La Mauricie National Park


From October 30 to December 13 inclusive, 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 to road traffic from the Saint-Mathieu 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.

La Mauricie National Park invites you to experience winter in one of the most beautiful natural areas in Canada. The many snowshoeing trails will take your breath away. As soon as the snow begins to fall, the ski trails will let you enjoy the moment and connect with this protected nature.

Safety in winter

Come and enjoy your winter activities in the park's enchanting setting. In winter, we invite you to plan your visit carefully to ensure your own safety.

Protecting bats at risk

La Mauricie National Park protects three bats at risk that face many threats such as the white-nose syndrome.

Maintaining and restoring ecological connectivity

The conservation team works in consultation with regional stakeholders to maintain and restore the pathways animals use to move on land or in water.

Visit La Mauricie National Park

Activities and experiences

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

Plan a 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 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

Consult job offers, partners, filming permits, special event permits, business or occupancy permits, expropriation passes and plans.

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 2023-2024
Every day from December 14. 2023 to March 31, 2024
Full schedule


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