Equipment rental

La Mauricie National Park

Whether you want to enjoy the lakes or the trails without getting bogged down, we offer you the possibility of renting equipment adapted to your activity.

Boat rental
A canoe on a sandy shore under a cloudy sky

For an hour or several days, a range of rental options are available to suit your need.

  • Canoe
  • Single kayak
  • Two-person kayak
  • Stand-up paddleboard (SUP)
  • Pedal boat (Boat rental of the Shewenegan Picnic Area only)

How to rent a boat?

  • On line reservation (daily rental only):
  • On site:
    • Shewenegan Picnic Area
    • Wapizagonke Picnic Area
    • Lac Edouard Picnic Area (convenience store)

Hours of operation

May 18 to June 22

  • Friday and Saturday: 9 am to 7 pm
  • Sunday to Thursday: 9 am to 5 pm

June 23 to September 4

  • Every day: 8 am to 8 pm

September 5 to October 9

  • Friday and Saturday: 9 am to 7 pm
  • Sunday to Thursday: 9 am to 5 pm


Boat rentals include:

  • Life jackets
  • Safety kit
  • Paddles

Row-and-go canoes

Perfect to go out on a lakeside expedition in the backcountry without having to portage or carry the canoe. They are currently offered at lac à la Pêche and lac du Caribou.

How to take advantage:

  1. Visit or drop by one of our boat rental offices.
  2. Leave a $30 deposit for some paddles, an individual life jacket, and a safety kit. We will also provide you with a token that will unlock your canoe.
  3. Get the most from your boat and take full advantage of your canoeing experience.
  4. At the end of the day, return the canoe to its spot, and bring the token and equipment back to the rental office before closing time to get your deposit back.
Hiking and snowshoeing equipment rental
Snowshoes hung on a wall

Equipment is available at the Information desk of the Rivière à la Pêche Service Centre. Rates, taxes included, are for one day.

  • Trekking poles 5 $
  • Crampons 10 $
  • Snowshoes 10 $
  • Baby carrier backpack free

Limited quantities. Equipment must be returned before 4 pm. No reservation.

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