Information - Parc national d'Opémican - National Parks - Sépaq

Location

Parc national Opémican lies on the territory of the RCM of Témiscamingue in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue tourism region.

Access and operating periods

Get directions

Pointe Opémican sector

From Montreal (via Ontario):

  • Take Autoroute 40 to Highway 417 toward Ottawa. Continue on Highway 417, which will become Highway 17 near Arnprior. Continue on Highway 17 to Mattawa. In Mattawa, take Highway 533 and turn right on Highway 63 to Témiscaming. At Témiscaming, take Route 101 for 25 km, turn left on Chemin Opémican, and follow the signs to the visitors centre.

From Montreal (via Abitibi):

  • Take Autoroute 15 Nord to St-Agathe des Monts, then continue on Route 117 to Route 101 Sud. Then follow Route 101 to Laniel. Continue for 25 km on the 101, turn right on Chemin Opémican, and follow the signs to the visitors centre.

Rivière-Kipawa sector

From Montréal (via Ontario):

  • Take Highway 40 to Highway 417 in the direction of Ottawa. Continue on Highway 417, which will become Highway 17 at Arnprior. Continue on Highway 17 to Mattawa. In Mattawa, take Highway 533 and turn right on Highway 63 to Témiscaming. In Témiscaming, take Route 101 to Laniel.

From Montreal (via Abitibi):

  • Take Autoroute 15 north to St-Agathe des Monts, then continue on Route 117 to Route 101 south. Follow Route 101 to Laniel.

Additional Information

To better plan your activities, please note the periods during which services are available in each sector.

Pointe-Opémican sector

Pointe-Opémican Visitors Centre

Period:

  • June 17 to September 12, 2022
    • every day, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Rivière-Kipawa sector

Laniel Registration Centre

Periods:

  • June 17 to October 9, 2022
    • every day, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Services

Boutique Nature shop

A wide range of souvenirs, clothing for adults and children, discovery products for young people, and outdoor items are available at our two Boutique Nature shops:

  • Pointe Opémican Visitors Centre
  • Laniel Registration Centre

Equipment rental

Pointe-Opémican rental centre and Laniel Registration Centre

Nautical equipment

  • Canoe
  • Kayak
  • Pedal boat
  • Stand-up paddleboard

Outdoor equipment

  • Baby carrier backpack (loaned free of charge)
  • Bike (adult and child)

Food services

Pointe Opémican Visitors Centre offers a convenience store service. A microwave oven is also at your disposal.

Laniel Registration Centre offers a convenience store service.

Services for families

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


Nearby services

Restaurants and other food services

Pointe Opémican sector is located 27 km from Témiscaming, the nearest town, where you’ll find a grocery store, convenience stores, and restaurants.

Rivière Kipawa sector is located halfway between the towns of Témiscaming and Ville-Marie, where you’ll find a grocery store, convenience stores, and restaurants.


Contact Information

Mailing address:
5555, chemin Opémican
Témiscaming (Québec)  J0Z 3R0

Telephone : 819 627-3551

Telephone : 1 800 665-6527

parc.opemican@sepaq.com

Important

Regulations

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

Pets

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

Documentation

Discovery Guide Careful by nature

Fishing

Day Fishing Plan 2022 (in French only) Fishing Results, 2021 Season (in French only) Fishing Results, 2020 Season (in French only) Fishing Results, 2019 Season (in French only)

Map Library

Camping and accommodations

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.

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.

2021 season

Partners

Coop de l'Arrière-Pays
Téléphone : 819-629-9448
https://arrierepays.coop/


External Links

Bonjour Québec Camping Québec Festivals et Événements Québec Les attraits touristiques de l'Abitibi-Ouest Réseau d'observation faunique de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue Lake Temiskaming Tour Tourisme Abitibi-Témiscamingue Kipawa Tourism Tourisme Rouyn-Noranda Accès Plein-Air

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