Gaspésie National Park

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Parc national de la Gaspésie
IUCN category II (national park)
Mont Jacques-Cartier.JPG
Location La Haute-Gaspésie and La Matanie RCMs, Quebec, Canada
Nearest city Sainte-Anne-des-Monts
Coordinates 48°56′00″N 66°14′00″W / 48.93333°N 66.23333°W / 48.93333; -66.23333Coordinates: 48°56′00″N 66°14′00″W / 48.93333°N 66.23333°W / 48.93333; -66.23333
Area 80,200 hecatres[1]
Established November 25, 1981[2]
Governing body Sépaq

Gaspésie National Park (French: Parc national de la Gaspésie) is a provincial park located south of the town of Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Quebec, Canada in the inland of the Gaspé peninsula. The park contains the highest peak of the Appalachian Mountains in the province of Quebec and the only population of Caribou found south of the Saint Lawrence River in Canada.

A panorama of the mountains in Gaspésie National Park

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  1. ^ - Registre des aires protégées au Québec - Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et des Parcs du Québec, Retrieved on September 19, 2007
  2. ^ Existing Park - Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et des Parcs, Retrieved on September 19, 2007