Information - Parc de la Chute-Montmorency - Tourist Establishments - Sépaq

Parc de la


Parc de la Chute-Montmorency is a few minutes from downtown Québec City, across from Orléans Island, on the boundary of the Côte-de-Beaupré tourism region.

Parc de la Chute-Montmorency 13 km 266 km 463 km 809 km 630 km 823 km


Access and Operating Period

The site is accessible year-round with no admission fee. There may be a parking fee (when applicable).

Consult the operating hours of our services.

It's 13 km from the Old City and you can get there by bus. Les Tours du Vieux-Québec also offers a tour from the Old Quebec where you can enjoy 2 hours of free time at the Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. If you prefer cycling, the Corridor du Littoral bike path ends at the entrance to Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. An entry point is reserved for cyclists. Bike racks are available there.

Parc de la Chute-Montmorency is not a Québec National Park. The Annual Québec National Parks Card is not valid for admission to this establishment.

Universal Access

The site is accessible to disabled people in wheelchairs.



Two boutiques offer Québec-made products and souvenir gifts. There's one boutique at the station and an other inside Manoir Montmorency.

The Station

Set at the bottom of the falls, the cable car station is a starting point for your visit. In it you’ll find a big windowed room with a view of the falls, a souvenir store, washrooms, La Sandwicherie restaurant and the cable car ticket counter. NEW – Custom-tailored reception for groups (May to October).

Cable Car

Hop aboard and open your eyes wide! The cable car is the perfect vantage point from which to watch the 83-metre-high waterfall flow into the St. Lawrence River. It takes only a few minutes to reach Manoir Montmorency from the Lower terminal at the level of the St. Lawrence. Enjoy the ride and an exceptional view! It can accommodate 40 people per gondola.


  • Wholesalers and groups (applicable to groups of 20 or more): Contact us!


Two parking areas provide car drivers with easy access to the site.

  • P1 - Base of the cable car, below the falls: for buses and cars
  • P2 - Manoir Montmorency, above the falls: for cars


Days and hours open (cable car, parking and boutique)


  • April 21 to May 25, 2018
    • Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • May 26 to June 22, 2018
    • every day, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • starting June 16, the Station parking lot opens at 7:30 a.m., according to the Train léger de Charlevoix schedule


  • June 23 to August 19, 2018
    • every day, from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (cable car and boutique)
    • every day, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. (parking)
    • every day, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Manoir's boutique)


  • August 20 to November 4, 2018
    • every day, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (cable car and boutique)
    • every day, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. (parking)
    • every day, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Manoir's boutique)
  • November 5 to December 25, 2018: closed but the site remains accessible


  • December 26, 2018, to January 6, 2019
    • every day, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • January 7 to 25, 2019
    • closed but the site remains accessible
  • January 26 to March 3, 2019
    • every day, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • March 9 to April 14, 2019
    • Monday to Friday: closed but the site remains accessible
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Services for families

To better plan your activities, please consult our family services.

Contact Information

Site access:
5300, boulevard Sainte-Anne
Québec (Québec)  G1C 0M3

Site access (via ferrata and zipline):
2490, avenue Royale
Québec (Québec)  G1C 1S1

Mailing adress:
2490, avenue Royale
Québec (Québec)  G1C 1S1

Telephone : 418 663-3330

Telephone : 1 844 522-4883 (1 844 52CHUTE)

Fax : 418 663-1214 (administration)

GPS coordinates (avenue Royale) :
46° 53' 13" N
71° 09' 08" W

GPS coordinates (entrance at the bottom of the waterfall)
46°52' 54'' N
71°09' 04'' W


Domestic animals

Dogs are allowed in Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, under certain conditions. Guide dogs and service dogs are allowed everywhere. Condition and regulation

Using drones

In order to minimize the impact on wildlife and on the customer experience, Sépaq does not allow recreational drone use at the establishments it manages. Find out more

Nearby Attractions

Québec City

Québec City is only 10 minutes by car from Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. Year-round, it's a real must-see. Let yourself be charmed by its little streets and historic buildings. Enjoy its many cultural activities and different restaurants. A little bit of Europe in North America!

Orléans Island

The bridge to Orléans Island is just across from Montmorency Falls. It's an invitation to go there! The island is truly a garden for Québec City with its diversity of farm landscapes. It also has well preserved heritage and historic sites, not to mention delicious local produce.


East of the park is Côte-de-Beaupré-a shoreline region with a wide range of tourism attractions for lovers of culture, heritage, adventure, and nature. Drive along Route de la Nouvelle-France, visit museums and interpretation centres, and admire the rolling countryside. And for hikers, whatever their level of ability, 200 km of trails cut through this area.

Charlevoix Transit Train

Parc de la Chute-Montmorency is happy to welcome the Charlevoix Transit Train to its station. This rail link takes passengers through a 85 kilometres of panoramic landscapes between Québec City and Baie-Saint-Paul. Watch it head out of the station several times a week, or if you’re a passenger, take advantage of the occasion to enjoy the panoramic circuit including the cable car ride, the suspension bridge and the panoramic stairs.


Map of Parc de la Chute-Montmorency Careful by nature Wedding Brochure (in French only)

External Links

QuébecOriginal Québec City Tourism Route des Via Ferrata du Québec

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