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Parc national du Canada de la Mauricie

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Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc, Quebec, Canada
+1 877-737-3783
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No dogs and mostly closed roads

Disappointing that this is the only NP in Canada that does not allow dogs. Even more brutal is that... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
ChefKevin99
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Only National Park in Canada that is NOT dog friendly

We were excited to visit this national Park after spending a fabulous time at Grasslands, Banff... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Lottie543
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Montreal, Canada
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Entrée Saint-Mathieu: quitter l'autoroute 55 à la sortie 217 et suivre les indicEntrée Saint-Jean-des-piles : Autoroute 55, sortie 226 Nad 83 Long 72°46'3,04"O Lat 46°43'36,77"N UTM Nad 83 zone 18 670586,64 5177234,47 Entrée Saint-Mathieu : autoroute 55, sortie 217 en direction de Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc Nad 83 Long 72°57'57,08"O Lat 46°38'54,38"N UTM Nad 83 zone 18 655656 E 5168107 N Parc national du Canada de la Mauricie Bureau administratif 702, 5e Rue C.P. 160 Succ. Bureau-chef Shawinigan (Québec) Canada G9N 6T9 Réservation camping : 1-877-737-3783 Réservation longue randonnée : 819-538-3232 * Aucune réservation pour le canot-camping. Tél : 819-538-3232 Téléscripteur (ATS) : 1-866-787-6221 Téléc : 819-536-3661
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  • Average3%
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“national park” (13 reviews)
“canoe rentals” (4 reviews)
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Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc, Quebec, Canada
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Disappointing that this is the only NP in Canada that does not allow dogs. Even more brutal is that this fact is not posted ANYWHERE on the website OR the downloadable visitor guide. Not one word about this. We drove over 6 hours with our...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We were excited to visit this national Park after spending a fabulous time at Grasslands, Banff, Jasper, Pukaskwa and Forillon National parks. We had hiked many trails and had experienced the beauty and incredible vistas of our national parks, with our dog, in all the...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

As you drive through this park, there are a number of lakes and rivers. They offer great views as well as swimming beaches. One of the beaches had a very nice restroom and changing area.. The drive through the center of the park was closed...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Would have given a much higher rating had it not been for the roadworks being carried out which meant that half the park was inaccessible and there were big trucks constantly travelling in and out of the park, at high speeds, from 7.00 am to...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Unfortunately, we were not properly prepared and only a very small part of the national park was open. We couldn't even drive the Scenic Drive. But that little part what we saw was great: frozen lakes, snow, fog - it was really special and you...More

Thank Anja H
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

La Mauricie is a National Park located about 15 KM’s off Highway 155 near Shawinigan, We stopped here on a road trip to Chibugama on Labour Day weekend in 2017. We were very impressed with the displays and historical background at the Visitor Centre and...More

1  Thank David B
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We passed through the park on our way from Quebec City to Montreal. It was lovely and not too crowded, but it didn't stand out to me compared to other national parks since the landscape was so similar to how it is back home to...More

Thank DoctorKnow85
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Breathtaking!!!!!! Worth the drive there. The view is amazing and the hike is amusing. The falls were great as well, bring a bathing suit to tan beside the falls. There's a huge lake with a magnificent view where you can canoe or kayak. 100% would...More

1  Thank Jude N
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Compared to other national parks I've been to, you have to put in some effort to reach the Red Chairs at La Mauricie National Park. I thought it would be easy to get to the one at Vide Bouteille, but I think it is actually...More

Thank AMLook
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

This national park is very beautiful! There is so many trails to choose from to go hiking. Each one is a great adventure, whether you are young or advanced in hiking. Stop by the main entrance of Mauricie national park to get details on hiking...More

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Response from Paula R | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I recommend you visit the National Park la Maurice and do the canoe route to the Waber Falls. We stayed at Adas Guesthouse in Saint Jean des Piles. Very economical, well located house with a lovely family preparing an... More
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Brandusa B
9 August 2017|
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It depends on what you wish to do. It takes roughly 2 hours door to door from Montreal to the Park and the same from the Park to Quebec City. You can drive through the Park in roughly one hour ( it is a horseshoe shape with... More
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