La Mauricie National Park

The park's vast forests and 150 lakes are fabulous playgrounds that are home to a rich diversity of plants and animals, including loons and white pines. A team of scientists is working to understand, protect and restore these ecosystems, which offer enjoyment in all seasons.


From October 11 to December 14, the facilities are closed and there are no services in the park. Visitors who choose to access the trails are responsible for their own safety and must be self-sufficient in any emergency that may arise.

Please note that emergency services may be unavailable or significantly delayed during this period.

Until May 2023: Seasonal closure from the Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc entrance to the Rivière-à-la-Pêche service centre.

Cellular telephone service is not available throughout all of La Mauricie National Park.

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY: 819-536-3180.

Winter activities to discover

Make the most of the winter season by planning a hiking, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing trip, or a winter camping getaway.

All about ecological integrity

The team keeps an eye on the park's health, including monitoring wolf and turtle populations.

Conservation in action

Learn about our efforts to protect and restore the park's rich ecosystems through a series of multimedia stories.

Visit La Mauricie National Park

Activities and experiences

Enjoy hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, photography and more.

Plan your visit

See information about hours of operation, fees, facilities, parking, and more.

Camping and overnight accommodations

Find winter accommodation, accommodation at the Wabenaki-Andrew Domain, semi-serviced campgrounds and more.

Tours and programs

Plan your next outing: Guided tour, learning experiences, discovery activities and more.


Make a reservation for winter campsites, accommodations and more.


Learn about the daily visitor fees, free admission for youth and more.

Safety and guidelines

Before your visit, check for important bulletins, trail conditions, weather and more.

About La Mauricie National Park

Nature and science

See the park's wildlife that our team of scientists protect, including bats and loons.

Culture and history

Read about the cultural landscape, the 50th anniversary of La Mauricie National Park and more.

Stewardship and management

Find out about job offers, partners, the La Mauricie National Park management plan and more.

Indigenous connections

Explore the history, culture and links with the Atikamekw community, archaeological discoveries and more.

Contact La Mauricie National Park

Parks Canada National information line

Hours of operation

Winter season 2022-2023
Every day from December 15. 2022 to March 31, 2023
Full schedule


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