Parc Beauséjour: A Beautiful Rimouski Must-See
The Beauséjour park is certainly the most famous park of Rimouski with the Lepage park.
Located in the heart of Rimouski, Parc Beauséjour (Beauséjour Park) is a must-see on your next visit to the area. The park is on the banks of Rimouski River and offers plenty year- activities that are fun for the whole family.
You can try ice-skating, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, tobogganing, water park, cycling…the options are endless! In this guide, Le Vieux Loup de Mer will show you all that Parc Beauséjour in Rimouski has to offer.
Summer activities at Parc Beauséjour
The park has no shortage of activities to make the most of both the summer and winter months. No matter when you visit, Parc Beauséjour is one of the top must-see sites in Rimouski!
During the summer, you can take advantage of the park’s:
- Water play area
- Fitness trail
- Volleyball and pétanque courts
- Walking and cycling paths
No skates? No problem! On top of these amenities, you can also rent equipment directly at Parc Beauséjour, including scooters, ice skates, bicycles, sports accessories (balls, pétanque, etc.). There’s truly something for everyone!
And last but not least, the park has an outdoor stage where you can enjoy plenty of summer concerts and live entertainment.
Winter activities at Parc Beauséjour
When temperatures drop and snow starts to fall, Parc Beauséjour in Rimouski doesn’t just shut down. Quite the opposite! The park transforms into a winter wonderland, with many winter sports to choose from.
- Ski slope and lift
- Ice skating rink and 1 km-long ice track!
- Hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing trails
- Beginner’s cross-country ski trail
You can rent equipment for the winter activities as well, including skates, skis and skiing equipment and snowshoes. Beginners and pros alike can enjoy these winter waterfront sports!
Finally, you will be able to punctuate your day rich in activities by going to eat in one of the numerous restaurants of Rimouski which surround the park.
Le Vieux Loup de Mer Tip: Equipment rental is FREE for everyone (with proof of ID) for the 2021-2022 winter season. All the more reason to explore Rimouski this winter!
Plan your visit
Parc Beauséjour is located in the heart of Rimouski, on the banks of the Rimouski river, near the bay overlooking Île Saint-Barnabé.
- Access to the park, its facilities and outdoor parking are free
- Equipment rental is available from 12 pm to 5 pm on weekdays and 10 am to 5 pm on weekends
- Park opening hours: 6 am to midnight
For more information, contact the Parc Beauséjour Park at 418 724-3167.
Warning: swimming in the Rimouski River is strictly prohibited.
Stay at Le Vieux Loup de Mer during your trip to Rimouski
With its many year-round activities, Parc Beauséjour is an absolute must on your visit to Rimouski. Kick back and relax at the park after checking out the Pointe-au-Père historic site and the Lamontagne House.
While you’re in the area, stay in one of our charming wood chalets! Le Vieux Loup de Mer estate is the perfect jumping off point for visiting Rimouski. Contact us today! Our team can’t wait to welcome you, sun or snow!
Cover picture credits : Paul Artus