Park | Mitis River Park
Mitis River Park is located just a few steps from Reford Gardens on the west bank of the Mitis River in Ste-Flavie. The Park is a conservation area and an ecotourism site that offers visitors an opportunity to explore the ecosystems of the St. Lawrence estuary and the ancient forest on the banks of the Mitis River. The Park also initiates visitors of all ages to the environment through a dozen unique wooden platforms and architectural installations. Enjoy a walk in the woods, a stroll along the beach or follow one of the discovery pathways that traversing this 40-acre site. The observation tower is a masterpiece of wood's construction and offers breathtaking views of the St. Lawrence and the surrounding landscapes. The Park has a large playground area for children and picnic areas with both shade and full sun spots. The Park is an ideal area for a short rest or to allow your children to stretch their legs and enjoy their first contact with the St. Lawrence and its shoreline.
Come and see our new exhibition «Gems of the Ocean» showcasing a collection of shells and corals from all over the world and the Saint-Lawrence River. Explore the different ecosystems you'll see in our walking trails in our «Living in the Mitis area» exhibition and read about the impacts of climate change and invasive species for our environment.
Are you looking for a beautiful place to camp for a day or two? The Park has 10 new campsites with 12 x 12 wooden platforms equipped with cables to attach your tent - four platforms near the St. Lawrence River and six in the forest. You can also ask for your own Mountain Equipment Coop tent (fits four people) installed on your site before arrival. Dry toilets, water and firepit nearby. Please note that access to campsites is limited to the walking trails and no vehicles are authorized (5 minute walk from the parking lot maximum).
The Mitis River Park is open from June 18 to August 28 2016
Seniors (65+): $4
Season’s Pass: $10
Rustic Camping: $15
Camping with tent: $25
Free for children (13 and under)
You can also consult the virtual exhibition La rivière Mitis notre rivière, notre passé, notre identité on the web site museevirtuel.ca