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Parc National De L'île-Bonaventure-Et-Du-Rocher-Percé - Parc National De L'île-Bonaventure-Et-Du-Rocher-Percé

Parc National De L'île-bonaventure-et-du-rocher-percé - Hiking

Gaspésie - Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Parc National De L'île-bonaventure-et-du-rocher-percé Statistics

Difficulty

Easy

Distance

15 KM

Elevation gain

300 meters

What are the activities at Parc National De L'île-bonaventure-et-du-rocher-percé ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Parc National De L'île-bonaventure-et-du-rocher-percé?

This park, with an area of 5.8 km², is divided into two sectors: Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock. The trails roam the Bonaventure Island sector. In the browsing, we go through different natural habitats: meadow, wasteland, mixed and boreal forests, bog, beach, cliff and an area of mosses and lichens. The island has more than 500 plant species including arctic-alpine plants. The paths all lead to a colony of gannets, the largest in North America. Interpretive signs deal with this bird. We will also see a group of about 250,000 marine birds such as guillemots and razorbills. Nearby, an observation tower used to spot whales off. Chemin-du-Roy path along the cliff, through the Bay of Marigots and can admire the ancestral houses and the landscape. On the coast, we can see crabs and sea stars or the distance, seals and dolphins


What are the services on site?

Parking
Reception
Toilet
Belvedere
Restaurant
Accessible for people with reduced mobility
Interpretation Center
Picnic table

What are the hiking trails at Parc National De L'île-bonaventure-et-du-rocher-percé ?

Trails Distance Difficulty
Boucle secteur île-Bonaventure 8.2 km Intermediate
Sentier Chemin-du-Roy 4.7 km Intermediate
Sentier Paget 3.7 km Intermediate
Sentier des Mousses 3.5 km Intermediate
Sentier des Colonies 2.8 km Intermediate

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 8.90
Schedule

Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Coordinates
-64.213146
48.522277

What are the coordinates and address of Parc National De L'île-bonaventure-et-du-rocher-percé?

Parc National De L'île-bonaventure-et-du-rocher-percé
(418) 782-2240
P.310, 4 Rue du Quai C, Percé, QC G0C 2L0, Canada

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Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the level of difficulty of Parc National De L'île-bonaventure-et-du-rocher-percé ?

Easy

What is the elevation of Parc National De L'île-bonaventure-et-du-rocher-percé?

300.00 M

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

What is the entry fee?

8.90 $

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

Yes
François Dumaine
Shared by
Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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