Information - Réserve faunique de Portneuf - Wildlife Reserves - Sépaq

COVID-19 : New preventive measures in certain alert levels, visitor's guide, and limited activities and services

The current call volume is causing additional waiting times. We suggest consulting the Frequently Asked Questions and booking online.

Réserve faunique de Portneuf

Partial opening

This establishment is partially open. Certain health and safety measures to combat COVID-19 (coronavirus) have been put in place to ensure the health and safety of staff and customers.

Consult the list of activities and services offered


Réserve faunique de Portneuf lies in the Québec City tourism region about one hundred kilometres northwest of the capital.

Rivière-à-Pierre Registration Centre 92 km 244 km


Access and Operating Period

The registration centre is at the administrative office in Rivière-à-Pierre.


  • March 16 to May 14, 2020
    • Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday: closed
  • May 15 to September 12, 2020
    • Saturday to Thursday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Friday, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • September 13 to October 8, 2020
    • every day, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • October 9 to November 7, 2020
    • Saturday to Thursday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Friday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • November 8 to 15, 2020
    • every day, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • November 16 to December 17, 2020
    • Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday: closed
  • December 18, 2020, to March 14, 2021
    • Monday to Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Friday, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday: closed

Get directions

From Quebec City:

  • From Highway 40 (West), take exit 281. Follow Route 365 North until Saint-Raymond, then Route 367 North until Rivière-à-Pierre.

From Montreal:

  • From Highway 40 (East), take exit 254. Follow Route 363 North, then Route 354 East until Saint-Raymond, then Route 367 North until Rivière-à-Pierre.


Registration Centre

  • Information
  • Registration
  • Rental
    • Fishing rod
    • Canoe
    • Row boat
    • Bedding
    • Motor
    • Pedal boat
    • Life jacket for adult and children
  • Sales
    • Bait and decoys
    • Promotional items (clothing, gifts, publications and outdoor items)
    • Firewood
    • Access rights
    • Spring water
    • Ice
    • Insect repellent
    • Hunting licence
    • Fishing licence
    • Boating safety kit

There's 5 territory warden cabins:

  • Lac Bellevue
  • Lac de Travers
  • Lac Desrochers
  • Lac Lapeyrère
  • Groupe-Nature

Territory warden

Bellevue cabin convenience store (campground)

Services for families

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

Nearby Services

Two km from the registration centre, Rivière-à-Pierre offers a full range of services (grocery store, gas station and so on).

Contact Information

Registration Centre and Administrative Office:
229 Rue du Lac Vert
P.O Box 10
Rivière-à-Pierre (Québec)  G0A 3A0

Telephone : 418 323-2021



Dogs are allowed in wildlife reserves, but only on certain sites. Guide dogs and service dogs are allowed everywhere. Condition and regulation

Using drones

In order to minimize the impact on wildlife and on the customer experience, Sépaq does not allow recreational drone use at the establishments it manages. Find out more

Map Library

(in French only)

General Map

Winter Activities

Camping and accommodations


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. For an easier consultation, they have been grouped by sector.

Accommodation sectors






De la Baie

De la Terrasse

De l'Anse

Des Cèdres

Des Chicots

Des Épinettes

Des Russules

Des Sapins



Du Barrage

Du Centre

Du Coteau

Du Loup

Du Plateau

Du Repos







Main de Fer





Soleil Couchant



Day fishing

Day fishing

To open a compressed file, save it to your computer first. Unzip all the contents of the folder by pressing and holding (or right-clicking) on the folder, select Extract All, and then follow the instructions.

Small Game Hunting

White-tailed deer hunting

Big Game Hunting


How to use MicroSD files for Garmin GPS

Please follow these steps to copy the GPS file on your MicroSD card:

•  Download the GPS file.
•  Save the file on your workstation.
•  Decompress the*.zip file.
•  Insert the MicroSD card into your computer, perhaps with the help of an adapter.
•  Copy the Garmin folder on your MicroSD card.
•  Withdraw the MicroSD card from your computer.
•  Insert the MicroSD card into your Garmin GPS.

Important: Please do not change the name of the directory or of the file; otherwise your GPS will be unable to read the document. The MicroSD card can hold only one GPS file. Use is reserved for Garmin GPS only.

GPS files - Réserve faunique de Portneuf (moose) (2020)

GPS files - Réserve faunique de Portneuf (white-tailed deer) (2020)

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

Québec City Tourism QuébecOriginal Fédération québécoise du canot et du kayak : Info-débit Nouveau Monde

Be Informed

Sign up for Sépaq emails to be the first to find out about our promotions, news and special offers.

Sign Up