The Parc national du Mont-Orford is a protected area in Québec, Canada. With an protected area of 59.46 square kilometers, this park is located in the administrative region of Eastern Townships (Estrie, in frnech), west of Sherbrooke and north of Magog. As other national parks in Québec, it is administrated by the government through the state society of outdoor activities SÉPAQ.
This park features several mountain peaks, such as Mont-Orford (850 m) and Mont-Chauve (600 m), and lakes (lac Fraser and lac Stukely).
The main entrance of the park is in the area of Lake Stukely. You need to stop at the entrance of the park to pay for the access fee (8.75 $ for an adult (18 yo+), free for children). During summer, additional fees for parking or fat bike use can be added to the access fee. In winter, nordic skiing or fat biking require special fees on top of the access fee.
Several equipment rental are provided on-site (stand-up paddle, canoe, snowshoes, crampons, ski, ...).
More information is available on the SÉPAQ website dedicated to Parc national du Mont-Orford
When to Go
The park is open year-round. Popular summer activities in the park include camping, hiking, swimming, cycling, canoeing, kayaking, paddle surfing, and wildlife watching. The most popular winter sports in the park is cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snow walking.
Dogs are usually not permitted inside the park. However, some exceptions apply in certain areas of the park, check with the park employees or on the pet section of the Park's website