What is PaRQ?
The Quebec’s Regional Parks Association (PaRQ) is a non-profit organization that brings together regional parks spread across the entire territory of Quebec.
PaRQ is a strong, dynamic and recognized network of nature parks in recreational tourism , which develops the quality and the diversity of experience of visitors and which promotes a distinctive brand image adhering to the principles of sustainable development .
Their mission is to bring together, represent and promote the regional parks of Quebec as places for outdoor activities and accessible recreational tourism, in order to promote healthy habits through diversified quality experiences, in a safe environment.
Regional parks are already contributing to the current social changes towards healthy and active lifestyles, since in Quebec’s regional parks, we are on the move! The managers of the sector have expressed their desire to organize themselves to further structure the outdoor offer by mobilizing leaders, defining best practices, accessibility and quality of the experience, ensuring concerted promotion valuing the outdoors in these remarkable regional territories.
By obtaining this accreditation, Éco-Odyssée Nature Park demonstrates its professionalism, the quality of its regional park as well as the quality of the outdoor experience and the activities offered in its park. It also demonstrates the quality of risk management in its territory.
Éco-Odyssée Nature Park is proud to promote, thanks to rigorous operating standards, the health and well-being benefits of the local, regional and provincial Quebec population, through its offer of outdoor activities and by the accessibility of its territory.