Forillon National Park

National park of Canada Region:Gaspésie City : GaspéDistrict : Sector of Forillon National Park

At the extreme northeast end of the Gaspé Peninsula, 700 km from Québec and 350 km from the New Brunswick boundary, via Highway 132 East
Shaped by erosion, Forillon National Park offers an impressive, natural decor with its majestic mountains, its meadows dotted with wildflowers, its coves lined by pebble beaches, as well as its steep cliffs overshadowing the sea.
Forillon shelters various and easy to observe species of wildlife, such as the black bear and the moose, and also important colonies of seabirds, for example, the double-crested cormorant, the black-legged kittiwake gull, and the razorbill. In the park's water, meet different seals and whales species, such as fin whales, minke whales, and atlantic white-sided dolphins.
All year round, you may participate in numerous activities that will allow you to discover this beautiful haven. Forillon is a vacation destination made especially for you! ©Parks Canada

  Penouille Reception Centre
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Activities and services


  • Entertainment for children
  • Cruise / boat excursion
  • Nature interpretation
  • Site interpretation
  • Sea mammal observation
  • Wildlife observation
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor pool
  • Beach
  • Body of water
  • Hiking : 100 km
  • Snowshoeing : 10 km
  • Cross-country skiing : 14,6 km
  • Water sports : Kayaking
  • Water sports: Stand-up paddle boarding
  • Water sports : Diving
  • Playing field with sports/recreat. equip.
  • Children's playground
  • Cycling
  • Mountain biking : 26 km
  • Fat biking : 4 km


  • Pets allowed
  • Documentation / publications
  • Showers
  • Camping accommodation
  • Shelter-accommodation
  • Panoramic view / lookout

Vehicle and Parking Services

  • Free outdoor parking

Rental services

  • Sea kayak rental
  • Stand-up paddle board rental
  • Turn-Key camping
  • Other sports equipment rental

Restaurant and food services

  • Restaurant on premises
  • Picnic area


  • Partial access (Kéroul)
  • Services for the hearing impaired (Kéroul)
  • Services for the visually impaired (Kéroul)


  • Reservations recommended
  • Group rates


Ski area

  • Number of trails : 3
  • Cross-country skiing - short trails
  • Cross-country skiing - classical technique

Schedules and rates

June 22, 2019 - October 14, 2019

The interpretation center is CLOSED for renovation in 2019. A temporary reception desk is provided.

The park is open year-round. However, the visitor centre and some activities are not available off-season.