From February 29 to March 8, 2020, we’re celebrating March Break! Come experience the outdoors as a family and create lasting memories.

Free family programming will also be offered in the Rivière-à-la-Pêche area.


Stories and legends

Nature’s calm and a warm fireplace are perfect for taking a break, snuggling up with your family and, of course, listening to stories and legends!

Location: Rivière à la Pêche Service Centre
Dates:Saturday February 29, 2020 and Friday March 6, 2020
Schedule: 1 :30 pm and 3 pm
Duration 30 minutes
Cost: Included in the admission fee (free for 17 and under!)


Introductory winter camping workshop

A couple in the snow warming their hands near a fire
© Centre d'Aventure Mattawin

Does winter camping appeal to you and scare you at the same time? This workshop will help you handle this activity with more confidence. Get ready to pitch in because your family will learn everything there is to know about building a quinzhee!

Space is limited (20 people). Reservations are mandatory before Friday February 28, 2020 at 4 pm at 819-532-2282, ext. 244.

Location: Rivière à la Pêche Campground
Dates :Saturday March 7, 2020 and Sunday March 8, 2020
Schedule: From 9 am to 12 pm
Duration: 4 hrs
Cost: Included in the admission fee (free for 17 and under!)


A child cross-country skiing

Introductory cross-country skiing workshop

La Mauricie National Park is a cross-country skier’s paradise. There’s no better place to get started! Introduce your children (4–12 years old) to this sliding sport with help from professionals who will teach them the basics—and don’t forget your camera!

Equipment provided.

Location: Dining room of the Rivière à la Pêche Service Centre
Dates: Wednesday March 4, 2020
Schedule: From 10 am to 3 pm
Duration: around 2 hrs
Cost: Included in the admission fee (free for 17 and under!)


Table games and fun

Board game

Playing outside is nice, but sometimes you need to take the time to warm up! As long as you’re inside, take this opportunity to discover new games and play a few rounds with your family.

Plant and grow trees in the forest, create your own arboretum, test your wildlife knowledge, and let board games transport you to unique worlds!

Location: Rivière à la Pêche Service Centre
Dates: Sunday March 1st, 2020, Wednesday March 4, 2020 and Sunday March 8, 2020
Schedule: 1 :30 pm and 4 :30 pm
Duration: Maximum 3 hrs
Cost: Included in the admission fee (free for 17 and under!)


Torch lit at night

Torchlight evening

Whether cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, let the torch’s glow guide you along Track 11. Afterwards, meet up with the Jupiter Club at the Rivière à la Pêche Service Centre to gaze at the sky and sip a hot drink.

Location: Rivière à la Pêche Service Centre
Dates: Saturday March 7, 2020
Schedule: From 6 pm to 9 pm
Duration: around 90 minutes
Cost: Free admission for all from 5 pm


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Logo 50e anniversaire du Parc national de la Mauricie - La Mauricie ntional park 50th anniversary logo