Parc national de la Gaspésie celebrated its 80th anniversary of creation in 2017-2018. The park, now recognized as a mecca for hiking in Québec, was created in April 1937 in order to permanently protect the Gaspésie Caribou and the beauty of Mont Albert and the McGerrigle Mountains, as well as the Rivière Sainte-Anne salmon. The altitude of these mountains deeply influences the climate that moulds the landscape and creates a diversity of species unique to Québec, and even the world. Arctic-alpine plants and tundra landscapes form a habitat for a herd of woodland caribou, the last representatives of this species south of the St. Lawrence.
On Saturday, January 27, 2018, no fewer than 13 of Québec’s 24 national parks, as well as Camp Mercier, Centre touristique du Lac-Simon and Station touristique Duchesnay, will open their doors to you absolutely free of charge. Special program, free access to trails and equipment on loan for a tryout await you. Details
In the mood for a few more days of fishing? Plan next summer’s fishing trip with cabin accommodations and get 20% off the third and subsequent days. Details
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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