Parc National De La Jacques-Cartier - Parc National De La Jacques Cartier

Parc National De La Jacques Cartier - Hiking

Quebec City, National Capital, Quebec, Canada

Parc National De La Jacques Cartier Statistics




76 KM

What are the activities at Parc National De La Jacques Cartier ?


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Why choose a trail at Parc National De La Jacques Cartier?

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?

Winter camping
Picnic table
Rental center

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

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

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 8.50

Open 24 hours every day


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

Customer Reviews

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 16 reviews

Recent reviews

Lydia Crawford

5 out of 5 stars

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

Barb Barb

3 out of 5 stars

Mission accomplished. It's fab!!

Carolin Murphy

3 out of 5 stars

I have lot of funny there.

Tawny Olin

3 out of 5 stars


Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

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


What are the opening hours ?

Open 24 hours every day

Is the place are families friendly?


What is the entry fee?

8.50 $

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

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