La Mauricie National Park, a place to protect forever! © Parks Canada/Robert Cyr
Natural Wonders & Cultural Treasures
In 1970, La Maurice National Park became the 23rd park in the Canadian National Parks network. It covers 536 km2 and protects a representative sample of the Canadian Shield, the central part of the Precambrian region of the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence.
Discover the park’s natural characteristics and how the Resource Conservation Service is protecting it.
Learn more about the rich human history of this territory prior to the creation of the park.