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Parc des Chutes-de-la-Petite-Rivière-Bostonnais

Open from May to October, the parc des Chutes-de-la-Petite-Rivière-Bostonnais is the ultimate destination for anyone who visits the region because it has a variety of possible activities to do.The park is treated biologically against insects.  

Discover its history! the parc des Chutes-de-la-Petite-Rivière-Bostonnais will bring you back in time of the story of La Haute-Mauricie. Did you know that  Félix Leclerc was born in La Tuque and passed his childhood here? The life  of the songwriter, poet, actor, writer is being told at the parc des chutes and has an attraction that holds his name.

You will also discover another famous personality of the region, the legendary Anne Stillman McCormick, who took La Tuque as her shelter. 

Take a break under the sheltered terrace to observe the horizons or walk until the observation tower to have a panoramic view of the region and the humongous Saint-Maurice river. 

The children will love the game center and during that time, yu can relax by the fire.. After these moments of relaxation, you will be ready to discover the turning points in history of the regoin.  

Discover the era of the first settlers who risked their lives for fur trading in New France.

Many species, naturalized animals, one which is a full-sized moose that will impress anyone who sees it.

Do not foget the drave (timber transportation) was an extremely dangerous activity at that time which our ancestors practiced on the Saint-Maurice River.  

The parc des Chutes-de-la-Petite-Rivière-Bostonnais is a place hwere you are in direct contact with nature, it is at the south entry of the town: An unavoidable place to stop by for your vacation in La Haute-Mauricie. 

Offered services

  • Conditioned air
  • Pets allowed
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Phone
  • Accessible by quad
  • Accessible by snowmobile
  • Access for people with restricted mobility
  • Picnic area
  • Craft and souvenirs
  • Boutiques and stores
  • Brochures and maps
  • Bicycle path

Activities to be discovered

  • Winter activities
  • Hiking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Children's games
  • Summer activities
  • Guided interpretation
  • Interpretation center
  • Native culture interpretation


  •  gratuit

Open during winter:

  •  Januray to mid-mars

Open in summer :

  • May until the end of October


Localisation & access:

Car / motorcycle :

  • Situated at the South entry of the urban sector of La Tuque

Quad :

  • Take the path longing the municipal airport and follwo the signalization. 

Snowmobile :

  • The ferderate pathway passes directly in the park.


Coordonnées - Parc des Chutes-de-la-Petite-Rivière-Bostonnais

3701, boul. Ducharme , La Tuque, Québec G9X 4T4
Tél. 819 523-5930
Téléc. : 819 676-8825

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