See the waterfall from every angle at the Parc de la Chute-Montmorency

Attractions to discover, July 19, 2021 2021-07-19
See the waterfall from every angle at the Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
See the waterfall from every angle at the Parc de la Chute-Montmorency

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.

Reopening of the promenade below the waterfall

The trails 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.

Enjoy a family picnic at the Parc de la Chute-Montmorency

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.

Via ferrata au Parc de la
Via ferrata at the Parc de la Chute-Montmorency

Discover spectacular experiences!

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 Montmorency Manor!

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