With sunny weather on the horizon, it’s time to start planning those trips to the natural places of Quebec we’ve all dreamed of after being stuck indoors all winter.
But you don’t really want to go back to Mont-Tremblant, do you? Here are the six best places to immerse yourself in nature this summer if you’re tired of going to Tremblant.
Before you go, consult our responsible travel guide to be informed, be safe, be smart and above all, be respectful during your trip.
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Hautes-Gorges-de-la-RiviÃ¨re-Malbaie National Park
Address: 500, rue Principale, Saint-AimÃ©-des-Lacs, QC
Why you have to go: The Hautes-Gorges-de-la-RiviÃ¨re-Malbaie are a natural wonder in Quebec, with valleys and fjords straight out of Scandinavia.
Hiking these trails and camping in the vast natural park will certainly make you feel like a viking.
Bic National Park
Address: 3382, route 132 O., Le Bic, QC
Why you have to go: Bic National Park is unique in the world. Located in the St. Lawrence estuary, this national park will amaze you with its picturesque landscapes and its primordial atmosphere that will make you live a breathtaking experience.
OpÃ©mican National Park
Address: Route QC-101, km 24, TÃ©miscaming, QC
Why you have to go: If you want to discover the natural beauty of our province by canoe, as our distant ancestors probably did, Quebec’s newest national park, Parc national d’OpÃ©mican is the place for you.
Anticosti National Park
Address: 25, chemin des Forestiers, Port-Menier, QC
Why you have to go: Anticosti National Park is an enchanting place full of wildlife, breathtaking landscapes and incredible places to explore such as caves and waterfalls.
Mont-MÃ©gantic National Park
Address: 189, route du Parc, Notre-Dame-des-Bois, QC
Why you have to go: Mont-MÃ©gantic National Park is a very popular national park for budding astronomers with a multitude of natural wonders.
Why would astronomers want to go here? It is the only place in Quebec where science meets nature with its ASTROLab Observatory as the park’s main attraction.
GaspÃ©sie National Park
Address: 1981, route du Parc (QC-299), Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, QC
Why you have to go: GaspÃ©sie National Park has been one of the largest and most pristine nature reserves in Quebec for over 80 years.
Come find out what all the hype is about and explore one of the province’s most unique and biodiverse lands.