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Protected area. Enriching nature experiences.

Just 30 minutes from Québec City, you’ll fall under the spell of a vast mountainous plateau cut by deep valleys. Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier is host to one of the most beautiful glacial valleys in Québec, the spectacular Vallée de la Jacques-Cartier. The Jacques Cartier River, calm in some places and turbulent in others, has sliced a 550-metre-deep channel into the plateau. A coniferous forest dominates the high plateaus, and deciduous trees people the deep valleys. Here, nature is both inspiring and serene.

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Park access authorization

To preserve the quality of the natural environment and the experience of visitors and employees, the number of visitors who can access a national park in a single day is limited. It is strongly recommended that you purchase your daily right of access online prior to a visit or buy an annual pass.

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Explo: a new game for young adventurers

Explo, the brand-new geolocation-based game will allow your small fry to have fun and move about while discovering Quebec's national parks. Download the free app before your visit to the park. Details


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Family Time

Activities for your youngsters, accommodations, and services - discover what this family destination has in store for your vacation! See our detailed fact sheet.


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Don't move firewood

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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Certificate of Excellence 2019 TripAdvisor

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