Parks Canada oTENTik – discover a Real camping experience!
As of June 1, La Mauricie 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.
As of June 1, La Mauricie 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.
A cross between a tent and a rustic cabin, Parks Canada oTENTik tents offer a unique blend of homey comfort and a taste of outdoor adventure. It’s an ideal way for families, friends and couples to discover the joys of camping without all the muss and fuss.
- 13 4-season units are available at the Rivière à la Pêche campground*
- 12 3-season units are available at the Mistagance campground
* The F-7 site of the Rivière à la Pêche campground has universal access.
oTENTik Camping Experience at La Mauricie National Park
- $122.64 per night (taxes included)
- The 13 4-seasons units at Rivière à la Pêche campground are open year-round
- The 12 3-season units at Mistagance campground are open from May 14 to October 12 2020
Length of stay:
For weekends between May 22 and August 30, a minimum stay of 2 nights is required, which must include Friday and Saturday.
For the following weekends of 2020, a minimum stay of 3 nights is required:
- May 15-16-17
- September 4-5-6
- October 9-10-11
Telephone: 1-877-737-3783 (1-877-RESERVE) from 8 am to 6 pm
Telephone (Outside of North America): 1-519-826-5391
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The ready-to-camp formula allows users to experience nature and the great outdoors in total comfort. Parks Canada oTENTik are equipped with a view to facilitating and simplifying the camping experience.
Inside the tent:
- 1 table, 4 chairs and a bench
- 1-54 inch mattress
- 3 side by side 39 inch mattresses
- 1 lantern with rechargeable batteries
- 1 broom and 1 dustpan
- 1 wood stove
- Solar lighting
- Coffee maker
- All items necessary for the preparation and service of meals
- Dish washer and dishcloth
On the site:
- A parking space for a maximum of 2 vehicles (depending on the campsite)
- A barbecue under a shelter (with tools and propane included)
- A fire grate for campfires
- A picnic table
- 4 chairs
- A common service building (showers and toilets)
- An amphitheatre
- Water supply points
- A yard for the purchase of firewood
Campers must see to bringing whatever other supplies and equipment are required for their entire length of stay. The following is a non-exhaustive list of things to bring:
- Sleeping bag, blankets and pillows
- Food, drink and container for water
- Matches or lighter
- Insect repellent
- Dishcloth and rag
oTENTik tents at Rivière à la Pêche campground.
The oTENTik tents at Rivière à la Pêche campground include the following services:
- A common kitchen shelter (microwave ovens, tabletop hotplate)
- Cellular network reception (for some cell phones)
Particular winter features:
In winter, the parking lot is located at the entrance of loop F, where sleds are available for the transportation of your personal items.
In winter, the tents are equipped with enough firewood for the duration of your stay.
Wood for the outdoor fireplaces can be purchased at the Rivière à la Pêche Service Centre.
The sector surrounding the Rivière à la Pêche campground offers campers activities to choose from. Park employees will be delighted to advise you on your choice of activities.
A few minutes away from your campsite during the summer:
- Activities with naturalists
During the winter:
- Cross-country skiing (classic and skate skiing)
- Nordic walking
- Fat bike
A few minutes away by car during the summer:
- Picnic area
- Canteen-Food service (Lac Edouard Picnic Area)
- Boat rental (Lac Edouard Picnic Area)
oTENTik tents at Mistagance campground:
The sector surrounding the Mistagance campground offers campers activities to choose from. Park employees will be delighted to advise you on your choice of activities.
A few minutes away from your campsite:
- Activities with naturalists
A few minutes away from the campground:
• Picnic area
• Canteen-Food service (Shewenegan Picnic Area)
• Boat rental (Shewenegan Picnic Area)
In addition to the national park’s general rules, Parks Canada oTENTik users must follow a few additional rules:
- It is forbidden to smoke and cook food inside the tent.
- Coolers must be stored inside vehicles in order to avoid any conflicts with wild animals.
- Pets are forbidden inside of Parks Canada oTENTik.
- The holder of an activity permit and the members of his/her group must comply with the activities, duration and places specified on the permit as well as with park regulations. In addition, they must have this permit on them when travelling throughout the park.
- The use of campsites is restricted to no more than:
- 5 people, including a maximum of 4 adults
- 2 license plate-bearing vehicles (no recreational vehicles)
- 1 kitchen shelter (no tent)
- Your vehicle must be confined to the gravel-covered area in order not to harm plant life.
- The following schedule must be complied with:
- Check-in time: between 3 pm and 9:30 pm
- Check-out time: by 11 am
- Non-campers must leave by 10 pm
- Quiet time (curfew) is from 11 pm to 7 am
- 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.
- The use of generators is forbidden between 10 pm and 9 am Excess use of generators is not allowed at other times.
- Only the use of personal headphones is allowed for listening to music in the park.
- 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.