Equipment rental

La Mauricie National Park

Whether you want to enjoy the lakes or simply don't want to have to carry a boat on your vehicle, we offer you the possibility of renting equipment adapted to your activity.

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

You can rent a variety of boats to suit your needs, from one-hour outings to multi-day canoe-camping trips.

  • Canoe
  • Single kayak
  • Two-person kayak
  • Stand-up paddleboard (SUP)
  • Pedal boat

How to rent a boat?

  • On line reservation (daily canoe or kayak rental only):
  • On site:
    • Shewenegan Picnic Area
    • Wapizagonke Picnic Area
    • Lac Edouard Picnic Area

Hours of operation

May 24 to June 20

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

June 21 to September 2

  • Every day: 8 am to 8 pm

September 3 to October 14

  • 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 11 $
  • Crampons 11 $
  • Snowshoes 14 $
  • Baby carrier backpack free

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

PLEASE NOTE – The quantities of equipment are limited and the rental service could be interrupted in the event of closure of the Rivière-à-la-Pêche Service Center. We recommend having your own equipment when visiting the national park.

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