Nature and science

La Mauricie National Park

For 50 years, nature has been the main attraction at La Mauricie National Park.

Did you know that 93% of the park is covered by forest? It is also home to 47 species of mammals, 214 species of birds, 31 species of fish and 19 species of reptiles and amphibians—not to mention hundreds of plant species!

A team of dedicated scientists protects this rich habitat located in the heart of the Laurentian forest.

Nature protection

View of a lake in La Mauricie National Park.


Learn about the park's unique landscapes and how its lakes, forests and geology are preserved for future generations.

An employee of La Mauricie National Park is in charge of a prescribed fire.


See the initiatives that aim to maintain ecological integrity: Ecosystem conservation and restoration, prescribed burns and more.

A wood turtle moves on the ground in La Mauricie National Park.


Discover how the park provides habitats that suit the lifestyle of different animal species, from mammals to fish.

A wetland in La Mauricie National Park that is home to many aquatic plants and amphibians.

Plant life

Explore the park's forested landscape, which represents 93% of the park's area and features 30 species of trees and over 100 other plants.

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