The vast, wild Laurentians offer outdoor enthusiasts an unparalleled selection of parks in which to enjoy their favourite adventure activities. During the summer, activity options are aplenty: hiking, water sports of all kinds, horseback riding, wildlife and plant interpretation, fishing, and cycling. You can even camp or spend a night in a shelter—both excellent ways to discover the beauty of nature, year-round. Make the most of our beautiful outdoors in the Laurentian parks!
Oka National Park has a lot to offer to outdoor enthusiasts. During the summer, check out the supervised beach, hiking trails, and cycle paths. Or, extend your visit through a variety of accommodation options: Compact cabins and camping, all available year-round.
Admission: all park visitors must pay an admission fee. Parking fees may also apply depending on the season. Annual access passes to a park or to the Parcs Québec network available. Rates.
This regional park is one of Quebec’s most beautiful forest expanses. Walk through the trails or impressive gardens, fish, or go for a ride on horseback. You’re also invited to go for a dip at our Naya pool. Don’t forget to bring your canine friend. Four-season huts also available. It has everything you need for a family outing!
Admission: Children under six: free; age 6 to 16: $3, adults: $7. Free for Mirabel residents with ID. Dogs: $2. Rates.
Skirt the tree tops! Rediscover the joy of climbing trees. The park has a variety of courses for all ages, as well as two ziplines. There are also hiking trails as well as hybrid and mountain bike paths. Children’s play area featuring an outdoor pool and water games, picnic area, and much more.
Admission: access to the park is free for residents of Blainville, Boisbriand, Mirabel, and Sainte-Thérèse. See you soon!
Parc régional de la Rivière-du-Nord is known for its landscapes filled with heritage and culture. The park offers visitors the perfect site to pursue a variety of outdoor activities, year-round. The interpretation trails lead to the falls and remains of the old pulp mill. Hiking, cycling, fishing, canoeing, Rabaska, kayaking and picnicking are just some of the activities offered.
Admission: Day rate for residents of the Rivière-du-Nord RCM*: $5; non-residents: $10
Located in Sainte-Adèle, the park is home to a veritable gem: Doncaster River. Its cascading falls makes it a peaceful, magical place for the whole family. Hiking and trout fishing, all at an affordable price. All are welcome!
Open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Located in the heart of the Laurentian mountain range and less than one hour from Montreal, Plein Air Saint-Adolphe-d’Howard is an altitude of 450 m, 27 trails, and 144 km2 of nature. Hiking, camping, and mountain biking. Dogs are welcome.
The park offers outdoor enthusiasts a superior ecotourism experience. This conservation territory is parsed by kilometres of hiking and mountain biking trails, with the possibility of rock climbing in the Dufresne sector. Lookouts, belvederes, heated shelters, and rest stops are there to make your experience even more pleasant.
Admission: Open daily. See the website for rates and hours of operation.
At Parc Éco Laurentides, experience the natural beauty and wildlife of forest lands, lakes, and mountains. Explore its well-developed hiking trails to learn more about life in the woods. A permanent wildlife exhibit is on display at the interpretation building in the auditorium. Boat rentals and backcountry camping also available.
See the rates for all activities on the website. All are welcome!
One of the leading major national parks in North America, Parc national du Mont-Tremblant draws in visitors with its endless rolling forest-covered hills, 400 lakes, six rivers, and unique sandy shores. It offers a wide range of activities and services, to the delight of all visitors: the Via Ferrata du Diable, hiking, canoeing, swimming, canoe camping, fishing, and cycling. Accommodation options include camping (over 1,000 campsites), cabins, holiday cottages, and Huttopia tent Ready-to-camp packages. Reservations recommended for accommodation.
A 1,500-acre recreational park in the heart of Mont-Tremblant, Domaine Saint-Bernard is a one-of-a-kind nature refuge where you can both spend the night and enjoy countless sports, educational, cultural, recreational, and scientific activities in the heart of a protected environment. Lake and public beach, 40 km of trails, Velan astronomy building, Wheeler nature centre, and much more.
Day rates in effect from May 1 to October 31: $8/Adult (18 years and +); $7/Senior (65 years and +); Free/Child (17 years and -). Free admission for residents of Mont-Tremblant upon presentation of the “Vivre Mont-Tremblant” card and for holders of the “Amis du Domaine” card (volunteers).
The Réserve faunique de Papineau-Labelle is a Sépaq network institution that offers outdoor activities such as fishing and hunting, accommodation for vacationers such as cottages and camping, as well as canoe camping and hiking. Nature lovers are sure to find their fix in its immense territory, parsed by over 760 lakes.
Reservations recommended. Admission: varies according to each activity.
This territory spanning 1,394 km2 is dedicated to the outdoors, vacationing, hunting, and fishing. It offers services for families of vacationers as well as hunters, fishers, and other outdoor enthusiasts. Several cottages, backcountry campsites, and comfortable campsites with various services are dispersed across the territory. Activity options include river trips, canoe camping, forest walks, fishing, and hunting.
Open: daily from mid-May to early November.
An endless nature playground for all ages. Several activities available: hiking, fishing, hunting, beach, camping, cottages, canoe camping, and more. All for a perfect stay in the Laurentians and its lush nature.
Schedule: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Parc régional Montagne du Diable is the ideal place to play your favourite sports, no matter the season. The 783-metre-high mountain, the welcome building, and the shelters at the base of and throughout the mountain are unforgettable.
Hours of operation: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pricing
Located less than 200 km from Montreal, Parc régional Kiamika is the ultimate outdoor destination to bring you closer to nature. The park is home to a massive body of water spanning approximately sixty square kilometres, featuring a dozen or so lakes and forty-odd islands and islets, including the large Perdrix Blanche island and the smaller Perdrix island.
Hours of operation: Open year-round. Camping season from mid-May to mid-September. Pricing.
Parc régional du Poisson Blanc offers canoeing/kayaking/SUP-camping getaways on the islands of Poisson Blanc Reservoir, as well as a gear rental, baggage delivery, wood, and ice service from the welcome building.
Hours of operation and conditions: See the website.
Information: Tourisme Laurentides
To minimize the risk of infection, activities will resume in compliance with the recommendations of public health authorities.
You are reminded that:
• Health recommendations must still be followed.
• People who wish to vacation in other regions may do so, but are encouraged to respect the recommendations for a safe vacation in Quebec.