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Picnic, Tides & Sunset

Nice place to have a family picnic with the kids and friends. able to watch the tides and enjoy... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Markham, Ontario
Saw the hwite whales amidst the waves

We walked the entire nature pathway. Be leisurely. We saw the white whales. Beautiful view of... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Preston, Nova Scotia
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“the river”(9 reviews)
“lovely walk”(2 reviews)
“st lawrence”(4 reviews)
rue Mackay, Riviere du Loup, Quebec G5R 5Z8, Canada
+1 418-862-1981
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Nice place to have a family picnic with the kids and friends. able to watch the tides and enjoy the sunset.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hir0sh
Reviewed 19 January 2018

We walked the entire nature pathway. Be leisurely. We saw the white whales. Beautiful view of opposite shore, as well.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Read41
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I was staying up the hill from the waterfront and needed a place to take a walk. The host suggested this Parc. She was so right! I found a place to park with no problem and began my walk on the pretty little beach. I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Anna M
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This a great place for a walk. There is a big car park but make sure you walk past the ferry building and along the boardwalk to the end, where the rocks are. You get fantastic photo opportunities and If you are lucky you will...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Michael T
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Great boardwalk type walk along the fleuve. Lovely place to watch birds and whales. We have been here twice on drives down east and saw belugas both in July and September. There is an interpretive centre but we haven't yet caught it open. Small but...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank toadrekker
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

If you walk to the end of the pier you can really sense the magnitude of the river. Don't recommend it for small kids, strong winds, no railings and rough water.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Shelley and Ran... L
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Free parking, long walking/biking trails. Perfect in the evening to witness the stunning sunsets over the St. Lawrence River.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Cambodia_Guy
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I love nature and discovering new outdoor places but this was a disappointment. The mountains across the river were beautiful, don't get me wrong, but the scenery lacked that jaw-dropping effect. It was overcast and foggy so that may have affected my overall opinion of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AleksBear
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The park is located right by the river and offer plenty of seating, playground for kids. At low tides you can collect sea shells. Multiple free parking right beside. We spent quite a lot of time there when we were in town.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 880jom
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great linear park off highway 132. It follows the St. Lawrence River. Many people come for picnics, walks and to watch the sunsets. The beach is rocky and the water is cold so it is not great for swimming. You can walk...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank DPBirder
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