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Location

Parc national de la Gaspésie is located in the heart of the Gaspé Peninsula. Route 299 crosses the park from north to south.

Area: 802.2 km2

 

Montréal

Québec

Rimouski

New Richmond

Discovery and Visitors Centre

751 km

529 km

218 km

100 km

 

Access and Operating Period

Get directions

Mont-Albert sector

  • By the north of the Gaspésie: Take Route 132 until Sainte-Anne-des-Monts. Take Route 299 south for 40 km until the discovery and visitors centre.
  • By the south of the Gaspésie: Take Route 132 until New Richmond. Take Route 299 north for 100 km until the discovery and visitors centre.

Lac-Cascapédia Registration Centre

  • By the north of the Gaspésie: Take Route 132 until Sainte-Anne-des-Monts. Take Route 299 south for 22 km. Then take Route 11 (gravel road) for 10 km.
  • By the south of the Gaspésie: Take Route 132 until New Richmond. Take Route 299 north for 116 km. Then take Route 11 (gravel road) for 10 km.

Mont-Jacques-Cartier Registration Centre

  • By the north of the Gaspésie: Take Route 132 until Mont-Sainte-Pierre. Then take Route 2 (gravel road) for 27 km.
  • By the north of the Gaspésie: Take Route 132 until Sainte-Anne-des-Monts. Take Route 299 south for 40 km until the discovery and visitors centre. Take Route 16 (gravel road) for 42 km.
  • By the south of the Gaspésie: Take Route 132 until New Richmond. Take Route 299 north for 100 km until the discovery and visitors centre. Take Route 16 (gravel road) for 42 km.

Public charging stations for electric vehicles

Two level 3 charging stations are available at the Discovery and Visitors Centre parking lot (Mont-Albert sector). Details

Additional Information

The park is open year-round. When planning your activities, find out when the services are available for each sector.

Discovery and Visitors Centre (Mont-Albert Sector) and Mountain School

Services: reception and information, entry fee payment, camper registration, convenience store counter, sale of ice, firewood and fishing permit, Boutique Nature and outdoor store, equipment rental, picnic area, washroom facilities, first-aid services, interpretation and exhibit room.

Periods:

  • April 2 to May 16, 2024
    • closed
  • May 17 to June 21, 2024
    • every day, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • June 22 to September 2, 2024
    • every day, from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • September 3 to October 14, 2024
    • every day, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Self-registration post: year-round

Lac-Cascapédia Registration Centre

Services: reception and information, entry fee payment, camper registration, basic food items and other products, Boutique Nature, sale of ice, firewood and fishing permit, kayak, canoe, pedal boat, stand up paddle and rowboat rental, washroom facilities, first-aid services.

Periods:

  • June 7 to 21, 2024
    • every day, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • June 22 to September 2, 2024
    • every day, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • September 3 to 30, 2024
    • every day, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mont Jacques-Cartier Registration Centre

Services: reception and information, entry fee payments, camper registration, caribou interpretation kiosk, Boutique Nature, basic food items and other products, sale of firewood, canoe rental, washroom facilities, first-aid services.

Period:

  • July 1 to September 30, 2024
    • every day, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Universal Access

The following areas offer access to the mobility-impaired:

  • Discovery and Visitors Centre
  • Gîte du Mont-Albert
  • Grande-Fosse lookout

Services

Boutique Nature

A vast array of souvenir items, clothing for adults and children, discovery products for young people, and outdoor articles are offered at Boutique Nature, located at the Discovery and Visitors Centre.

Equipment Rentals

A variety of outdoor equipment can be rented at the Mountain School, located at the Discovery and Visitors Centre.

* Some equipment rental for children (17 years of age and younger) is offered free of charge, subject to availability (for a maximum of one day).

Nautical equipment is available for rent at the Lac-Cascapédia Registration Centre and canoes are available for rent at the Mont-Jacques-Cartier Registration Centre.

  • Period: June 22 to September 15, 2024

Food Services

You’ll find sandwiches, salads, and other ready-to-eat dishes at the Discovery and Visitors Centre. Gîte du Mont-Albert also offres a food service and lunch boxes for your nature outings.

Transportation Services

Places are limited, so it's important to make a reservation at 1-800-665-6527 or with the staff.

Short shuttles (15 minutes or less)

Long shuttles (30 minutes and over)

Coin laundry

Laundromats available at the the Mont-Albert campground. Bring $1 coins.

Services for families

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


Nearby Services

In Sainte-Anne-des-Monts (at 40 km from the Discovery and Visitors Centre):

  • Many types of accommodations: hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts
  • Family restaurant and snack bar
  • Banks and credit unions with automatic teller machines
  • CAA garage
  • Car rental
  • Pharmacies
  • Grocery store
  • Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) (liquor store)

Contact Information

Mailing Adress:
1981 Route du Parc
Sainte-Anne-des-Monts (Québec)  G4V 2E4

Telephone : 418 763-7494

Fax : 418 763-9492

parc.gaspesie@sepaq.com

Tourist accommodation
Cabins: registration number 172126
Campgrounds: registration number 198531

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

Domestic animals

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.

Companion Leisure Card (CAL)

Companion Leisure Card (CAL) holders may be accompanied free of charge by one person during a visit in a Québec national park. Find out more

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

Filming

A private individual or production company must obtain prior authorization to carry out a video shoot or photo session on Sépaq-managed territories. Find out more

Documentation

Discovery Guide Camping guide (in French only) Winter trail guide List of activities offered (in French only) Careful by nature

Fishing

Day Fishing Plan 2024 (in French only) Fishing Results, 2023 Season (in French only) Fishing Results, 2022 Season (in French only) Fishing Results, 2021 Season (in French only)

Map Library

Summer Activities

(in French only)

General map of the park - Backpacking

Topographic profile - La Grande traversée trail

Map of the Rivière Sainte-Anne canoe route

Summer backcountry area

KML files

To view the KML files, you must have the Google Earth software on your computer.

Trail - La Chute-Sainte-Anne

Trail - Sentier La Lucarne

Trail - La Saillie

Trail - La Chute-du-Diable

Trail - La Serpentine - Centre de services

Trail - Le Mont-Albert - versant nord

Trail - Le Tour-du-Mont-Albert

Trail - La Serpentine - Ruisseau-Isabelle

Trail - Le Mont-Olivine

Trail - Le Lac-aux-Américains

Trail - Le Mont-Ernest-Laforce

Trail - Le Mont-Jacques-Cartier

Trail - Le Mont-Xalibu

Trail - Le Mont-Joseph-Fortin

Trail - Le Mont-Richardson

Trail - Le Pic-du-Brûlé

Trail - Le Pic-de-l'Aube

Trail - Mont-Jacques-Cartier campground - Discovery and Visitors Centre

Trail - Mont-Saint-Pierre - Rivière Cap-Chat

Trail - Chouette hut - Huard hut

Trail - Huard hut - Lac-Cascapédia campground

Trail - Pluvier hut - Discovery and Visitors Centre

GPX files

The GPX file is a file format importable into a GPS.

Trail - La Chute-Sainte-Anne

Trail - La Lucarne

Trail - La Saillie

Trail - La Chute-du-Diable

Trail - La Serpentine - Centre de services

Trail - Le Mont-Albert - versant nord

Trail - Le Tour-du-Mont-Albert

Trail - La Serpentine - Ruisseau-Isabelle

Trail - Le Mont-Olivine

Trail - Le Lac-aux-Américains

Trail - Le Mont-Ernest-Laforce

Trail - Le Mont-Jacques-Cartier

Trail - Le Mont-Xalibu

Trail - Le Mont-Joseph-Fortin

Trail - Le Mont-Richardson

Trail - Le Pic-du-Brûlé

Trail - Le Pic-de-l'Aube

Trail - Mont-Jacques-Cartier campground - Discovery and Visitors Centre

Trail - Mont-Saint-Pierre - Rivière Cap-Chat

Trail - Chouette hut - Huard hut

Trail - Huard hut - Lac-Cascapédia campground

Trail - Pluvier hut - Discovery and Visitors Centre

Winter Activities

(in French only)

Map of winter trails

Map of the Mont Ernest-Laforce sector off-trail zone

Winter backcountry area

Avalanche terrain ratings

Avalanche terrain of Ernest-Laforce sector

Avalanche terrain of Mont Logan

Avalanche terrain of La Grande Cuve and Le Mur des Patrouilleurs

KML files

To view the KML files, you must have the Google Earth software on your computer.

Abri de la Grande-Fosse trail

Mont-Olivine - Centre de services trail

La Serpentine - Centre de services trail

Champs-de-Mars trail

La Chute-du-Diable trail

La Chute-Sainte-Anne trail

La Grande-Cuve trail

Le Lac-aux-Américains trail

La Lucarne trail

Le Mont Hog's Back trail

Le Mont-Joseph-Fortin trail

Le Mont-Richardson trail

Les Panaches trail

Le Petit-Saut trail

Du Portage trail

Ruisseau-Isabelle - Mont-Olivine trail

Ruisseau-Isabelle - La Serpentine trail

La Saillie trail

Lac-aux-Américains Circuit

Le Lac-Haymard Circuit

Les McGerrigle Circuit

Les Chablis

Cascapédia Circuit

Logan Circuit

GPX files

The GPX file is a file format importable into a GPS.

Abri de la Grande-Fosse trail

Mont-Olivine - Centre de services trail

La Serpentine - Centre de services trail

Champs-de-Mars trail

La Chute-du-Diable trail

La Chute-Sainte-Anne trail

La Grande-Cuve trail

Le Lac-aux-Américains trail

La Lucarne trail

Le Mont Hog's Back trail

Le Mont-Joseph-Fortin trail

Le Mont-Richardson trail

Les Panaches trail

Le Petit-Saut trail

Du Portage trail

Ruisseau-Isabelle - Mont-Olivine trail

Ruisseau-Isabelle - La Serpentine trail

La Saillie trail

Lac-aux-Américains Circuit

Le Lac-Haymard Circuit

Les McGerrigle Circuit

Les Chablis Circuit

Cascapédia Circuit

Logan Circuit

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.

Complementary tool: Avenza Maps

The mobile app allows you to geotag your location on our territory maps. To read one of our maps using Avenza Maps, download the maps from the Avenza Maps mapstore.

Several other maps of Sépaq (including lake maps) are accessible via the mapstore of Avenza Maps. You can access the maps directly in the application or via their website.

External Links

Bonjour Québec Camping Québec Québec International Appalachian Trail (SIA-QC) Avalanche Québec Le Québec maritime Parks Canada Tourisme Gaspésie Vacances Haute-Gaspésie

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