Hiking and caribou

Travel reviews
3.8 / 5 - 33 reviews

Description

Duration: 4 to 5 hour hike
Schedule: departure between 9:00 a.m. and noon, depending on the season
Season: June 24 to Sept. 30
Departing from: Gaspésie National Park
Level: Difficult

This activity is perfect for hiking aficionados who like a challenge and want to see wild caribou!

Welcome to Gaspésie National Park, a vast sea of mountains offering spectacular scenery and pristine tundra landscapes. The park shuttle transports you to the trail head, where you set out on your own to tackle this challenging hike.

A rocky trail leads to the top of the second highest peak in Quebec, Mont Jacques Cartier, one of the few places for viewing wild mountain caribou in their natural habitat.

The alpine tundra and majestic landscapes with their barren peaks soaring over 1,000 m high, and snowfall that persists until mid-summer, will be burned into your memory forever.

* Hiking trail information:
- Trail is composed of large rocks
- 8.3 km route (round-trip) 
- Duration: 4 to 5 hours / Level of difficulty: difficult
- Elevation change of 465 metres.

Rates

Season Adult 0 to 17 yrs old
Fall (2022) $20 $9
Summer (2023) $33 $19
Fall (2023) $21 $10

* Your hike includes round-trip shuttle transportation to the trailhead, and the Gaspésie National Park admission fee.

Location

1981, route du Parc, Sainte Anne des Monts, (QC)

Travel reviews

Travel reviews

3.8 / 5 according to 33 reviews
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Nice walk in a beautiful landscape. Less difficult for us than we expected, and unfornately the caribou where elsewhere.

Anonymous Monday July 30, 2018

Nice walk in a beautiful landscape. Less difficult for us than we expected, and unfornately the caribou where elsewhere.

difficult path through stones, no guide

Pierre Gaillard Sunday September 4, 2022

(Translated by Google) absence of caribou too bad!!! very disappointed

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Frédéric Lecarme Monday August 22, 2022

(Translated by Google) Unfortunately we were in the mist
Which didn't stop us from seeing caribou!

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