Openings and services differ across the country. Please check the Parks Canada national information portal dedicated to COVID-19 for regular updates.

Important information about your visit to Forillon National Park

Beginning May 28, Forillon National Park is pleased to welcome visitors for its 2021 season.

Visit the website before each visit. The addition or withdrawal of services and activities will depend on how the Covid 19 situation evolves.

Parks Canada is asking Canadians to respect these restrictions and to not camp illegally in Forillon National Park.

Please note that there are restrictions on the number of people allowed in our buildings. Please familiarize yourselves with these restrictions posted at the entrance of our buildings.

What’s open (updated September 24, 2021)
  • Information and Discovery Centre including the restrooms
  • Toll booths
  • Penouille reception and information centre

  • Hyman & Sons general store

  • Laundry and playground: Recreation Centre
  • Parks Canada shop at the Penouille reception and information centre
  • Service building at the tip of Penouille
  • Service Building, Du Banc Trailhead
  • Prélude-à-Forillon picnic shelter
  • Grande-Grave picnic shelter
  • Cap-Bon-Ami picnic shelter
  • Cap-Bon-Ami restrooms

  • Accomodations
    • Des-Rosiers campground including oTENTIKs, Oasis and MicrOcube
    • Cap-Bon-Ami campground
    • Petit-Gaspé campground
    • Backcountry camping
    • Lean-to Shelters in the backcountry

  • All trails (Please note that safety instructions have been added for some trails.)

  • Access to the stair and beach of Cap-Bon-Ami
  • Secondary roads leading to the southern sector and the northern sector
  • Day-use areas, including green spaces and picnic areas
  • Parking areas along the roads running through the park
  • Key services, such as security services (search and rescue services available but with reduced straff) and road maintenance
What’s closed (updated September 24, 2021)
  • Fort-Péninsule service building
  • Répit-Nord - La Vallée trail picnic shelter
  • Heritage buildings: Dolbel-Roberts house, Hyman Warehouse, Blanchette house and barn
  • Recreation Centre - swimming pool and shop
Camping during Covid-19 (updated September 8, 2021)

We recommend the visitors plan their visit by making sure they have a campsite before going to Forillon National Park.

What's open

  • Des-Rosiers campground including oTENTIKs, Oasis and MicrOcube
  • Cap-Bon-Ami campground
  • Petit-Gaspé campground
  • Backcountry camping
  • Lean-to Shelters in the backcountry
Your safety when visiting

The Province of Quebec requires wearing a non-medical mask or face covering when visiting indoor public spaces at Forillon National Park. An indoor public space is any space with walls and a roof that can be accessed by the members of the public. Visitors to Forillon National Park will be asked to follow this requirement.

Safety is a shared responsibility. Those who choose to access Forillon National Park, whether on foot, by bicycle or by motor vehicle, must respect all signs and closures, leave no trace, take back their garbage and human waste and follow the advice of public health experts on physical distancing. They must be careful in their choices to avoid injury and minimize any need for emergency response. Search and rescue services may be limited.

Visit our Visitor Safety section for more information on how to safely enjoy activities in Forillon National Park.

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