Everything You Need to Know About Oka National Park

When planning a trip to Canada, many travelers stay near Banff or Jasper on the country’s western half.

There you can marvel at the towering peaks of the Canadian Rockies and turquoise waters of glacier-fed lakes. But on the other side near Montreal exists the lesser-known Oka National Park.

It is located not far from Montreal in Quebec, Canada. The park sits along the Ottawa River just off QC-344.

Where Is Oka National Park?

Oka National Park preserves the rich cultural heritage of the area. Although many enjoy this summer destination because of the beaches, Oka National Park also has oratories and chapels.

What Is Oka National Park Famous For?

Today, you’ll discover a lot more to do and see than just touring the historic structures of the missionaries.

Outdoor Things You Can Do in Oka National Park

You can hike five different trails in Oka National Park. You can choose to either hike one of the three easy trails, hike the moderate trail, or challenge yourself to take the difficult trail.


Les Dunes Campground, near the visitor center, offers 42 ready-to-camp tents fully equipped with everything you need for an enjoyable stay in Oka National Park.


From mid-May to early September, the beaches of Oka National Park come alive with visitors. These beaches are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. with lifeguards on duty from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.


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