QUEBEC NATIONAL PARKS DAY

Parc national des Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie

L'Acropole with guide

In the company of a park warden and naturalist, you’ll explore Acropole des Draveurs trail, which takes you through a forest world to the first peak, where you’ll be immersed in an alpine environment featuring remarkable flora and breathtaking scenery.

  • Meeting place: Félix-Antoine-Savard Visitors Centre
  • Time: 9:00 a.m.
  • IMPORTANT: Acropole-des-Draveurs is a difficult trail. This activity is for hikers who are used to walking in the mountains (12 years of age and older). Conditions for access to the trail
  • Reservation required at 418-439-1227
  • Free of charge

Old Man of the Mountain

Meet our very own Old Man of the Mountain! A park warden and naturalist will be on hand at Summit 3, at the very end of Acropole-des-Draveurs trail, to discuss conservation issues in our national park and answer your questions.

  • Meeting place: Summit 3, Acropole-des-Draveurs trail
  • Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • IMPORTANT: Acropole-des-Draveurs is a difficult trail. This activity is for hikers who are used to walking in the mountains (12 years of age and older). Conditions for access to the trail
  • Free of charge

Tightly woven forests

Our forests feature a variety of fascinating interactions that you’ll have the chance to discover on this guided off-trail hike. The hike is actually part on-trail and part off-trail and covers a distance of approximately 5.5 km. Participants must have hiking shoes and clothing for both on- and off- trail hiking, appropriate for the weather conditions. Bring enough water to meet your needs.

  • Meeting place: Des Érables bridge located at km 2 (near the entrance of Des Érables trail)
  • Time: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Intermediate level trail. Reserved for adults and families with children 8 years of age and older.
  • Reservation required at 418-439-1227.
  • Free of charge

A protected environment

In a playful way, you’ll learn more about the species found on the high peaks of the national park, as well as the conservation issues of the day.

  • Meeting place: near Le Draveur Visitors Centre
  • Time: between 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Free of charge

Mobile interpretation unit

Our park warden and naturalist is available to answer your questions about wildlife. Come and meet this invaluable resource person!

  • Meeting place: in front of Félix-Antoine-Savard Visitors Centre
  • Time: between 8:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
  • Free of charge

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