La Mauricie National Park

Partners

By working in collaboration with respected organisations that share our values, Parks Canada is able to better deliver its promise to Canadians by continuing to be a world leader in the protection and presentation of Canada’s natural and cultural heritage. We believe in sharing leadership and working with our partners to offer unique, inspiring opportunities for Canadians to discover our treasured places and to achieve extraordinary results.

We are proud to be formally collaborating with the following partners:


Info-Nature Mauricie
Canadian Ski Patrol System (CSPS)
Cyclo-Mauricie
Association forestière de la Vallée du Saint-Maurice 
Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU)  
Mauricie Tourism 
Centre local de développement de Shawinigan
Maïkan Aventure
Sentier national de la Mauricie


 

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Info-Nature Mauricie

Info-Nature Mauricie  is associated with La Mauricie National Park and the Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site since 1982. The non-profit organization participates in various ways in the park’s activities, by making the public more aware of the importance of protecting environmental and heritage resources, by promoting the discovery and appreciation of the natural and cultural heritage and by managing the Wabenaki and Andrew Lodges and gift shops.



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Canadian Ski Patrol System (CSPS)

The Canadian Ski Patrol System (CSPS) is a charitable organization which promotes safety and injury prevention, mostly in ski areas. At La Mauricie National Park, in summer and winter alike, volunteers certified by CSPS patrol in paths and on lakes and are present during special events to ensure visitors’ safety and to provide first aid and first care.

First Aiders, come join us!



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Cyclo-Mauricie

Cyclo-Mauricie (French only), in association with La Mauricie National Park, organizes each year, two large-scale activities in the National Park. During Les Défis du Parc, which is Canada’s largest sport cycling gathering, participants at all levels can take on a variety of challenges in several events on bike and on foot. Les Défis du Parc Nordique includes various timed races in cross-country skiing as well as a snowshoe geocaching loppet.

 






Association forestière de la Vallée du Saint-Maurice

The Association forestière de la Vallée du Saint-Maurice (French only) helps protect the forest and its treasures by informing and educating the public. This non-profit association organizes activities focusing on flora and wildlife as well as the forest environment. Some of these activities are held in La Mauricie National Park.



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Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU)

The Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU) (French only) is an organization which helps prevent forest fires and insures security for the hundreds of forest fires that affect Quebec annually. This Society cooperates with La Mauricie National Park by helping to determine the fire weather index. It also offers courses and supports our employees during the prescribed fires that favour the natural renewal of forests.

 

 

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Mauricie Tourism

Mauricie Tourism  is a non-profit nongovernmental association that promotes regional tourist attractions. The organization informs tourists and the local population about the different activities offered at La Mauricie National Park and at the Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site.




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Centre local de développement de Shawinigan

The Centre local de développement de Shawinigan is an organization that helps stimulate industrial, touristic and commercial expansion as well as Shawinigan City’s social economy. Through its mission, this organization helps promote La Mauricie National Park, which is an important regional tourist attraction.




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Maïkan Aventure

Maïkan Aventure is a Quebec leader in outdoor activities. In addition to offering a broad range of outdoor items in its store, this business also provides an equipment rental service, beginner’s classes and advanced training, as well as the services of skilled, certified guides for several outdoor activities. At La Mauricie National Park, Maïkan Aventure’s team of experts will be offering ice climbing and winter camping outings; in summer, it will be offering an introduction to canoe-camping.


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Sentier national de la Mauricie (National Trail) 

The team of volunteers associated with the Sentier national de la Mauricie (Website in french only) see to maintaining and promoting this trail, which crosses the Mauricie region from west to east. Parks Canada is collaborating on the maintenance of a portion of the trail lying inside the La Mauricie National Park. In co-operation with the Park team, the organization of the Sentier national will be presenting the Festival de la raquette (Snowshoeing festival) on February 8, 2014. This annual event will be held in part on the lands of La Mauricie National Park...