COVID-19: Preventive measures, visitor's guide, and limited activities and services


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Preventive measures against COVID‑19

Everything you need to know

Preventive measures | Visitor's guide | Sépaq's commitment | Limited activities and services

Access to Sépaq's territories, accommodations and activities is authorized in line with public health recommendations. Health and safety measures have been implemented at our establishments. The collaboration and sense of responsibility of visitors are paramount.

Parc national du Mont-Tremblant Parc national du Mont-Tremblant
Parc national du Mont-Tremblant Mathieu Dupuis | © Sépaq

Public health measures in certain alert levels

Health regulations issued by public health authorities have been implemented in regions targeted by the "green" designation. However, it is the visitor's responsibility to ensure that a stay or a visit complies with the public health regulations in effect in his or her region of origin.

Regions designated as “green”

  • Indoor private gatherings: maximum of 10 people from different addresses or all occupants of 3 residences. Physical distancing and wearing a mask are still strongly recommended.
  • Outdoor private gatherings: maximum of 20 people from different addresses. Physical distancing is strongly recommended.
  • Only three family units or 10 people from different addresses may rent an accommodation unit at any given time.
  • Sports and recreation: outdoor activities permitted for a maximum group of 50 people, regardless of the number of addresses. Indoor activities permitted for a maximum group of 25 people, regardless of the number of addresses. A distance of 1 metre must be maintained between persons who do not reside at the same address.
  • Food service areas are open. A maximum of 10 people may be seated together at the same table (indoor). Outdoor terraces can accommodate a maximum of 20 people per table. A guest register is maintained. Bookings are required.
  • Gift shop and convenience store are open.
  • Wearing of a mask is mandatory in all places where it is required. Wearing a mask outdoors is still strongly recommended if the one-metre distance guideline cannot be maintained.

These new regulations are applicable in the following establishments:

For more information on the measures in place, please refer to our frequently asked questions.

The visitor's golden rules

Step 1
At home

Obligatory

Use the virtual ticketing system

Entry fee for a national park and Annual card

IMPORTANT! Only those who purchased their daily access rights in advance online or who hold an annual card can access the park. Please note that the possession of a daily access right or an annual card ensures access to the park, barring an exceptional situation. However, the safety of visitors and employees will continue to be a priority. We therefore recommend that you arrive early!

Beach access parking (Mont-Orford, Oka and Yamaska national parks)

A parking fee applies when the beaches are supervised. The parking fee for beach access must be purchased online and guarantees access to the beach. It can be purchased up to 30 days before a visit.

Access fee for day fishing
Entry ticket for Aquarium du Québec


Plan all your stays

Online booking
Customer Relations Centre


Consult our digital tools

Free geolocalized maps (trail maps, lake maps, general maps, etc.)   
List of limited services and activities offered
Website of your destination

Step 2
What to bring

Use your own equipment

  • Equipment rentals may be available, but Sépaq recommends that you bring your personal equipment if you have it:
    • personal flotation device (PFD) for boating activities,
    • bike and bike helmet,
    • watercraft and paddle.
  • Please note that the lending of equipment and accessories intended for families will be withdrawn until further notice: stroller, child trailer for bicycle, child carrier bag, high chair, etc.
  • Bring your own bedding for your nature stay (no bedding rental offered - except for hotels).

Bring what you need

  • Bring :
    • hand disinfectant, mask or face cover,
    • tablecloth (stay or picnic),
    • disinfection supplies (such as wipes) for watercraft, campground services (such as water, electricity and sewage intakes),
    • etc.
  • Access to buildings, shops, and restaurants may be limited, so don't forget to bring your water, snacks, lunch, etc.
  • Plan to pay by card if additional purchases are to be made on site.

Step 3
On the big day

Protect your health and the health of others


Keep abreast of what's open and what's closed

  • The range of activities and services on offer is changing rapidly and differs from one establishment to another. Check the website of your destination before you leave.

Prepare yourself properly before arriving on site

  • Access to the registration and visitors buildings is limited. You must therefore plan your outing accordingly (clothes on, equipment ready, hydration and food adapted to the day). Please note that it is not possible to leave personal belongings inside the registration or visitors buildings.
  • Preparing yourself adequately is the first step in the safe and enjoyable practice of your favourite activities. You are responsible for your own safety and risk management is an integral part of your experience. Play it safe

Avoid rush hour

  • Arrive early.
  • Explore less travelled trails and attractions.

Step 4
On site

Observe physical distance measures

  • Keep one metre away from each other at all times.
  • Respect public health regulations regarding gatherings.
  • Avoid common areas and buildings unless absolutely necessary.
  • Respect the maximum capacity inside buildings, as well as the limited time allowed to access them.
  • Fishing: For people who do not live at the same address, the distance of 1 metre must be respected in the rowboat. Persons residing at the same address may respect the capacity of the boat (up to 4 people, including 3 adults, for a Sépaq rowboat).

Observe the exceptional measures in effect

  • Check the maximum number of people allowed in the different locations.
  • On trails:
    • Circulate according to the indications.
    • Make sure to maintain physical distancing on trails.
    • If there’s two-way traffic, priority should be given to those heading outward (those returning should move aside).
    • Be careful when moving aside by choosing a safe spot with low impact on vegetation.
    • Wait for the right moment to overtake (no approaching within one metre).
  • Respect trail, service, or sector closures.
  • Wearing a mask outdoors is still strongly recommended if the one-metre distance guideline cannot be maintained.
  • It is mandatory to wear a mask in indoor public places. This measure applies in the following places:
    • National parks: discovery and visitors centres, shops, washrooms, rental centres, community halls, ASTROLab, etc.
    • Wildlife reserves: registration centres, shops, evisceration cabins, common areas of lodges, hotels, and inns, community halls, etc.
    • Tourist establishments: restaurants (except at one’s table), hotel corridors and common areas, shops, indoor pools, common washrooms, reception rooms (except at one’s table), rental centres, exhibition pavilions.
    • Note: Accommodation units such as cabins, ready-to-camp units, yurts, rustic shelters, hotel rooms, and campsites are not considered public places.
  • Note that wearing a mask is mandatory aboard shuttles (where the service is offered) and in certain via ferrata circuits.

Be courteous

  • Wash your hands often and before entering buildings.
  • Cough into your elbow.
  • Remain respectful with employees and other visitors.

Sépaq's commitment

The health and safety of staff and clients remains Sépaq's priority. We have implemented a number of measures in line with public health recommendations. We continue to adjust to the situation in order to contribute as much as possible to the collective effort to combat the spread of COVID-19.

The great outdoors isn’t far from your home

Sépaq will remain vigilant and will adapt its offering to changing circumstances and the instructions issued by the authorities. At present, only activities and services entailing a very low risk of transmission will be offered.

Limited activities and services

Click on the map for a list of activities and services offered for each destination. IMPORTANT: The offering may vary from one establishment to another according to customer influx. In order to respect health measures and directives and ensure visitor and employee safety, Sepaq reserves the right to limit, impose a quota on, and/or restrict access to services, activities, sites (including trails), and even entire territories.

You have questions?

The special situation caused by COVID-19 generates a lot of questions from customers, especially if you have a stay coming up. Our team has put together a list of the most frequently asked questions. If your answer is there, you'll save a lot of time by booking online.

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