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Mission and Special Features

Protection, presentation, education
The maritime regions of Québec are home to national parks, wildlife reserves and marine conservation areas administered by the following bodies:
Although their names and missions differ slightly, parks, wildlife reserves and marine conservation areas have similar objectives: to protect, preserve and present Canada’s natural and cultural heritage for the education, recreation and appreciation of present and future generations.
Wildlife reserves
Wildlife reserves allow visitors to hunt and fish under certain conditions. In addition, they offer a wide variety of outdoor activities (mountain biking, canoeing, camping, etc.) that provide visitors with direct contact with nature throughout the year.
National parks
One of the main characteristics of national parks—and some wildlife reserves—is that they offer visitors various interpretive programs as well as guided activities. The purpose of such activities is to enrich visitors’ experience and allow them to learn while having fun.

Don’t miss this opportunity to commune with nature while interacting with friendly interpreters, who will be happy to share their knowledge with you.

Since the purpose of national parks is to protect species and ecosystems, hunting and fishing are forbidden as is most harvesting, except in designated areas where you may pick berries or harvest shellfish.
National parks and wildlife reserves invite you to prolong your stay by taking advantage of the many lodging options they offer: campsites, cottages, huts, inns or, for something more unusual, yurts or Huttopia tents. Make the most out of your vacation by staying in these remarkable sites!
National Parks and Wildlife Reserves Packages
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Fjord-du-Saguenay National Park

Starting from $102.63
per person for 2 nights [for a group of 8], taxes and park entrance fees not included Valid from December 12, 2014 to March 23, 2015
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  • Fjord-du-Saguenay National Park

    Discover the outstanding coastal scenery of Fjord-du-Saguenay National Park year-round. Admire the impressive Saguenay Fjord and the majestic St. Lawrence River during a hike or sea excursion!
  • Bic National Park

    Bic National Park was created in 1984 to protect and showcase a representative segment of the ecosystems found along the south shore of the St. Lawrence Estuary. It is a coastal marine park that protects unique flora and fauna.
  • Lac-Témiscouata National Park

    Covering 175 sq. km (70 sq. mi.), Lac-Témiscouata National Park stretches along one of the most beautiful and largest lakes south of the St. Lawrence. The park protects nearly half of the lake’s shoreline and its only island, Notre-Dame Island.
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National Parks and Wildlife Reserves Photos
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  • Mt. Blanche Lamontagne, Chic-Chocs Wildlife Reserve
  • Mt. Hog\'s Back, Chic-Chocs Wildlife Reserve
  • Petit-Sault sector, Gaspésie National Park
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