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Parc national d'Aiguebelle

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Open in the winter

Location

Parc national d'Aiguebelle is 50 km northeast of Rouyn-Noranda and 90 km from the Ontario border in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue tourism region.

Area: 268.3 km2

Sector 

Montréal

Québec

Rouyn-Noranda

Mont-Brun Discovery and Visitors Centre

626 km

862 km

50 km

Taschereau Visitors Centre

647 km

883 km

78 km

 

Access and Operating Period

Get directions

Mont-Brun Discovery and Visitors Centre

From Val d'Or:

  • Take Route 117 N for about 65 km, then turn right on Chemin Mont-Brun. Continue 22 km on a paved road and turn right onto Route d'Aiguebelle at village Mont-Brun. Once through the village, turn right at the bridge on the Route d'Aiguebelle. The park entrance is located 8 km from village Mont-Brun. The Discovery and Visitors Centre is located on Route 2 at 5 km from the entrance.

From Rouyn-Noranda:

  • Take Route 101 N and turn right on Route d'Aiguebelle at D'Alembert. Once at Mont Brun, turn left on the bridge and continue on for about 8 km until you arrive to the Mont-Brun park entrance. The Discovery and Visitors Centre is located on Route 2 at 5 km from the entrance.

From La Sarre:

  • Take Route 101 S and turn right on Route d'Aiguebelle at D'Alembert. Once at Mont Brun, turn left on the bridge and continue on for about 8 km until you arrive to the Mont-Brun park entrance. The Discovery and Visitors Centre is located on Route 2 at 5 km from the entrance.

From Amos:

  • Take Route 109 S. Once at Rivière-Héva, turn right on Route 117 N for 28 km, then turn right on Route Mont-Brun. Once through the village of Mont-Brun, turn right at the bridge on the Route d'Aiguebelle. The park entrance is located 8 km from village Mont-Brun. The Discovery and Visitors Centre is located on Route 2 at 5 km from the entrance.

Taschereau Visitors Centre (closed during winter)

From Amos:

  • Take Route 111 N towards Taschereau. Then, take Route 390 for 3 km and turn left onto montée d'Aiguebelle (road situated in front of the Tembec factory). Continue on 10 km to the Taschereau sector park entrance.

From La Sarre:

  • Take Route 101 S towards St-Rose-de-Poularies. Take Route 390 E and follow the signs for Secteur Taschereau.

From Rouyn-Noranda:

  • Take Route 101 N towards St-Rose-de-Poularies. Take Route 390 E and follow the signs for Secteur Taschereau.

From Val-d'Or:

  • Take Route 101 N towards Amos and continue to Taschereau. Take Route 390 for 3 km and turn left on Montée d'Aiguebelle (road located in front of Tembec factory). Continue on this road for 10 km until the park entrance in Taschereau sector.

Additional Information

The park is open year-round. To better plan your activities, please note the periods during which services are available in each sector.

Please contact the Sales and Reservations Office at any time at 1 800-665-6527 or the personnel at the Discovery and Visitors Centre (Mont-Brun) before leaving home for information on road conditions and expected precipitations.

Mont-Brun Sector

Abijévis Campground
Boutique Nature, convenience store, ice, vending machines with coffee and carbonated beverages, coin laundry, small watercraft rental, community room, discovery activities and picnic areas.

Le Garde-Feu convenience store

Periods:

  • September 16 to October 14, 2019
    • Monday to Thursday: closed
    • Friday, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • October 15, 2019, to May 28, 2020
    • closed
  • May 29 to June 21, 2020
    • Monday to Friday, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • June 22 to August 23, 2020
    • every day, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • August 24 to September 7, 2020
    • Monday to Friday, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • September 8 to October 12, 2020
    • Monday to Thursday: closed
    • Friday, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Monday, October 13, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Discovery and Visitors Centre (Mont-Brun)
Reception and information, Internet Wi-Fi, Boutique Nature, entry fee payment, fishing, camping and stays registration, light watercraft rental, outdoor equipment rental and soft drinks.

  • September 3 to October 14, 2019
    • Monday to Thursday: closed (please report to the administration from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
    • Friday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • October 15 to December 18, 2019
    • closed (please report to the administration from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • December 19, 2019, to January 5, 2020
    • Saturday to Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • December 25, 2019, and January 1, 2020: closed
  • January 6 to February 27, 2020
  • Monday to Thursday: closed
    • Friday, from 12 p.m to 5 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • February 28 to March 8, 2020
    • Saturday to Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • March 9 to 29, 2020
    • Monday to Thurdsay: closed
    • Friday, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • March 30 to May 14, 2020
    • closed (please report to the administration from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • May 15 to June 14, 2020
    • Monday to Thursday: closed
    • Friday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • June 15 to 18, 2020
    • every day, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • June 19 to September 7, 2020
    • every day, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • September 8 to October 12, 2020
    • Monday to Thursday: closed
    • Friday, from 10 am. to 6 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Monday, October 13, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • October 14 to 25, 2020
    • Monday to Friday: closed (please report to the administration from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

During weekdays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., contact the administrative office for more information at 819 637-7322.

Taschereau sector

Taschereau Visitors Centre
Reception and information, Boutique Nature, entry fee payment, fishing and camping registration, light watercraft rental, discovery activities, outdoor equipment rental, boat launching ramp, convenience store, ice, soft drinks

Periods:

  • September 16, 2019, to May 28, 2020
    • closed
  • May 29 to June 14, 2020
    • Monday to Thursday: closed
    • Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • June 15 to 18, 2020
    • every day, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • June 19 to August 23, 2020
    • every day, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • August 24 to September 14, 2020
    • Saturday to Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Friday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Universal Access

The following areas offer access to the mobility-impaired:

  • Mont-Brun Discovery and Visitors Centre
  • Taschereau Visitors Centre
  • Le Longicorne rustic shelter
  • Abijévis campground
  • Ojibway campground
  • Self-Guided Discovery Trail - La Castorière

Services

Boutique Nature

A vast array of souvenirs, clothing for adults and children, discovery products for young people, and outdoor items is offered at our 3 Boutique Nature stores.

  • Abijévis campground
  • Discovery and Visitors Centre (Mont-Brun)
  • Taschereau Visitors Centre

Equipment Rentals

Discovery and Visitors Centre (Mont-Brun) and Taschereau Visitors Centre

Boats

  • Canoe
  • Rowboat
  • Sea kayak (solo and tandem)
  • Kayak (recreational)
  • Pedal boat
  • Pédalo-ponton
  • Stand Up Paddle

Outdoor Equipment

  • Expedition backpack (70 and 90 litres)
  • Baby-carrier backpack
  • Dry bag (30 litres) for kayak-camping (Taschereau)
  • Cabin bedding
  • All outdoor equipment (mess kit, slipping bags, hostel sheet, etc.)
  • Mountain snowshoes (for children and adults)*
  • Baggage sled with hitch*
  • Sled for children*
  • Off-track skis (127 cm and 147 cm)*
  • Fatbike*

* Winter Activity Equipment (except for the Taschereau Visitors Centre)

Abijévis Campground Sectors

  • Canoe
  • Rowboat
  • Sea kayak
  • Pedal boat
  • Stand up paddle (SUP)

Room rental

A room is available for rent at the Mont-Brun Discovery and Visitors Center. With a capacity of 15 to 35 people, it is ideal for family or group receptions as well as for corporate events. Rate: $140/day.

For more information, please contact Nicolas Boulé at 819-637-2480, ext. 6003.

Food Services

The Discovery and Visitors Centre has a convenience store service and a kitchen area with dishes, a microwave, and a fridge, all at your disposal.

From mid-June to Labour Day, the Abijévis campground and the Taschereau Visitors Centrede offers a convenience store.

Baggage transportation services

Available to facilitate long cross-country skiing or snowshoeing outings. Please reserve 48 hours in advance by calling 1 800 665-6527.

  • Period: December 20, 2019 to March 29, 2020, every day except for December 25, 2019 and January 1, 2020
  • Rates: $13.75/trip/pers. (taxes not included) for all rustic shelters

Services for families

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


Nearby Services

Restaurants and Other Food Services

Ten km from the Taschereau Visitors Centre, you'll find a snack bar and a grocery store. The village of Mont-Brun has a grocery store and a gas station (8 km from the southern park entrance).


Contact Information

Mailing address:
12373, Route d'Aiguebelle
Rouyn-Noranda (Québec)  J0Z 2Y0

Telephone : 819 637-7322

Fax : 819 637-7106

parc.aiguebelle@sepaq.com

Important

Regulations

Regulations are in effect in Québec national parks. Before going to a national park, check the main rules and recommendations to better plan your visit. Details

Pets

Since May 17, 2019, dogs are allowed. However, they are only allowed in certain areas. Check out the applicable rules and authorized sites.

Guide dogs and service dogs are allowed everywhere. Other pets are still prohibited in national parks.

Documentation

Discovery Guide Careful by nature

Fishing

Day Fishing Plan 2020 (in French only) Fishing Results, 2019 Season (in French only) Fishing Results, 2018 Season (in French only) Fishing Results, 2017 Season (in French only) Fishing Results, 2016 Season (in French only) Fishing Results, 2015 Season (in French only)

Map Library

Summer Activities

Winter Activities

Maps of the lakes

(in French only)

According to the available data, the lakes maps may present various information such as bathymetry or sites favorable to fishing.

Lac Brunet

Lac Loïs

Lac Matissard

Lac Patrice

Lac Vose

Camping and accommodations

External Links

Tourisme Abitibi-Témiscamingue QuébecOriginal Camping Québec Festivals et Événements Québec Les attraits touristiques de l'Abitibi-Ouest Réseau d'observation faunique de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue Tourisme Rouyn-Noranda Le Noranda Hôtel et Spa Parc aventure Joannès Camp de base Abitibi

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