Parc National De La Jacques-Cartier - Hiking

Parc National De La Jacques-cartier - Hiking


Quebec City, National Capital, Quebec, Canada




Overview

Difficulty

Easy

Distance

76 KM

What are the activities on site?

Hiking


See photos of the Parc National De La Jacques-cartier


Why choose this trail?

Parc National de la Jacques-Cartier

Just at 30 minutes distance from the Quebec City, the cosmic hilly plateau cut area by deep valleys is there to greet your affably. To be clearer, the regional park names Parc National de la Jacques-Cartier is located about 50 km north to the main Quebec City. The park does not only affords you natural beauty but also concentrates on safeguarding “Flora and Fauna” in the Laurentian massif.

The magnificent Vallee de la Jacques-Cartier, known to be one of the most attractive hostile valleys in Quebec, is hosted by the Parc National de la Jacques-Cartier. Said to be tranquil is specific places and tumultuous in the others, the Jacques Cartier River has segmented a subterranean waterway inside the plateau which is of 550 meter deep.

For governing all the high plateaus, there is a coniferous wooded area or forest. The nature does not only provide you stunning scenarios but also inspires you from the inside. If you are here to entertain yourself with outdoor games and activities, then Parc National de la Jacques-Cartier is accurately your place. From Hiking, Recreational Kayak, Rabaska, Miniraft to Fishing, Biking, Geocaching, Canoeing, Skating, Skiing, all of your outdoor interest is assembled in one place for your convenience.

The area of this park is about 670 km2 and the governing body is Sepaq. It was established in the November of 1981. According to the statistical information, in 2005, Parc National de la Jacques-Cartier had more than 146,600 visitors. The active area for hiking trails of the park is about 100 km and for biking trails, fishing, tubing, kayaking, skiing, snowshoeing and canoeing are about 30 km. This park includes 114 campsites along with 5 yurts and 9 cabins.

Accompanied by the outdoor activities, this park has lot more to do with wildlife and waterfall. Some of the trails are open for everybody but the difficulty level may seem hard when you are not-so-good hikers. Though the trails are affordable but the level of falling during the way is a little high.

What is adventurous without panic! If you are really adventurous and want to lead the best moments of your life doing fanatical yet fun outings, Parc National de la Jacques-Cartier is just your place. Do not waste your time in holidays rather make a trip to Jacques-Cartier and live your life to the fullest.

If you are given to rate Jacques-Cartier, we would rate it 5 stars out of 5 as it affords you all sort of outing facilities.



What are the services on site?

Parking Reception Toilet Belvedere Shelter Refuge Winter camping Bridge Picnic table Rental center Baggage

What are the best trails at Parc National De La Jacques-cartier ?

  • Trails
    Distance
    Elevation
    Type
    Difficulty
  • L'Aperçu
    2.2 km
    Loop
    Beginner
  • Le Confluent
    1.7 km
    Loop
    Beginner
  • Chemin de la Vallée
    7.7 km
    Linear
    Beginner
  • Le Draveur sud
    7.4 km
    Linear
    Beginner
  • Les Cascades
    4 km
    Loop
    Beginner
  • La Tourbière
    2.9 km
    Loop
    Beginner
  • La Rivière-Sautauriski
    2.4 km
    Linear
    Beginner
  • L'Éperon
    5.4 km
    Loop
    Intermediate
  • Le Raquetteur
    5 km
    Linear
    Intermediate
  • La Rivière-Cachée
    3.3 km
    Loop
    Intermediate
  • Les Coulées
    10.4 km
    Loop
    Intermediate
  • Les Loups
    5.5 km
    Linear
    Advanced

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 8.50
Schedule
Open 24 hours every day
Coordinates
47.1740891 -71.3677271

What are the coordinates and address of Parc National De La Jacques-cartier?

Parc National De La Jacques-cartier, Québec
418 848-3169, poste 6
103 chemin du Parc-National Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury (Québec) G3C 2T5

What are the comments and evaluations from the community?

Lydia Crawford
Lydia Crawford
Stunning views, if you dont have much time like I did and are only there for a few hours, the l'eperon trail will satisfy your craving
2 years ago
Barb Barb
Barb Barb
Mission accomplished. It's fab!!
7 years ago
Carolin Murphy
Carolin Murphy
I have lot of funny there.
7 years ago
Tawny Olin
Tawny Olin
Nice!
6 years ago




Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the level of difficulty of Parc National De La Jacques-cartier ?

Easy

Is the place are families friendly?

No

What is the entry fee?

8.50 $

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

Yes


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