Plan your visit

Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve

There are two options to get to Minganie, the region harboring the Mingan Archipelago located on the North Shore of Quebec. Take the 138 E highway, or travel by plane to Sept-Îles and drive by car for the remaining 200km. Marine transportation is required from Havre-Saint-Pierre or Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan to visit the islands, where it is possible to stay the night. We are open from June to September.

Services and information

Brochures and publications

Maps, visitor guide.

Boat operators

Learn more about the boat operators recognized by Parks Canada.

Camping and accommodations

Camping, oTENTik, Ôasis, 4 star accommodations.

Hours of operation

Reception and interpretation centres.


Seasonal and local weather, and trends.

Safety and guidelines

Important bulletins, seasonal safety, park regulations, best practices, hiking, camping and maritime safety, and more.


Daily visitor fees, camping fees, and more. Free admission for youth.

Local attractions and tourism

Community services, tourism information.

Travel trade

Discover what Parks Canada in Quebec has to offer.

Located in the eastern province of Quebec, at approximately 870 km from Québec City, the Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve of Canada protects about twenty main islands and sedimentary islets as well as more than 1,000 Precambrian islands and islets stretching along the coast of the Minganie region.

The archipelago includes the largest concentration of monoliths in Canada, a diversified wildlife and plant life, a variety of accommodations and activities and two lighthouse stations. You’ll be delighted at first sight!

How to get here


Mingan Field Unit
1340 de la Digue Street
Havre-Saint-Pierre QC G0G 1P0

Reception and Interpretation centre
1010 promenade des Anciens
Havre-Saint-Pierre QC G0G 1P0


By car:
take Highway 138 from Quebec (approximately 870 km from Quebec to Havre-Saint-Pierre)

By bus:
Autobus Intercar links Quebec to Havre-Saint-Pierre via Sept-Iles (Information: Ste-Foy 418-650-0087; Quebec 418-525-3000; Baie-Comeau 418-296-6921; Sept-Iles 418-962-2126).

By plane to Havre-Saint-Pierre :
Air Liaison (1-888-589-8972)

By plane to Sept-îles :
Air Canada (1-888-247-2262) 
Pascan Aviation (1-888-885-8777)
Provincial AirLines (1-866-962-0380)

By boat :
the Croisières Relais Nordik Inc. line links Rimouski, Sept-Îles, Port-Menier, Havre-Saint-Pierre, Anticosti island and the Lower North Shore with the Bella Desgagnés (1-800-463-0680)

Facilities and services

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