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

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


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




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
    Elevation
    Type
    Difficulty
  • Boucle secteur île-Bonaventure
    8.2 km
    300 m
    Loop
    Intermediate
  • Sentier Chemin-du-Roy
    4.7 km
    75 m
    Linear
    Intermediate
  • Sentier Paget
    3.7 km
    90 m
    Linear
    Intermediate
  • Sentier des Mousses
    3.5 km
    120 m
    Linear
    Intermediate
  • Sentier des Colonies
    2.8 km
    135 m
    Linear
    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
48.522277 -64.213146

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


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