Parc des Chutes (Falls Park) in Rivière-du-Loup

Via rue Frontenac
Rivière-du-Loup (Quebec) Canada
G5R 5B7
Phone:
+418-862-1981
Fax:
+418-868-1666
Toll free:
+1-888-825-1981
Email:
info@tourismeriviereduloup.ca

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Parc des Chutes (Falls Park) offers hiking trails into a world of discovery, two footbridges providing access to the riverbanks and a 33-m (108-ft.) waterfall. This site provides great photo opportunities and is ideal for nature lovers and picnickers. An old hydroelectric power station located at the foot of the falls has been restored and is producing electricity once again. 


Opening dates

Open year-round


Cost

Free, with free parking on site

Reservations

Not required

Activities available

Hiking
The park offers well-marked woodland hiking trails, two footbridges providing access to the riverbanks and a 33-metre (108-foot) waterfall. This site provides great photo opportunities and is ideal for nature lovers and picnickers.
Interpretation Sites
An old hydroelectric power station located at the foot of the falls has been restored and is producing electricity once again, as it did many years ago. Although it is not open to the public, you can read the interpretive panels to find out more.
Gardens, Parks and Natural Sites
This park provides great photo opportunities and is ideal for nature lovers and picnickers.


Services

  • Picnic area
  • Pets allowed on leashes only
  • Free parking

How to get there

From downtown Rivière-du-Loup, take Rue de la Chute, Rue Amyot (parking lot for motorcoaches) or Rue Frontenac.

Located in the heart of downtown Rivière-du-Loup, this oasis of green space offers hiking trails, nature observation and various family activities. The site is divided into three distinct sections: the Platin, the Parc de la Croix and the Grandes Chutes, an area where you can observe a 33-metre (108-foot) waterfall and tour a 100-year old hydroelectric station.


Affiliations and distinctions

Affiliations

  • Tourisme Bas-Saint-Laurent
  • Tourisme Rivière-du-Loup

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