Safety and guidelines

Forillon National Park

Important bulletin

Consult the important bulletins.

Wildlife safety

Only one species of bear inhabits the forested regions of Quebec – the black bear.

Safety on land

Get the most out the park’s trails.

Camping safety

Feeding wild animals is not only dangerous for you, but also for them.

Safety at sea

Specific tip for sea kayaking, diving and swimmer.

Road safety

For your safety and that of other users, as well as wild animals, reduce your speed once in the park.

Fishing safety

Catch limits and fishing regulations.

We rarely head out for an outdoor adventure with the expectation that something will go wrong, and most times everything will go right. However, sometimes the unexpected happens and when it does, it’s important that you are well informed and well prepared to minimize the negative impact of unfortunate circumstances.


For important information about staying safe while enjoying Forillon National Park, see the topics below. :

Safety is everyone’s responsibility.
At Parks Canada, we do our part to make sure you can have a safe visit by assessing the risks, managing hazards, and making sure that safety information is freely available to everyone.

You can do your part as visitors by making sure you seek out the information you need to stay safe and make well informed decisions while enjoying these special places. Visit our websites and stop at a visitor center to speak with our employees for the most up to date information. Make sure you are fully prepared for whatever activities you choose to participate in so you can have a safe, enjoyable and memorable visit.

For general information on how to stay safe when enjoying the outdoors visit

In case of emergency: Dial 911

First aid, wildlife protection, search and rescue: Call 1-888-762-1422

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