City Parks

Nature nestled in the heart of downtown!

Our many city parks offer a quiet place for peace and relaxation in the heart of downtown. Many locations offer trail networks:  Visit the Hiking Section for more information.

Parc de la Rivière-du-Moulin

Stroll along our landscaped trails designed for hiking, mountain biking, snowshoeing, downhill skiing and skating in a genuine forest in the heart of downtown.  The park also offers watercraft rentals (boats, kayaks, pedal boats), nature interpretation activities, fishing in the fjord, etc.  Dogs on leashes are welcome. Visitor reception area with toilets and showers accessible during regular business hours.

1577, rue des Roitelets, Saguenay (arr. de Chicoutimi), G7H 8E5
T 418.698.3235

Port Area

Located in the heart of downtown, available activities include a local market, cycling path, playground, water games, skate park, petanque (lawn bowling), restaurant, ice cream parlour, picnic tables and terrace with views overlooking the Saguenay River. Consult the Calendar of Events for more information regarding outdoor presentations. This location is also known as the “Vieux-Port” (old port).

49, rue Lafontaine, Saguenay (arr. de Chicoutimi), G7H 5B7
T 418.698.3025

Parc Mars

The park offers phenomenal views overlooking the fjord and Baie de Ha! Ha! unlike anywhere else. It includes a well landscaped bike path that loops around the bay for approximately 6 km. The perfect spot for birdwatchers, windsurfers, kitesurfers, hikers and photographers! A playground for kids is also available on-site.

Rue Mars, Saguenay (arr. de La Baie)
T 418.698.3167

Parc de la Rivière-aux-Sables

An entertainment centre of choice with water games, petanque (lawn bowling) and shuffleboard courts. Located along the shores of the Aux-Sables River, the park offers a unique hiking experience across an aluminum foot bridge. Discover regional products at the Halles (local market) Trout fishing and canoe and pedal boat rentals available.

2230, rue de la Rivière-aux-Sables, Saguenay (arr. de Jonquière), G7X 7W7 
T 418.698.3000 # 4243 | 1.800.463.6565

Parc commémoratif Sir William Price

The park pays tribute to the famous builder Sir William Price, who played an important role in Saguenay's industrial history. Take a stroll along the paths and see birds, squirrels, the tomb of Sir William Price and the Chute-à-Bésy falls.

Rue Price, Saguenay (arr. de Jonquière)
T 418.546.2046

Centre Plein Air Bec-Scie

Centre plein air Bec-Scie offers magnificent scenic views no matter the season. Explore the trails along the crevasse, walking over bridges between towering rocky cliffs and travel high above the raging waters of the Rivière-à-Mars's canyon below. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, mountain biking, snowmobile and ATV relays.

7400, chemin des Chutes, Saguenay (arr. de La Baie), G7B 3N8
T 418.697.5132