Forillon National Park

All of the picnic areas listed below can be reached by car and offer a view out over the water. What could be more pleasant than enjoying a meal surrounded by fabulous scenery?

Picnic areas without shelters

The following picnic areas feature a pit toilet and garbage cans:

  • Fort Peninsula (underground fortifications, conventional toilet)
  • Petit-Gaspé (beach, head of Mont-Saint-Alban trail)
  • Anse-Saint-Georges (beach)
  • Anse-aux-Amérindiens (whale watching point, beach, start of last segment of the Les Graves trail)
  • Anse-au-Griffon (view out over a river valley)

Picnic areas with shelters

A service building (running water, toilets, wood stove) is located near the following outdoor picnic areas:

  • Cap Bon-Ami (beach, scenic lookout, head of the Mont-Saint-Alban trail)
  • Grande-Grave (beach, harbour, heritage sites open to visitors)
  • Cap-des-Rosiers harbour (visitor information and discovery centre,, Prélude-à-Forillon trail)

A visitor centre featuring toilets, running water and a food area are located near the following outdoor picnic area:

  • Penouille (sand beach – ideal for bathing; short walking and biking trail)


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