Camping in the Parcs Québec network of national parks - Bookings begin on February 6, 2016

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 4, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Starting February 6 and 7, 2016, outdoor enthusiasts will be able to book their camping stay in a national park of the Parcs Québec network for the coming season. In the spotlight this summer are Parc national du Mont-Orford with a revamped Camping du Lac-Stukely, Parc national du Lac-Témiscouata featuring the new Camping du Grand-Lac-Touladi, where family discovery activities will be front and centre, and Parc national des Îles-de-Boucherville with its brand-new camping area located on île Grosbois, among others.

In order to facilitate the process, the opening of bookings will be spread out according to a timetable for each establishment. New this year, for Parc national du Mont-Tremblant, bookings will be taken gradually per sector starting February 7, 2016.

The timetable below details the hour for the start of bookings for each national park. Bookings can be made online at and by telephone (1-800-665-6527). Bookings made in person at specific establishments will start on February 8, 2016.

This timetable does not apply to wildlife reserves or tourist resorts, for which 2016 campsite bookings are already open.

Timetable for the launching of bookings in national parks

Saturday, February 6th

10 a.m.

Hautes-Gorges- de-la-Rivière-Malbaie

11 a.m.


12 p.m. noon


1 p.m.


2 p.m.



Sunday, February 7th
Mont-Tremblant – gradual opening of bookings per sector

10 a.m.

Chevreuil sector

11 a.m.

Lac-Chat sector

12 noon

Bacagnole sector

1 p.m.

Other sectors

2 p.m.



Tips: Shopping a little in advance helps to speed up the booking process. It's also recommended to prepare a second choice.        

Pilot project authorizing dogs in three national parks

As of May 20, 2016, a pilot project will be launched in the Frontenac, Jacques-Cartier and Oka national parks allowing the presence of dogs in order to evaluate their impact on the quality of visitors' experience in the parks and on the natural environment.

In each one of these parks, dogs will only be allowed in authorized places, including certain campsites. Details of the pilot project are available at


SOURCE Société des établissements de plein air du Québec

Image with caption: "Camping at Parc national du Mont-Tremblant (CNW Group/Société des établissements de plein air du Québec)". Image available at:

For further information: Lucie Boulianne, Communications Manager, Sépaq, 418-686-4875,


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