Plaisance—the name evokes the pleasantness of a landscape broken by bays, ponds, and marshes. Cyclists and pedestrians can explore this landscape to their heart's content, thanks to a shuttle bus that runs from one headland to the other. In spring, Plaisance puts on a performance with thousands of Canada Geese. Come summer, it's a paradise for ducks, herons, ospreys, and dozens of other species. It's also the Ottawa River's soft breeze that makes the tall grasses bend and toss in a wave-like roll across the Petite Presqu'île, not far from the campground. Discover summer at Parc national de Plaisance.
After 10 years of field research, we are proud to present the first report on the evolution of the ecological integrity for Quebec’s National Parks. Access the entire findings (in French only) of more than 370 surveys carried out through the ecological integrity tracking program.
Are you interested in the conservation and management of the national parks? See the latest edition of the Conservation Bulletin for information on some recent research projects carried out in the Parcs Québec network. Science serving conservation!
Enjoy new advantages on purchase or renewal of your Annual Parcs Québec Network Card: a 10% discount in all Boutique Nature outlets and a free night of camping in the Parcs Québec network. Details and conditions
Make a contribution to the protection and conservation of Parcs Québec network national parks by participating in the Fonds Parcs Québec Adopt an Animal program.
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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