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Parc de la rivière Batiscan

Parc  de la rivière Batiscan

Nature pure and simple, easy to access.

Just 30 minutes from Trois-Rivières, the Batiscan River Park will charm you whether you are a thrill-seeker or want to relax in nature.  

This park divided into 3 sectors offers many activities such as Via Ferrata, tree climbing, zip lines, canoe, kayak and paddle board rentals (to be determined for the 2021 season), river access, fishing, hiking and even nature interpretation activities guided by biologists.
 
To enhance your stay, camp on one of our intimate and wooded sites or discover our various rental accommodations in our Ready to Camp formula! If you're looking for nature and rusticity, try our new cabins in the Grand-Bassin sector.

Available activities:
Adapted to people with limited mobility
Aerial adventures
Camping
Canoeing
Doing it differently
Equipment rental on site
For families
Geocaching
Hiking
Mountain Biking/ Cross Country
Recreational kayaking
Rustic cabins and cottages
School Groups
Snowshoeing
Turnkey camping
Via Ferrata
Ziplining
Visit our website for more information
Contact :
200, chemin du Barrage,
Saint-Narcisse (Quebec) G0X 2Y0

Activities offered by Parc de la rivière Batiscan

regional park

regional park

Hiking in a natural atmosphere just 30 minutes from the city of Trois-Rivières

Hiking in a natural atmosphere just 30 minutes from the city of Trois-Rivières
Hiking in nature (c) Nicole Robert

Walk, explore !

With more than 20 km of marked trails that connect the different sectors of the park, our network of walking paths is ideal for hikers of all skill levels. While crossing a rock formation or a footbridge, the nature will surprise you with its beauty. Stunning landscapes, falls, rapids and forests follow each other, even on the shortest sections. If you pay attention, maybe you will notice the most unseen wildlife specimens who live in the park... Picnic areas are available along the different hiking paths.

Reception open from May to October.
Hiking trails accessible all year round.

 

Daily access fee (summer season): $6.52/adult, $4.79/child 6-15 years old, $17.40/family (2 adults and 3 children maximum) Special rate for groups (16 people and more)

Daily access fee (winter season): $4.35/adult, $2.61/child 6-15 years old, $13.92/family (2 adults and 3 children maximum) Special rate for groups (16 people and more)

From 6,52$/Pers. +tx

Waterfront rustic lodging

Waterfront rustic lodging
Shelter in Batiscan
Pod (c)Village Monde
Inside of pod (c) Village Monde
Cabine (c) Martin Savard
Winter cabine (c) Martin Savard

Three unique concepts: relaxation guaranteed

Along the Batiscan River, our shelters (lodging, cabins) have everything to please both lovers and families in search of tranquility and great outdoors experiences. The Pod will surprise you with its fun rounded shape and with its beautiful brightness. Le Perché (the Perched), high up, offers upstairs beds on mezzanines accessible by ladders. L'Islandais (The Icelandic), partially buried underground, has intimate access to large rocks on the shore. Without water or electricity, but comfortable and well equipped, a stay in one of our shelters is always a good pretext for laziness... or taking a walk in the forest.

Rental offered all year round.

From 98$/per night +tx (daily access not included)

Ready-To-Camp: choose the easy way

Ready-To-Camp: choose the easy way

For a stress-free nature experience

The perfect compromise between tent and cottage, our new 2020 "Ready to camp" allows you to stay in the wilderness without having to carry too much equipment. The Batiscan tents, the deluxe yurt and the prospector tent can accommodate 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children. The equipment provided are: bed bases with mattresses, table/chairs, 2-round stove for outdoor cooking, cauldron/dishes/ utensils, electrical outlet for cell phone recharge as well as an auxiliary heating system in low season.

Grouped along a pedestrian walkway, the "Ready to Camp" can be reserved for a single unit or several at a time, for family or friend reunions.

The equipment included are :

  • bed frames with mattresses,
  • table/chairs,
  • 2-burner propane stove, pans, crockery, utensils,
  • electrical outlet to charge cellphones
  • auxiliary heating in the off-season.

From 114,81$ + txes/night (daily acces not included)

Via Ferrata: high above your expectations

Via Ferrata: high above your expectations
Via ferrata (c) H. Bassarrada
Tree-to-tree trail (c)PRB
Tyrolienne

Brave the rock wall, the tree climbing adventure and the zipline over the waterfalls !

Fall back into childhood : climb trees, face the rock wall, jump into the void above water. Anyone can enjoy this challenge. The Via Ferrata takes place on a rock wall. The activity may look like rock climbing, but instead of climbing you are most of the time moving horizontally. The Via Ferrata Route is distinguished by its breathtaking landscapes along the river and its white rapids.

Adrenaline rush guaranteed in a completely secure environment.

Our experienced outdoor guides accompany you on the whole adventure (full or partial) :

  • grand zipline,
  • tree-climbing adventure,
  • Via Ferrata at night,
  • tree-climbing adventure for kids, etc.

Full adventure: 62,10$/adult (plus tax)
Via Ferrata and grand zipline : 41,10$/adult (plus tax)
Zipline : 14,36 $/adult (plus tax)
Via Ferrata at night: 45,38$/adult (plus tax)
Tree climbing adventure for children : 17,66$/ child (plus tax)
*Daily access are not included

From 30,25$/pers +tx

School group activities

School group activities

The Parc de la rivière Batiscan is the perfect place for school outings at an affordable price!

With its various adventure courses and geocaching activities, the Batiscan River Park's services are in line with the main measures of the Ministry of Education in terms of extracurricular activities (À l'école, on bouge!). We also offer several nature and interpretation activities. Our certified adventure guides and naturalist guides will entertain your students. Why not extend your stay by introducing your students to camping? Five group camping sites are available (rustic or developed).

Guided activities: Via ferrata, tree climbing, zip lines, geocaching, GPS rally, forest survival, wildlife workshop, mammal workshop, etc.

Independent activities: hiking, mountain biking and snowshoeing. Covered picnic areas and easily accessible sanitary blocks.

Download our activity guides by level to know the established formulas and rates. Can't find what you're looking for? Contact us, it will be our pleasure to meet your personalized needs!

Family activities

Family activities

Whether it is for our special rates, our adapted facilities or our varied activity program at the Parc de la rivière Batiscan, we are a family destination par excellence.

By paying the access fees, families benefit from several free and/or priced guided and/or autonomous activities as well as special events.

Activities offered: three-service rustic camping, rental accommodations, access to the river, ford fishing, walking, mountain biking, guided high-altitude adventure course, geocaching, survival in the forest, guided wildlife activities (day and evening), storytelling and talks, adventure film projections, discovery room, posted animation table, snowshoeing.

Special events: Perseids, bioblitz.

Accessories and equipment: fatbike rental, crampon rental and snowshoe loan in winter.

Infrastructures: picnic shelters, picnic tables, drinking water station, playgrounds, trails accessible by stroller, baggage cart (exclusive to rental accommodations), washrooms and washrooms adapted for families.

Download our family brochure! (link coming soon)

Rustic cabins on the waterfront

Rustic cabins on the waterfront

Rustic but comfortable!

Combining the rustic environment with a minimum of comfort, the rustic cabins are sure to please you. Ideal to fully enjoy nature, the rustic cabins are located on an enchanting site along the river and can accommodate a maximum of 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children. The equipment provided are: platform bed (mattress included), table, chairs and hooks. Outside: metal storage box to keep food away from animals, picnic table, fire pit and Adirondack chairs.

From 44.36$/night + tx (park access fees extra)