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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Located in downtown Rivière-du-Loup, Parc des Chutes (Falls Park) offers 10 km (6 mi.) of marked hiking trails along the river through a heritage orchard.

The park’s main attraction is a 33-metre (108-foot) waterfall, from which you can admire an impressive view (via a footbridge).

An old hydroelectric power station located at the foot of the falls has been restored and is producing electricity once again. A new digital station offers 360-degree technology with an audio clip. Bring your headphones for a more immersive experience.

This park is ideal for photographers, nature lovers and picnickers. Come and enjoy the amazing views!


Opening dates

Open year-round


Cost

Free, with free parking on site

Activities available

Hiking
The park offers 10 km (6 mi.) of marked hiking trails (easy to intermediate), two footbridges providing access to the riverbanks and a 33-metre (108-foot) waterfall.
Interpretation Sites
An old hydroelectric power station located at the foot of the falls has been restored and is producing electricity once again. A new digital station offers 360-degree technology with an audio clip.
Gardens, Parks and Natural Sites
This park is ideal for photographers, nature lovers and picnickers. Come and enjoy the amazing views!


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 discover a 100-year old hydroelectric station.


Affiliations and distinctions

Affiliations

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

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