Parc national de la Gaspésie
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On April 14, 1937, the Quebec government created Parc national de la Gaspésie making this year our 85th anniversary! Family, friends, and avid lovers of the outdoors, nature and history are all invited to take part in celebrating our history. Thank you all for helping us protect this exceptional natural environment in the heart of a sea of mountains.
From the mountain to the sea
The pic de l’Aube Trail is one of the highlights of the parc national de la Gaspésie’s Grande-Traversée. This hike is one of the most beautiful sections of the Sentier International des Appalaches. The last section of the trail offers a breathtaking view of the St. Lawrence River.
Lac Cascapédia is 4 km long lake located in an intimate and lush setting. Be charmed by its cool tranquility. Lac Cascapédia offers rest and contemplation its calm campground site as well as high-energy canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding and pedal boat rentals.
The park offers five easily accessible sections for family outings with both low and intermediate level changes in elevation. For the easiest hikes, you have the choice between the Ste-Anne Falls and the Cascapédia River. The Lac aux Américains and the Lucarne hikes will have you tackling a bit more of a climb and the Mount Ernest Laforce hike offers a striking view from an altitude of 820 m.
A new and improved shuttle service
Runners and day hikers can now enjoy our new shuttle service. Get dropped off at your chosen trail head and run or hike back to your car at the service centre. Looking to take on 10, 15, or 30 km? The choice is yours! Paid service. Reservation required.
Whether you’re a hiker or thrill seeker, discover the park’s beauty in a different light by renting snowshoes or backcountry skis. Curious about what winter sports have to offer? The Mountain School is here to help! You can also rent all the necessary safety equipment as well as cross-country and Nordic skis.
Relaxing at Gîte du Mont Albert
Gîte du Mont-Albert, a 4-star hotel, offers guests all the comfort they need. Located in the heart of Parc national de la Gaspésie, this magnificent inn is known for its hospitality, fine local cuisine and unique décor.
Enriching nature experiences.
Québec’s national parks, guardians of countless treasures, offer a chance to connect with nature. Safeguard these protected areas so they can be cherished and enjoyed for generations to come.