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Parc national des Monts-Valin lies in the Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean tourism region.

Area: 154 km2

Chicoutimi Sector
Discovery and Visitors Centre 489 km 241 km 30 km


Access and Operating Period

Get directions

From Montréal:

  • Take Highway 40 to Québec City. Then, from Québec City, take Route 175 North to Chicoutimi. Cross Dubuc bridge to reach the northern sector and follow directions for Route 172 East towards Tadoussac. 10 km from Chicoutimi at the village of Saint-Fulgence take Rue Saguenay, and then take Rang Saint-Louis for 17 km.

From Charlevoix:

  • Continue on Route 138 to Fjord du Saguenay. Take the ferry to Tadoussac. On the north shore of the fjord, take 172 West (Route de Tadoussac) towards Chicoutimi. At the village of Saint-Fulgence (93 km after Tadoussac), take Rue Saguenay, and then take Rang Saint-Louis for 17 km.

Public charging stations for electric vehicles

Three level 2 charging stations are available at the Discovery and Visitors Centre parking lot. 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

Reception, information, and reservations, permanent exhibit, Boutique Nature, camper registration, equipment rental, sale of provincial fishing licences. Open 7 days a week.


  • April 1 to May 16, 2024
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • May 17 to June 20, 2024
    • every day, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • June 21 to September 1, 2024
    • every day, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • September 2 to October 20, 2024
    • every day, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • October 21 to December 1, 2024
    • Saturday and Sunday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • December 2, 2024 to March 31, 2025
    • every day, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Public transit

A public transit service takes you from Saguenay to St-Fulgence via STS, located at 17 km from the park entrance.

Universal Access

The Discovery and Visitors Centre offers access to the mobility-impaired.


Boutique Nature

At the Discovery and Visitors Centre, come and check out our wide range of souvenir items, adult and children's clothing, heritage discovery products for young people, and outdoor items.

Equipment Rental

  • Camping stove
  • Canoe
  • Recreative kayak
  • Stand up paddle board
  • Climbing skins
  • Ground mattress
  • Mess kit
  • Rowboat
  • Lifejacket
  • Snowshoes (for adults and children)
  • Telescopic poles
  • Cramp

Baggage and Vehicle Transport

Let us carry your bags to your camp. Details :

Baggage Transport- Winter

Baggage Transport - Summer

Vehicle Transport - Summer

Convenience Store

  • Boating safety kit
  • Bundle of firewood
  • Candles
  • Fly repellent
  • Ice
  • Snack
  • Freeze-dried meal
  • Water (4 litres)
  • Worms
  • Autres articles divers

Additional services

Parc national des Monts-Valin, in collaboration with Happy Yak, are pleased to offer you a ready-to-eat meal service.

Nearby Services


Bed & breakfasts are available about 20 km from the park. Inns, hotels, motels, and campgrounds are located 30 km from the park.


A great variety of restaurants, ranging in style from fast food to fine dining, are available to visitors within a 20- to 40-km radius from the park.

Contact Information

Maling Address:
360 Rang Saint-Louis
Saint-Fulgence (Québec)  G0V 1S0

Telephone : 418 674-1200

Fax : 418 674-1246

Tourist accommodation
Cabins: registration number 145456
Campgrounds: registration number 216182



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 Winter trail guide (in French only) GPS location List of activities offered (in French only) Careful by nature


Fishing Plan 2025 (in French only) Day Fishing Plan 2024 (in French only) Fishing Plan 2024 (in French only) Fishing Plan 2023 (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

Winter Activities

Summer Activities

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

Association touristique régionale du Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean Bonjour Québec Camping Québec ZEC Martin-Valin Promotion Saguenay Le Valinouët Les Chalets St-Fulgence Gîte Aûx Bôns Jardîns Gîte de L’Artian Parc Aventures Cap Jaseux Auberge Carcajou Auberge du Yéti L’Éternel spa Ville de Saint-Fulgence

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