québec Network Card

Your pass for our protected areas. Enjoy an unlimited acces to the 24 Québec’s national parks for a period of 12 months! Details

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Adopt an Animal - Fonds Parcs Québec program

The funds raised through this program will be used to support conservation projects aimed at promoting the preservation of these and several other species, including some endangered species. A symbolic adoption that makes a real difference! Details

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A bird’s eye view of the park thanks to GoHélico

Why not visit Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier from ‘way up in the sky? Climb aboard a luxurious GoHélico helicopter and let yourself be seduced by the beauty of the land.  For more information


Don't move firewood

A single piece of firewood can destroy millions of trees. Invasive insects and diseases can hide inside it. Buy it locally. Burn it on site. Find out more


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