As of June 1, Forillon National Park began a gradual reopening of some outdoor areas, facilities and services. Please check our website regularly for the current status of this location and others.

All of the picnic areas listed below can be reached by car and offer a view out over the water. What could be more pleasant than enjoying a meal surrounded by fabulous scenery?

Picnic areas without shelters

The following picnic areas feature a pit toilet and garbage cans:

  • Fort Peninsula (underground fortifications, conventional toilet)
  • Petit-Gaspé (beach, head of Mont-Saint-Alban trail)
  • Anse-Saint-Georges (beach)
  • Anse-aux-Amérindiens (whale watching point, beach, start of last segment of the Les Graves trail)
  • Anse-au-Griffon (view out over a river valley)

Picnic areas with shelters

A service building (running water, toilets, wood stove) is located near the following outdoor picnic areas:

  • Cap Bon-Ami (beach, scenic lookout, head of the Mont-Saint-Alban trail)
  • Grande-Grave (beach, harbour, heritage sites open to visitors)
  • Cap-des-Rosiers harbour (interpretation centre, Prélude-à-Forillon trail)

A visitor centre featuring toilets, running  water and a food area are located near the following outdoor picnic area:

  • Penouille (sand beach – ideal for bathing; short walking and biking trail)