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Mont-Orford National Park
IUCN Category II (National Park)
2007-07 Parc du Mont-Orford - Étang Fer-de-lance.jpg
Location Orford, Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Canada
Nearest city Magog, Quebec
Area 58.37 square kilometres (22.54 sq mi)
Established 1938

Mont-Orford National Park is a national park in Orford, Quebec, Canada that is maintained and protected by the Sépaq. a provincial body.

Geography

The park is located immediately north of Magog in the Eastern Townships tourist region of the province. It encompasses several mountain peaks, among which are Mont Orford, Mont Giroux (Pic aux Corbeaux), Mont Alfred Desrochers, Mont Chauve, and the Massif des Chênes.

Recreation

The park is open year-round. Popular summer activities in the park include camping, hiking, swimming, cycling, canoeing, kayaking, pedalos, row boating, rock climbing, paddle surfing, and wildlife watching. The most popular winter sport in the park is alpine skiing, with cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snow walking, and Ski-Vel (wheelchair skiing).

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