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Parc national de Miguasha


Parc national de Miguasha is on Chaleur Bay in the Gaspésie tourism region. It is accessed by leaving Route 132 either in the municipality of Nouvelle or in the municipality of Escuminac.

Area: 0.8 km2








Natural History Exhibitions

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Access and Operating Period

The park is open from June 2 to October 14, 2024. To better plan your activities, please note the operating period for the services.


  • Reception, self-guided tour and shop: 
    • June 2 to October 14, 2024: every day, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Universal Access

The following buildings offer access to the mobility impaired:

  • Natural History Exhibitions
  • Le Dévonien Lunch Counter
  • Boutique L'échoppe


Boutique L'Échoppe

Boutique L'Échoppe will charm you with the diversity and originality of its products. It offers ammonite or amber jewels and a wide range of decorative stone, mineral, or fossil objects, not to mention fine crafts by about thirty artists and artisans from the Gaspé Peninsula. Give someone an original gift or just treat yourself.


  • June 2 to October 14, 2024: every day, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Le Dévonien Snack bar

Snacks are offered to visitors: chips, ice cream, muffins and beverages.


  • June 2 to October 14, 2024: every day, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Services for families

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

Nearby Services


  • Two campgrounds 5 km and 15 km from the park
  • Two small inns 1 km and 2.5 km from the park

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
231 Route Miguasha Ouest
P.O. Box 183
Nouvelle (Québec)  G0C 2E0

Telephone : 418 794-2475

Fax : 418 794-2033



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


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


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


Discovery Guide List of activities offered (in French only) Careful by nature

External Links

Bonjour Québec Camping Québec The Way of Gaspé Cure, the Historic Route Hotel Baie Bleue Justification for being on the World Heritage List Le Québec maritime La petite route de la Seigneurie Parks Canada Riôtel Tourisme Gaspésie World Conservation Monitoring Center Voyager et découvrir

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