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Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve of Canada

Île Niapiskau

Niapiskau is famous for its many monoliths, including the celebrated Bonne Femme. Hike through a short trail to a lookout offering an unrestricted view of the sea. Accompanied by Parks Canada interpreter, you will encounter different limestone characters and learn about the geology of the Mingan archipelago. The island has both impressive landscapes and a huge variety of plant life. A hiking trail links the campsites to Anse des Bonnes Femmes, where daily interpretive activities are held.

Map of trails and facilities found on île Niapiskau
Trails and facilities found on île Niapiskau
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Trail map and regulations

While hiking, remain on established trails or on the shoreline where there is no vegetation.

Falling rocks are a hazard near the cliffs. When possible, keep a safe distance, avoid walking beneath overhanging rock and do not stop next to the cliffs.

At low tide, water and seaweed on the rocks create slippery conditions. Please proceed with caution.

Western islands of the archipelago