Our national historic sites are unique places and require unique rules to protect them.
Breaking the law in a National Park or National Historic Site can result in consequences including evictions or tickets, or in more serious cases, court appearances and/or large fines. View the Canada National Parks Act and its regulations.
If you have any questions please contact the Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site Information Centre.
Activity restrictions and special events
Pets and service animals
- Pets must be kept outside and on a leash at all times (Dufferin Terrace).
- Remember to clean up after your pet.
- Service animals are welcome in the company of their handlers. Please keep service animals on a leash or harness during your visit to Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site
Given the legislative provisions in Québec City prohibiting the use of cannabis in public places, cannabis use is prohibited at Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site. For more information on the regulation of cannabis in Parks Canada sites, please visit: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/voyage-travel/regles-rules/cannabis.
Garbage and Litter
Good times in the national historic sites are safer and more rewarding when you Leave No Trace of your visit. A good rule of thumb is to leave “no trace on the place” and “no trace on others’ space”
Drones (Dufferin Terrace)
If you do not possess a permit or special permission to fly your drone in a Parks Canada place, please leave your drone at home. Learn more about our drone usage rules.
Fireworks (Dufferin Terrace)
Commercial film and photography permits
Smoking and vaping
Cannabis is legalized and strictly regulated in Canada. It is your responsibility to understand federal, provincial, and municipal regulations for cannabis use.