List of protected areas of Quebec

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This list of protected areas of Quebec includes both federally and provincially administered parks and wildlife reserves in Quebec, the largest province in Canada. Note that both federally and provincially administered parks in Quebec are labelled "parc national" (national park). Federal national parks are distinguished by the addition of "of Canada" in their official name.

National Parks of Canada in Quebec[edit]

The following parks are managed by Parks Canada:

National Parks and Aquatical, Biodiversity and Ecological Reserves of Quebec[edit]

In Quebec, provincial parks are called "national parks", and are managed by the Société des établissements de plein air du Québec, also known as Sépaq. The ecological reserves,[1] the biodiversity reserves and the aquatical reserves are managed by the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et des Parcs (Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks) of Québec.

Park Location Area
(km²)
Remarks
Aigle-à-Tête-Blanche Ecological Reserve Rapides-des-Joachims 2.67
Aiguebelle National Park Rouyn-Noranda 268.30
André-Linteau Ecological Reserve Rapides-des-Joachims 0.91
André-Michaux Ecological Reserve Denholm 4.50
Anticosti National Park L'Île-d'Anticosti 571.80
Bic National Park Le Bic 33.20
Bog-à-Lanières Ecological Reserve Lac-Édouard 4.30
Boisé-des-Muir Ecological Reserve Hinchinbrooke 0.12
Caribous-de-Jourdan Ecological Reserve Val-d'Or 7.12
Caribous-de-Val-d’Or Biodiversity Reserve La Vallée-de-l'Or 434.2
Charles-B.-Banville Ecological Reserve Lac-Huron 10.00
Chênaie-des-Îles-Finlay Ecological Reserve Waltham 0.94
Chicobi Ecological Reserve Lac-Chicobi 21.23
Claude-Mélançon Ecological Reserve Saint-Philémon 5.35
Couchepaganiche Ecological Reserve Métabetchouan–Lac-à-la-Croix 0.39
Dunes-de-Berry Ecological Reserve Berry 2.59
Dunes-de-la-Moraine-d'Harricana Ecological Reserve Rouyn-Noranda 5.40
Érablière-du-Trente-et-Un-Milles Ecological Reserve Gracefield 6.06
Ernest-Lepage Ecological Reserve Rivière-Bonaventure 8.10
Estuaire-de-la-Rivière-Bonaventure Aquatical Reserve Bonaventure 1.8
Fernald Ecological Reserve Rivière-Bonjour 7.35
Forêt-la-Blanche Ecological Reserve Mayo 20.52
Frontenac National Park Thetford Mines 155.30
Gaspésie National Park Sainte-Anne-des-Monts 802.00
G.-Oscar-Villeneuve Ecological Reserve Mont-Valin 5.67
Grande-Rivière Ecological Reserve Mont-Alexandre 173.00
Grand-Lac-Salé Ecological Reserve L'Île-d'Anticosti 23.39
Grands-Jardins National Park Lac-Pikauba 310.00
Grands-Ormes Ecological Reserve Mont-Élie 9.20
Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie National Park Lac-Pikauba 224.70
Île-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Percé National Park Percé 5.80
Île-Brion Ecological Reserve Grosse-Île 6.50
Île-Garth Ecological Reserve Bois-des-Filion 0.17
Îles-Avelle-Wight-et-Hiam Ecological Reserve Vaudreuil-Dorion 0.90
Îles-de-Boucherville National Park Boucherville (Îles de Boucherville) 8.14
Irénée-Marie Ecological Reserve Rivière-de-la-Savane 1.89
Irène-Fournier Ecological Reserve Rivière-Bonjour 4.40
Jackrabbit Ecological Reserve Montcalm 7.50
Jacques-Cartier National Park Lac-Jacques-Cartier 670.60
James-Little Ecological Reserve Sheenboro 2.04
J.-Clovis-Laflamme Ecological Reserve Lac-Ashuapmushuan 10.15
Judith-De Brésoles Ecological Reserve Lac-Édouard 10.90
Jules-Carpentier Ecological Reserve Pont-Rouge 0.05
Karst-de-Saint-Elzéar Biodiversity Reserve Bonaventure 44.27
Kettles-de-Berry Ecological Reserve Berry 2.67
Kuururjuaq National Park Kativik 4,460.80 managed by the Kativik Regional Government
Lac-à-la-Tortue Ecological Reserve Shawinigan 5.66
Lac-Malakisis Ecological Reserve Les Lacs-du-Témiscamingue 30.27
Lac-Témiscouata National Park Saint-Michel-du-Squatec 175.30
Lacs-Vaudray-et-Joannès Biodiversity Reserve Rouyn-Noranda 193.07
Léon-Provancher Ecological Reserve Bécancour 4.84
Lionel-Cinq-Mars Ecological Reserve Saint-Édouard-de-Lotbinière 4.40
Louis-Babel Ecological Reserve Rivière-aux-Outardes 235.40
Louis-Ovide-Brunet Ecological Reserve Lac-Bouchette 6.69
Louis-Zéphirin-Rousseau Ecological Reserve Notre-Dame-de-Pontmain 0.05
Manche-d'Épée Ecological Reserve Sainte-Madeleine-de-la-Rivière-Madeleine 5.73
Marcel-Léger Ecological Reserve Trois-Rivières 0.36
Marcelle-Gauvreau Ecological Reserve Mont-Valin 1.14
Marcel-Raymond Ecological Reserve Henryville 0.64
Marie-Jean-Eudes Ecological Reserve Saint-Alexis-des-Monts 8.45
Matamec Ecological Reserve Sept-Îles 186.00
Météorite Biodiversity Reserve Manicouagan 233.00
Micocoulier Ecological Reserve Coteau-du-Lac 0.29
Miguasha National Park Nouvelle 0.62
Mine-aux-Pipistrelles Ecological Reserve Potton 0.03
Mont-Mégantic National Park Notre-Dame-des-Bois 54.86
Mont-Orford National Park Orford 58.37
Mont-Saint-Bruno National Park Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville 5.90
Mont-Saint-Pierre Ecological Reserve Mont-Saint-Pierre 6.43
Mont-Tremblant National Park Lac-Supérieur 1510.10
Monts-Valin National Park Mont-Valin 153.60
Oka National Park Oka 23.70
Pingualuit National Park Kangiqsujuaq 1133.90 managed by the Kativik Regional Government
Père-Louis-Marie Ecological Reserve Bouchette 3.15
Pin-Rigide Ecological Reserve Franklin 0.66
Plaisance National Park Plaisance 28.10
Pointe-Heath Ecological Reserve L'Île-d'Anticosti 18.69
Pointe-Platon Ecological Reserve Sainte-Croix 0.59
Pointe-Taillon National Park Saint-Henri-de-Taillon 92.20
Presqu'île-Robillard Ecological Reserve Saint-André-d'Argenteuil 0.84
Ristigouche Ecological Reserve Ristigouche-Partie-Sud-Est 4.68
Rivière-aux-Brochets Ecological Reserve Saint-Armand 1.26
Rivière-du-Moulin Ecological Reserve Lotbinière 0.11
Rivière-Rouge Ecological Reserve Grenville-sur-la-Rouge 3.13
Rolland-Germain Ecological Reserve Montcerf-Lytton 13.70
Ruisseau-de-l'Indien Ecological Reserve Sheenboro 3.24
Saguenay National Park Rivière-Éternité 319.30
Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park Rivière-Éternité 1138.00 co-managed with Parks Canada
Samuel-Brisson Ecological Reserve Hampden 7.90
Serpentine-de-Coleraine Ecological Reserve Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine 3.97
Tantaré Ecological Reserve Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier 14.50
Tapani Ecological Reserve Sainte-Anne-du-Lac 0.17
Thomas-Fortin Ecological Reserve Lac-Pikauba 1.18
Thomas-Sterry-Hunt International Ecological Reserve Saint-Just-de-Bretenières 0.56
Tourbières-de-Lanoraie Ecological Reserve Lanoraie 4.15
Uapishka Biodiversity Reserve Manicouagan 1,382.00
Vallée-du-Ruiter Ecological Reserve Potton 1.17
Victor-A.-Huard Ecological Reserve Lac-Ministuk 0.20
Vieux-Arbres Ecological Reserve Duparquet 0.04
William-Baldwin Ecological Reserve Berry 291.38
Yamaska National Park Roxton Pond 12.89

Quebec also administers these Wildlife Reserves, but they are not considered protected areas by World Conservation Union standards.[citation needed]

Zone d'exploitation contrôlée[edit]

In Quebec, the 86 "zone d'exploitation contrôlée" (controlled harvesting zone) (ZEC) are managed by non profit corporation. This category of protected areas is subdivided by "Zec of rivers" (mainly for fishing mission) and "Zec of lands".

Other parks[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (French) Les réserves écologiques: Des habitats protégés au naturel, consulted the December 31, 2006

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