Parc national du Mont-Mégantic

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A nature-experience of international calibre at the heart of the first Dark Sky Reserve in the world!

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Parc national du Mont-Mégantic Sébastien Giguère | © Sépaq
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Daytime visit of the ASTROLab and the Observatory

Discover new activities when you visit the ASTROLab in afternoon: new movie Emergence: Cosmic Evolution, new 4K projection system, new Virtual Reality experience in the Solar System! Pursue your visit at the Mount Megantic Observatory, located at the top of the mountain, for explanation on its operation as well as the work and research accomplished by the astronomers.

Sébastien Giguère | © Sépaq

Astonomy evenings

At the heart of the first International Dark Sky Reserve, the ASTROLab and the Popular Observatory will guide you to the borders of the Universe, every summer evenings! With a multitude of telescopes operated by passionate presenters, the sky will no longer have any secrets, an unforgettable experience!

Astronomy evening at ASTROLab

Astronomy evening at the Popular Observatory

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Boréale trail

Once atop Mount Saint-Joseph (by foot or by car), discover a summit path in a boreal type climate. The viewpoint called Pic des Crépuscules allows you to contemplate the inner circular mountain. Take a break at the new hut!

Guillaume Poulin | © Sépaq

Escarpements trail

This 6.7 km loop, situated in the Franceville sector, opens on new landscapes and never seen before rocky caps of the massif: numerous cliffs, rocks overviews, luxuriant lichens, vertiginous points of view. The Pain-de-Sucre hill will reveal itself in its entire splendor.

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Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing

The Parc National du Mont-Mégantic is renowned for its exceptional quantity of snow. Come discover an all-white mountain as you cross-country ski or snowshoe surrounded by white trees as far as you can see.

Dominic Boudreault | © Sépaq

Astronomy in winter

On Saturday evenings, come and crown your outdoor outing with an afternoon visit to the ASTROLab or an evening of astronomy at the ASTROLab. Learn all about celestial movements, the winter sky, and astronomical news.

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Explo: a new game for young adventurers

This summer, a brand-new free geolocation-based game will allow your small fry to have fun and move about while discovering Quebec's national parks. The downloadable application will transform hiking into a challenging exploration mission for them, combining all sorts of nature challenges.

The game includes a version adapted to each parks for which it will be available, i.e. Aiguebelle, Bic, Jacques-Cartier, Mont-Mégantic, Plaisance, Mont-Saint-Bruno, Lac-Témiscouata, Yamaska, Mont-Orford, Mont-Tremblant, and Oka national parks.

Before your visit, download the Explo game on the App Store® and the Google Play StoreTM.

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