This season seems to be one where stars align to increase occupancy. The low Canadian dollar encourages our citizens to stay within the country, and invites our southern neighbors and many Europeans to take advantage of the favorable currency exchange rate. Canada’s 150th anniversary and the free admittance to all National Parks is also increasing demand, since we are located right beside Forillon National Park.
A new travel guide ‘Le Québec en camping’ dedicates a full page to our campground and includes Camping Griffon in its list of 150 featured campgrounds in Québec. Read about the significance of such recognitions and learn more about our our small family business, with a history spanning over almost 50 years and 3 generations.
The area sure has a lot to offer to hiking enthusiasts, the meeting of the sea and mountains forming striking landscapes. Here are some suggestions of trails to head to, from the easiest loop to the most arduous mountain hike.
Here is a list of attractions you may find within 40 km of Camping Griffon. Please note that many of these would be good options in case of a rainy day as they are interior exhibits.
No doubt will you notice that the presence of the sea is fully felt in our suggestions. Our proximity to the gulf of St. Lawrence ensures a myriad of recreational activities.
While many visitors stay for many days, some of you are just quickly passing through. Here is my Guide to visiting the Gaspé-Forillon for those who have a need for speed!
“The Valley” is a hidden gem in Forillon National Park.