Over hill and dale, Parc national du Mont-Orford welcomes visitors to mature forests dominated by sugar maple. Come admire the mountains, hills and ponds, a happy mixture of plant and animal habitats. Whether you want to explore the trails, take a ride on the Montagnarde cycling path, climb to Pic de l'Ours, vacation at Centre de villégiature Jouvence, or be carried away by symphony music at Centre d'arts Orford, you’ll love discovering this park. The quality of its winter activities makes it very popular among cross country skiers and snow shoeing enthusiasts.
Click here to find out about the wide range of discovery activities available in the park!
Parc national du Mont-Orford has the potential to inspire wonder! And the best way is to participate in our discovery activities (in French only). Through the interpretation of natural and cultural heritage, you’ll learn more about the park and the importance of protecting it.
Among the riches we wish to share are:
To guide us in developing our discovery activities, all the parks have an education plan. To find out more about the foundations of the interpretation program at Parc national du Mont-Orford, see the summary of the park’s education plan (available soon).
Did you know that you can explore Étang aux Cerises from the Visitors Centre?
Étang aux Cerises in the Fall.
Whether by kayak or canoe, head out to explore this magnificent, rich and diversified body of water. From May to October, you can rent boats or put your own canoe or kayak in the water from the Visitors Centre. You’ll discover an enchanting pond, populated by intriguing plant and animal species. You’ll see floating islands, Common Loons, serpentine turtles, river otters, and carnivore plants.
Take the opportunity to follow the self-guided ecological circuit on Étang aux Cerises (Interpretation guide available at the Visitors Centre counter) to learn more about this fragile milieu.
Have a great ride!
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