Lakes and forests are fabulous playgrounds for experienced outdoor lovers as well as urban visitors. There’s no shortage of opportunities for activities - whether you come with the family or a group of friends, everybody will find the adrenaline surge they seek. It’s the perfect place to relax far from the bustle of the city!

Visiting with young children? Explore with Club Parka!

The Club Parka booklet invites kids to explore, learn and have fun! Once activities are completed, they'll receive a reward! The booklets are available on site.

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[Music] There is no narration.

The video starts with a fast foward footage of a road that snakes through the a forest. [Title: La Mauricie National Park]

A family gets out of an oTENTik, then go to the La Mauricie National Park's visitor centre where they look for their next destination on a map.

Two young adults paddle in a canoe on a lake in a summer day.

The goup explore a trail in the woods up to a water fall where they stop to take a bath.

Two of them are in bike. They cross a bridge while getting down a hill.

We are back in the canoes while the sun is setting.

The party finally arrives to the camp, cook some food, admire the sunset and chat around the fire.

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  • A little family laying in a Parks Canada oTENTik tent.

    ​Enjoy the fun of camping while sleeping in a real bed.

    Parks Canada oTENTik tents are the best compromise between a tent and a chalet. With its canvas roof, wooden frame and floor, it fits in perfectly with the glamping trend.

  • Four friends roast marshmallows over a campfire.

    ​Canoe and camping, the perfect stay!

    What's the ideal family vacation? Canoe-camping on the shores of Wapizagonke Lake with a private beach, picnics and marshmallows toasted over the fire!

  • In a trail, a child and a naturalist observe nature.

    ​Be naturally curious!

    Meet the naturalists to enhance your visit of La Mauricie National Park. Join our free activities to admire the extensive richness of this protected area. Let a passionate team guide you in discovering lakes, woodlands, plants and animals.

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