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Parc de la Plage-Jacques-Cartier

3636, chemin de la Plage-Jacques-Cartier | Ste-Foy, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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Beautiful and easily accessible from Quebec, full of attractions for all

A stunning nature reserve about 30 mins by car from the centre of Quebec City. The place is well... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Bruno N
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London, United Kingdom
A nice change of scenery from the city

We had stayed at a B&B just on the water and decided we'd take our car to check out the beach since... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
Sue P
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Ottawa, Canada
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3636, chemin de la Plage-Jacques-Cartier | Ste-Foy, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

A stunning nature reserve about 30 mins by car from the centre of Quebec City. The place is well organised, has several car parks, a couple of places to buy food and drinks, many different routes and lengths for all walker types, activities such as...More

1  Thank Bruno N
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had stayed at a B&B just on the water and decided we'd take our car to check out the beach since it was a really hot day. The beach, although not alot of sand, was perfect for having a picnic and tossing some frisbee....More

1  Thank Sue P
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Even if I'm a riverside lover, I have to admit that this area is more or less interesting to visit. Mostly residential and not realy visitor frendly.

Thank sescal2001
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I grew-up in Cap-Rouge, and I remember going to the 'Plage Jacques-Cartier' when it was lined with modest little cabins, a lot of them falling apart at the time. It was always a perfect place to go for a walk or a bike ride, hang...More

1  Thank JavaMexicana
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Have been there twice now. Fist time we kayaked the river which was amazing. You paddle down the river which is a vein between two touring mountains above your head. Breathtaking. It took about 5 hours and rapids were a bit scary but glad we...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 8 March 2016

There are a few things to do around: beach, swim, play volleyball, walk or run in the trails... During the winter there is an ice ring. There are also classes given out in the park. The trails connect with Le Lac des Nations, you can...More

Thank Marjoriedlang
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I love near and love to walk there, itmis so zen and relaxing. We can walk there all year long. During winter, it is fun to walk, we can see the ice and hear ice cracked... We can see the two Quebec Bridges.. Pomt ce...More

Thank Edithe P
Reviewed 14 November 2015

this is a really nice park with excellent views wonderful to stroll or get away from the rat race, as a tourist attraction doent hit the spot but as a relaxing picnic area spot on

Thank swift314
Reviewed 16 August 2015

This place is just 30mins from the city and the entrance was fairly cheap (around $20). Depending on what time of the year you go, you will have your tryst with bugs. We were pummeled with gnats in August and couldn't even pose for a...More

Thank jokerji
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Great place to walk and great lunch outdoors. About 30/40 min drive from Quebec city. Really enjoyed the scenery. Always great to be surrounded by the nature.

1  Thank Tanilu
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geolahti
where are good places to skateboard in the city?
29 July 2015|
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Response from Tanilu | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't skateboard so I can not help you with your question. I can tell you that skateboarding in old Quebec is not a good idea since alot of their streets are made of paving stones....
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