What to do when it rains?

Suggested activities for a rainy days

Although summer is often synonymous with warm and sunny days, Mother Nature nevertheless has gray moments in store for us all. You no longer need to rack your brain to find the perfect activity to while the time away during a rainy day! Sépaq destinations offer activities galore to make you forget the gloomy weather in short order.

Parc national du Lac-Témiscouata Parc national du Lac-Témiscouata
Parc national du Lac-Témiscouata Stéphane Audet | © Sépaq

It’s raining? Let’s go for a walk!

Hiking enthusiasts are well aware that even when it rains, walking in the forest is a must. Sheltered from the showers under mature trees, you’ll find that Mother Nature unveils her bounty in a whole new light. The atmosphere is very different and the wildlife is much more visible. Keep your eyes peeled! Memorable encounters await you.

A good dose of astronomy

Let yourself be transported from the Earth to the stars. Parc national du Mont-Mégantic’s ASTROLab offers you a voyage of adventure through the biggest enigmas of the universe: a dizzying look at all that is cosmic, from the immensely big to the infinitely small. Attention all families! Access to astronomy activities is free of charge for children. This is how we help dazzle and develop our future scientists!

A journey underwater

A spectacular experience is in store during your day trip to Aquarium du Québec. You’ll discover a whole new marine world during a journey to the bottom of the seas! Visiting our indoor pavilions, you'll meet nearly 10,000 marine specimens, all of them fascinating in their own right.

Parc national du Mont-Mégantic
Parc national du Mont-Mégantic Steve Deschênes | © Sépaq
Aquarium du Québec
Aquarium du Québec Francis Bouchard | © Sépaq
Parc national du Mont-Mégantic
Parc national du Mont-Mégantic Steve Deschênes | © Sépaq
Parc national de Miguasha
Parc national de Miguasha Mathieu Dupuis | © Sépaq

Everywhere, close to your home

It’s discovery time! Sépaq destinations offer an array of day and evening discovery activities. You’ll be able to immerse yourself in the fascinating natural universe that surrounds you. So let yourself be enchanted by the hidden secrets of our exceptional protected territories, often located a stone’s throw from your home. Discovery activities are offered free of charge for youngsters 17 and under, accompanied by an adult. All you have to do is enjoy!

Visiting a unique fossil site

Visit the Parc national de Miguasha natural history exhibitions and get to know Elpistostege watsoni –his friends call him Elpi – a specimen that may well be our closest finned relative ever discovered on the planet. A one-of-a-kind remnant preserved in Québec soil… you’re sure to be knocked out!

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