This summer, discover the Parc
de la Chute-Montmorency again or for the first time thanks to
new trails. A visit to this park, located 15 minutes from Old Québec
City, is a must during your time in the province’s capital and the
ideal place to share a moment with your family or load up on
thrills. At 83 metres tall, the waterfall dominates the landscape:
on your visit, you’ll get to see it up close in different ways and
feel all of its strength.
at the bottom of the falls offer impeccable views. A new
walkway has been widened, providing ample space for picnicking and
admiring the waterfall. The east side walkway has also been
redesigned and expanded with the addition of a mineral garden along
the sidewalk, benches and a picnic area. On the west side, the
pathway, now made of wood, guides visitors to a new viewpoint,
closer to the waterfall than ever before.
For a hassle-free outing, make things
simple by booking a homemade
family picnic online. This option sure to please families
living in Québec City will be especially appreciated by visitors
from outside the region, who won't have to carry around a cooler.
Once you've picked up your lunch boxes, head to the orchard to
enjoy the incredible view of Île d’Orléans, the river and city.
Picnic tables and games for children are also available.
There are several extraordinary ways to
visit Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. Three different via
ferrata courses, one of which includes a 120-metre zipline,
promise the most impressive views of the waterfall. This
accessible activity is suitable for beginners and children as
young as 8 years old. If you’re looking for a moderate adrenalin
rush, the cable car is ideal. And for visitors who want to learn
more about history, discover the hidden treasures of the falls
during a colorful guided
tour filled with stories told by characters from the