Discover an exceptional site that is perfectly integrated into the natural environment. Parc du Bourg de Pabos offers visitors an interpretation centre, two multimedia experiences, a virtual-reality experience, a campground, a restaurant, hiking trails, a bike path, a recreational park, beaches and picnic areas.
Interpretation centre: Embark on an adventure and discover over 250 years of history in a coastal seigneury located in an exceptional natural environment. The museum’s permanent open-air exhibition provides a glimpse into daily life in the Grand Pabos seigneury during the 18th century. You can also discover the methodology and digging techniques used by archaeologist Pierre Nadon, who reconstructed our ancestors’ way of life from the vestiges of the past.
Ura: This immersive multimedia experience will take you to eight stations by the sea where you can revisit local history while celebrating the power of WATER. The trail is open during the day and in the evening.
Nova Lumina: Under the starry night sky of Chandler, at the mouth of the Grand Pabos rivers, you are invited to embark on an immersive and unforgettable journey where land meets sky. This seaside trail is open at night only.
La Grave Restaurant: The restaurant offers a magnificent view of Grand Pabos Bay and Beau Séjour Island. The menu features local ingredients, including fish and seafood.
Bourg de Pabos campground: Rated 4 stars by Camping Québec, the campground offers clean facilities that are sure to appeal to the whole family.
Trails: The park offers hikers and cyclists nearly 20 km of trails to explore and observe wildlife in Grand Pabos Bay. A lookout and several rest areas are found along the trails.
Beaches: Three beaches over one kilometre wide are accessible to all visitors for free. Washroom facilities are available nearby. Lifeguards are present on the third beach.
Recreational park: Young families have free access to a recreational park with playground equipment and water games.
Circuit des Bâtisseurs: The Circuit des Bâtisseurs is a hiking and cycling trail that is accessible from the interpretation site. It will take you to the municipality of Chandler via the bridge at the mouth of Grand Pabos Bay.
- Open: mid-June to early September
- Schedules for activities vary; please visit our website for more information
- Someone on staff will be able to speak to you in English, and some translated material may be available.