For the 2021 Summer season, reservation will be mandatory for a semi-serviced camping, oTENTik or canoe-camping stay.
Start of reservations: April 20, 2021, 8 am EDT.
www.reservation.pc.gc.ca

Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts

Visit the La Mauricie National Park's COVID-19 page for updates on park facilities and services.

With over 500 wooded and privately landscaped sites, the three campgrounds can accommodate tents, tent-trailers, trailers and motor homes.

Each site is equipped with a fireplace and picnic table, and is located near a drinking water outlet. The service buildings are equipped with washbasins, toilets and showers. Each campground also has an amphitheatre and a sewage dumping station. Firewood and ice are available for purchase on location.

Reservation
A yellow tent in the woods

All semi-serviced campsites can be reserved using the Parks Canada Reservation Service under the heading “Frontcountry Camping”. This service has all the information you need concerning reservation procedures and refund policy.

Start of reservations: April 20, 2021, from 8 am
Internet: www.reservation.pc.gc.ca
Telephone: 1 877 737-3783 (1 877 RESERVE) de 8 h à 18 h
Téléphone (Outside of North America) : 1 519 826-5391
TTTY : 1 866 787-6221

Please note that you do not need to print your reservation and present it upon arrival. Simply arrive at the Visitor Centres with a digital copy or your reservation number to speed up the process.

Fees

Schedule

Rivière à la Pêche: May 20 to October 11, 2021
Mistagance: May 20 to October 11, 2021
Wapizagonke: June 21 to September 6, 2021

Rivière à la Pêche

Following Park’s Canada Infrastructure investment program, the Rivière à la Pêche Campground now has new service buildings, including adjacent kitchen shelter and four accessible showers stalls.

Father and daughter cooking in front of a trailer-tent
  • 5 km from the Saint-Jean-des-Piles entrance
  • 222 campsites, including 98 with electricity (two outlets, each with an independent power supply: a 120V - 15/20 amperes and a 120V - 30 amperes)
  • Wheelchair-accessible sites
  • F loop reserved for Parks Canada oTENTik accommodations (13 units 4 seasons)
  • Kitchen shelters and washrooms with shower (free) in each loop
  • Children's playground
  • Activities with naturalists during the summer season
  • Close to a large network of hiking and trail bicycling
  • Beach, convenience store, food service and boat rental all within 12 km (Lac Edouard picnic area)
  • Cellular network reception (for some cell phones)
  • Close to the Rivière à la Pêche Service Centre (WiFi and vending machines)

Map campground

GPS coordinates
  • Latitude : 46.7552
  • Longitude : -72.8092
Mistagance

Following Park’s Canada Infrastructure investment program, the Mistagance Campgroung now has new service buildings in the A loop and two completely renovated service building in the B loop.

A family on its campsite
  • 3 km from the Saint-Mathieu entrance
  • 91 campsites including 26 campsites with electricity (two outlets, each with an independent power supply: a 120V - 15/20 amperes and a 120V - 30 amperes)
  • Washrooms with showers (free) in each loop
  • Children's playground
  • Activities with naturalists during the summer season
  • Close to a network of short hiking trails
  • Beaches, waterfalls, convenience store, food service and boat rental within 1 km (Shewenegan picnic area)
  • O loop reserved for Parks Canada oTENTik accommodations (12 units 3 seasons)

Map campground

GPS coordinates
  • Latitude : 46.6653
  • Longitude : -72.9947
Wapizagonke
Two tents on a campground
  • 25 km from the Saint-Mathieu entrance
  • 188 campsites, including 29 in the walk-in camping loop
  • Kitchen shelters and washrooms with shower (free) in each loop
  • Activities with naturalists during the summer season
  • Each camping loop has access to a beach
  • Less than 3 km from the Lac-Reid and La Terrasse trails
  • Convenience store, food service and boat rental within 1.5 km (Wapizagonke picnic area)

Walk-in camping loop

Following Park’s Canada Infrastructure investment program, the walk-in camping loop now has a service building, including accessible shower stalls.

  • 29 campsites
  • Sites for 1 tent only
  • Pedestrian access only
  • Parking lot located at loop entrance
  • Washrooms and showers

Map campground

GPS coordinates
  • Latitude : 46.7395
  • Longitude : -73.045
Regulations

In addition to the national park’s general regulations, campers must also comply with a few extra regulations:

Roasting marshmallow on a campfire
  • The following schedule must be complied with:
    • Check-in time: between 2 pm and 9:30 pm at campground
    • Check-out time: 11 am
    • Non-campers must leave by 10 pm
    • Quiet time (curfew) is from 11 pm to 7 am
    • Prohibited use of generators from 10 pm to 9 am.
  • The use of campsites is restricted to no more than:
    • 6 people; (An exception, for up to 7 persons, is possible for a family of 2 adults with their dependent children under 18 years of age)
    • 2 license plate-bearing vehicles (2 cars or 1 car + 1 plate-bearing recreational vehicle)
    • 2 tents if there are no registered recreational vehicle or 1 tent if there is already 1 plate-bearing recreational vehicle on the site
    • 1 tent and one kitchen shelter are permitted per site on the walk-in camping loop.
  • You must set up your tent on a gravel-covered surface in order not to harm plant life. If you are the owner of a license plate-bearing recreational vehicle (trailer, tent-trailer, etc.), you must set up your equipment on the parking space. It is forbidden to move the stop blocks used to mark off the parking space.
  • Subject to fine and/or expulsion, it is forbidden to:
    • behave in a way that disturbs others (partying, etc.)
    • keep one’s site in a condition deemed unsatisfactory by the park superintendant.
  • For listening to music in the park, only the use of personal headphones is allowed.
  • Pets  must be kept at all times on a leash, in a cage or in a vehicle. Your pets must be kept inside the tent, trailer or vehicle overnight. They must not disturb campers nearby and must not be a source of harm to people and wildlife.
  • It is forbidden to light or maintain a fire anywhere except in fireplaces. It is forbidden to use dead wood or wood taken from the forest to light or maintain a fire.
  • You must collect your garbage and leave it in the receptacles designed for that purpose.