8 superb Quebec waterfalls to see at least once in your life



To make sure you don’t miss out on what your province has to offer, we’ve put together a list of eight beautiful waterfalls in Quebec that you should visit at least once in your lifetime.

Most of these waterfalls are located in national parks and involve hikes of all difficulty levels, so your visit is sure to be adventurous. Don’t forget to put on your hiking boots!

Ouiatchouan Falls

Cost: From $ 29.57 per adult

When: All year

Address: 95, rue Saint-Georges, Chambord, QC

Reason for the visit: The Ouiatchouan Falls have an impressive height of 72 meters. To observe it in all its splendor, you can perch on one of the five belvederes, one of which is in the heart of the waterfall.


Vauréal Falls

Cost: $ 8.75 per adult

When: June 20 – August 30

Address: Anticosti National Park, Port-Menier, Anticosti, QC

Reason for the visit: Several hiking trails are available in the Vauréal Falls area, ranging from two to twelve hours.

That said, no matter which one you choose, you are sure to have an unforgettable time at this awe-inspiring 76-meter-high waterfall.


Waber Falls

Cost: $ 7.90 for park access and kayak rental starting at $ 17.40

When: May 14 – October 12

Address: Wapizagonke picnic area, Chemin de Saint-Jean-des-Piles, Shawinigan, QC

Reason for the visit: Deeply buried in La Mauricie National Park, this waterfall will require a six to eight hour hike and kayak, but it’s well worth it.


Montmorency Falls

Cost: $ 2.61

When: Schedule available here

Address: 5300, boul. Sainte-Anne, Quebec, QC

Reason for the visit: Located 15 minutes from Old Quebec, Chute-Montmorency Park is a magnificent historic site. The highlight of the show is the waterfall which dominates the landscape with its 83 meters high.


Helene Falls

Cost: $ 7.41

When: June 24 at Thanksgiving

Address: Rivière-Bonjour, QC

Reason for the visit: Two hiking trails take you to visit this spectacular waterfall and the crystal clear water basin in which it flows, one of three kilometers and the other of 8.2 kilometers.



Cost: $ 8.75

Address: 25, boul. Notre-Dame, Clermont, QC

When: May 20 – October 22

Reason for the visit: After a hike in the Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie national park, you can admire this 45-meter waterfall and cool off in the basin.


Chaudière Falls

Cost: To free

Address: Avenue Joseph Hudon, Lévis, QC

When: Beginning of May to end of October

Reason for the visit: You can enjoy this incredible view in three different ways: on a 23-meter suspended walkway, from a panoramic vantage point, or from the city park.


Kalimazoo Falls

Cost: $ 8.75

Address: 25, rue des Forestiers, Port-Menier, Anticosti, QC

When: June 20 – August 30

Reason for the visit: Located in the northern sector of Anticosti Island, this waterfall sheltered from the wind in a small valley is definitely worth the detour.


Before you go, consult our responsible travel guide to be informed, be safe, be smart and above all, be respectful during your trip.

This article was originally published in French on Narcity Quebec.



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