La Mauricie National Park

The Parks Canada Xplorers program, a set of amusing recreational and learning activities presented in the form of a booklet.
The Parks Canada Xplorers program, a set of amusing recreational and learning activities presented in the form of a booklet. © Parcs Canada

The Parks Canada Xplorers program

Parks Canada Xplorers program is a nation-wide program of discovery activities for children aged from 6 to 11. Its purpose is to promote the family-style exploration of the historical and natural treasures of Canada through a set of amusing recreational and learning activities presented in the form of a booklet.

The Xplorers booklet The Xplorers booklet
© Parks Canada


Distribution location for activity booklets

Upon arriving at La Mauricie National Park, children can ask for the Xplorers booklet free of charge at any one of the following locations:

  • Saint-Jean-des-Piles Visitor Reception and Interpretation Centre
  • Saint-Mathieu Visitor Reception Centre
  • Mistagance Campground kiosk
  • Wapizagonke Campground kiosk
  • Rivière à la Pêche Campground kiosk

A surprise for each Xplorer!

Once the visit has ended, each child who has completed at least four activities in the booklet will receive a surprise when he or she presents his or her booklet at either of the two Visitor Reception Centres, or at one of the three campground kiosks. 

A different way of orienting your visit to the park

Among the various activities proposed by this booklet, some target a particular location in the park. Altogether, they will provide a new source of inspiration for orienting your visit!