What is an accessible facility?

Accessible facilities are designed to eliminate barriers and encourage full participation of persons with limited physical abilities. La Mauricie National Park offers accessible and adapted services for our visitors with restricted physical ability.

Reception centres and Service centre
  • Saint-Mathieu Visitor Reception Centre
    • accessible washrooms
  • Saint-Jean-des-Piles Visitor Reception and Interpretation Centre
    • adapted counter
    • accessible washrooms
  • Rivière à la Pêche Service Centre
    • accessible washrooms
    • accessible outdoor terrace (summer only)
Rivière à la Pêche Campground
  • oTENTik F7
    • ramp
    • adapted interior
    • adapted trail between oTENTik and service building
    • accessible service building
  • Semi-serviced campsites D9, E11 and E13
    • adapted picnic tables
    • adapted trail to service buildings D and E
    • accessible and adapted service buildings A, B, C, D and E, including showers
Mistagance Campground
  • Semi-serviced campsite A14
    • adapted picnic table
    • adapted trail to service building A
    • accessible and adapted service building A
Picnic Areas
  • Mekinac Picnic Area
    • adapted picnic table
    • accessible access trail
    • accessible dry toilet
  • Lac Edouard Picnic Area
    • adapted picnic tables
    • accessible washrooms
  • Esker Picnic Area
    • aapted picnic tables
    • accessible washrooms
  • Shewenegan Picnic Area
    • partially accessible due to steep slope of access trail
    • adapted picnic tables
    • accessible washrooms
Lookouts on Parkway
  • Vide-Bouteille Lookout
    • accessible directly along the road
  • Le Passage Lookout
    • accessible by an asphalted trail
  • Lac Étienne Trail
    • accessible by Lac Édouard Picnic Area
    • dirt surface
    • 1.4 km loop
  • Les Cascades Trail
    • partially accessible by Shewenegan Picnic Area
    • asphalted trail on first part
    • 1.2 km going and coming


Access is free for the companion accompanying the person with a disability at La Mauricie National Park. For the free access, the special needs person must present, for each visit, a valid card from a recognized association or institution.

Service Animals

Service animals are permitted everywhere in La Mauricie National Park. They must be clearly identified and be kept on a leash or wear a harness at all times.

For more information, contact our information line at 819-538-3232.

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