New: Electric vehicle charging stations

Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are available at the following locations:

  • Rivière à la Pêche parking lot
  • Shewenegan parking lot (operation yet to come)
  • Wapizagonke parking lot
  • Lac Édouard parking lot

The charging stations are non-networked Level 2 charging stations, half are Tesla charging station units and half are J-1772 charging station units, for visitor use in La Mauricie National Park. These “destination” chargers allow vehicles to reach full charge in 4-6 hours.

To find information on charging station locations, consult plugshare.com.

La Mauricie National Park is located in the centre of Quebec, 60 km north of Trois-Rivières, halfway between Montréal and Québec City (200 km from Montreal and 190 km from Québec).



To access La Mauricie National Park, you have 2 options : the Saint-Mathieu entrance or the Saint-Jean-de-Piles entrance. Before you leave, consult the park map to find out which entrance to choose to get to your destination and avoid unnecessary kilometres.

Note: there are 64 km between the two entrances inside the park (via the Parkway), and 41 km outside the park.


Saint-Mathieu Entrance (closed from October to May):

Leave highway 55 at exit 217 and follow the road signs towards Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc.

Geographic coordinates GPS (Google Maps): 46.64843706 , -72.96586365


Saint-Jean-des-Piles Entrance:

Leave highway 55 at exit 226 and follow theChemin du Parc-National road sign. 

Geographic coordinates GPS (Google Maps): 46.72687708 , -72.76751985


Saint-Gérard Entrance (does not give access to the Parkway)

This entrance is for the Domaine Wabenaki-Andrew clients or for holders of a Parks Canada Discovery Pass or seasonal pass only.

Leave highway 55 at exit 217 and follow the road signs towards Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc. Turn left on road 351 and follow the road signs towards La Mauricie National Park, Saint-Gérard Sector.

Geographic coordinates GPS (Google Maps): 46.6527347,-72.8483032


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