Forillon National Park

Forillon National Park

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VISIT Forillon National Park:

Park Details

Forillon National Park was established in 1974, and has a total area of 59,520 acres (93 square miles, or 241 square kilometers).

Address 2286 Bd de Grande Greve, Gaspé, QC, G4X 6L7
Phone418-368-5505
HoursThe park is open year round, however trails and infrastructures are not maintained during off-season (October - May)
Entrance FeeFree to $9, depending on age
Learn MoreOfficial Website

When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation

We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Forillon National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Forillon National Park is.

Our data shows the best months to visit Forillon National Park are September, June, July & August.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Park Visitsdata unavailable
Precipitation68668486100101125117851008984
Avg Temp222330435867737264524028
Max Temp393845627784868681705743
Avg Temp5615294151585748382917
Min Temp-16-16-111430384643342717-2
Temperature values in °F; Precipitation in Inches

Forillon National Park Road Trips

Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Forillon National Park is visited.

Trip NameTrip MilesTrip Days
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Other Nearby National Park Sites

From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Forillon National Park.

NameDistance
Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve169 km
Kouchibouguac National Park232 km
Prince Edward Island National Park292 km
Cape Breton Highlands National Park366 km
Fundy National Park369 km

Nearest Ski Resorts

For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Forillon National Park:

NameLocationSummitDifficulty ScoreDistance
Mont BéchervaiseGaspé, QC1,128 ft42%16 km
Mont MillerMurdochville, QC2,815 ft47%84 km
Pin RougeNew Richmond, QC1,493 ft45%120 km
Haute Gaspésie, QC689 ft15%160 km

Nearest Airports

When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Forillon National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.

Large Airports

A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Forillon National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
Halifax / Stanfield International AirportYHZHalifax, NS451 km
Quebec Jean Lesage International AirportYQBQuebec, QC575 km
Portland International JetportPWMPortland, ME741 km
Montreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International AirportYULMontréal, QC804 km
Medium Airports

A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Forillon National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
Gaspé (Michel-Pouliot) AirportYGPGaspé, QC17 km
Bathurst AirportZBFBathurst, NB175 km
Charlo AirportYCLCharlo, NB177 km
Sept-Îles AirportYZVSept-Îles, QC202 km
Miramichi AirportYCHMiramichi, NB226 km
Natashquan AirportYNANatashquan, QC234 km
Îles-de-la-Madeleine AirportYGRÎles-de-la-Madeleine, QC251 km

Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.