Rivière Émeraude Municipal Park

Rivière Émeraude Municipal Park


The Emerald River Park is a natural site located along the Portage River, there is a waterfall that flows into a magnificent natural pool with emerald green water. This site is located in the Bridgeville sector (12 km from the village of Percé towards Gaspé).

Access: From Route 132 East in Coin-du-Banc, take Chemin de la Carrière (1) you must drive for about 4 km to reach the toll booth and the parking lot. From the parking lot you have to walk 700m on a trail (2) rather uneven to access the staircase (with 140 steps) leading to the site of the fall. This site is not accessible for people with reduced mobility and / or in wheelchairs.

(1) The Chemin de la Carrière is partially asphalted and is used by trucks making round trips to the rock quarry, caution is required!

(2) Sections of trail have been modified, the ground can be muddy and slippery, wear appropriate footwear. Sandals  flip flop, crocs… are not recommended.


This site is open year-round from 9 am to 5 pm.  Important: The site may be temporarily closed for work or difficult to access due to bad conditions especially in the spring.

No reservation possible.

Fees for 2022 : From 2022 June 13

13 years and older: $10 (Taxes Included)

Family (7 people or less in the same vehicle): $30 (Taxes Included)

Organized group (15 people or more): $8.50 per person (Taxes Included)

12 years old and under : free

Access fees payable at the reception booth on site only (Debit & credit card).

Dry toilets near the site, picnic table in the parking lot.

You can contact the Tourist Office at 418 782 5448 or 

PDF map of Percé’s hiking trails