Parc national de la Yamaska

National Park

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An oasis of water and hills, the Yamaska National Park invites you to discover the enchanting landscapes. Located on the outskirts of Montreal, Yamaska National Park offers the opportunity of hiking or biking several miles. Water activities are highlighted by a large body of water where fish, frogs and herons are everywhere. The park offers cabin accommodation, camping and ready-to-camp while relaxing in privacy and serenity. To discover the flora and fauna, we invite you to participate in an activity of discovery led by a park warden!

Activities and services

Activities

  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Nature interpretation
  • Picnic
  • Swimming
  • Canoeing
  • Kayak
  • Pedal boating
  • Sailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Fishing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Skating

Services

  • Snack bar  Daily activity

Accommodations

  • Camping  Daily activity
  • Campground (sites)  149
  • Ready-to-camp, Huttopia  Daily activity
  • Ready-to-camp, Huttopia (number of sites)  26
  • Cottage   for paying guests only
  • Cottage (units)  5

Access for people with restricted physical ability

  • Partially accessible
  • Tourist and leisure companion

Beaches



Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing


Great place for Nordic skiing and snowshoeing accessible to the entire family. We also suggest hiking for those seeking a brief escape with nature.


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Features

  • Total length cross-country skiing trails (km)  48.4
  • Number of cross-country skiing trails  3
  • Total length Snowshoeing Trails (km)  9.7
  • Number of Snowshoeing Trails  4
  • Loop  Yes
  • Number of easy trails (cross-country skiing)  3
  • Number of easy trails (Snowshoeing)  4
  • Marked  Yes

Services

  • Equipment rental (snowshoe)
  • Crampon rental  Yes
  • Heated relay station
  • Gift shop  Yes
  • Access to drinking water  Yes
  • Washrooms  Yes
  • Washrooms with changing tables  Yes
  • Accessible telephone  Yes
  • Reception and information staff  Yes
  • Parking  Yes
  • Downloadable trail map (URL address)  www.sepaq.com/dotAsset/cbd5fcba-0920-474e-93d4-823a88c80b7f.pdf
  • Trail maps available onsite  Yes
  • Tourist signs

Access for people with restricted physical ability

  • Partially accessible

Rates

  • Access fee

Hiking networks


The Parc national de la Yamaska’s varied plant life will fascinate you. A tangible sign of the park’s history, the Choinière reservoir is lined with forests and fields that provide shelter to several species of animals. During warm weather, the lake comes alive as kayaks, pedal boats, sailboards, and canoes crisscross its waters. The Appalachian Mountain chain around the Parc national de la Yamaska presents gently rolling landscapes that will also please winter activity enthusiasts.



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Features

  • Arrival  Discovery and visitors centre
  • Departure  Discovery and visitors centre
  • Total length (km)  42.5
  • Loop
  • Marked
  • Number of trails  5
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Characteristics  Trails cross beautiful landscapes around a large body of water (Choinière Reservoir). Accommodation available in cottages, campsites and ready-to-camp units.

Services

  • Access to drinking water
  • Picnic areas
  • Snack bar
  • Parking
  • Gift shop
  • Accessible telephone
  • Washrooms
  • Washrooms with changing tables
  • Children's play area
  • Reception and information staff
  • Trail patrol
  • First aid
  • Downloadable trail map (URL address)  Trail map
  • Trail maps available onsite
  • Tourist sign

Accommodations

  • Campsites
  • Number of campsites  149
  • Huttopia tents

Access for people with restricted physical ability

  • Partially accessible

Schedule

  • Open year-round
  • Hours  Summer: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Winter: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Rates

  • Rates  See the website
  • Paid admission
  • Payment options  Cash, Debit card, Mastercard, Visa

Ornithology


Beautiful site which groups a variety of habitats, the Yamaska National Park preserves a nice representative sample of the natural region of Appalachian lowlands. The park offers many areas for bird watching. Fields, young woodlands and mature forests form mosaic vegetation. The presence of a body of water at the center of a vast park adds to this attraction, The Choiniere Reservoir, and attracts about a third of the 234 species already observed within the park boundaries.


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