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Hiking : Laval

Doubtless, Quebec is the destination par excellence for hikers and nature lovers. Quebec presents over 11,000 km of carefully marked and maintained hiking trails, and many off-trail hikes for intermediate-level and seasoned mountaineers. Or discover Quebec’s wide open spaces and Canada’s unique wilderness setting in one of our many national parks. Be awed by the unique charms of our visitor regions, and take advantage of countless trails, circuits and outdoor activities offered through accredited Aventure Écotourisme Québec members.

Contact Nature

Contact Nature is a non-profit organization whose mission is to protect and to enhance natural environments for educational and recreational tourism.

Ice fishing villages

Experience the authentic experience of ice fishing in Saguenay. With hundreds of fishing huts installed each winter, the Anse-à-Benjamin and Grande-Baie sites are transformed into veritable fishing villages on ice.

Outdoor Center Bec-Scie
Bewitching paths, a natural beauty in our colors that lead to absolutely breathtaking landscapes. Whether with family or couple, hiking or by mountain bike, the experience is very rewarding! When the Bec-Scie wears its white coat, you have at your fingertips one of the most beautiful cross-country skiing or snowshoeing centers in Quebec, with its marked trails and shelters. It becomes a relay for snowmobilers, not to mention that its reception room is available for your activities, and all year long.

Camping Jardin de mon Père
Located along the corridor of Rivière-à-Mars, between Chicoutimi and Bas-Saguenay, the campsite enjoys an enchanting site in the heart of Ville de Saguenay. Offering 174 pitches, 80% of which are reserved for tourists, the campsite "Au Jardin de Mon Père" enjoys an excellent reputation among campers. The company has perfected its services by offering various packages in collaboration with tourism stakeholders to provide its customers, the most beautiful attractions, shows and landscapes of  " Saguenay le Fjord ". It radiates thanks to its many services, the quality of its facilities, its cleanliness, its warm welcome and the proximity of the tourist attractions.
 
Okwari Le Fjord
Nothing immerses you more in the universe of the Saguenay Fjord and its surroundings than Okwari Le Fjord. In summer, you will have the opportunity to take a sea kayak ride on the fjord and discover the forest and the city that surrounds it. In winter, try snowshoes, dogsled, or ice fishing on the frozen fjord with our passionate guides. Don’t miss this unique activity in La Baie!
 
Rivière-à-Mars salmon interpretation center
Your perception of salmon will change dramatically after you stop there. All the information and the necessary to fish for salmon and sea trout are there. A must in La Baie for any angler. Enter the world of salmon and sea trout, discover the mysteries! The Rivière-à-Mars salmon interpretation center will help you discover all the charms of this noble king of our waters, salmon. Naturalist guides are on hand to answer all your questions.

Vallée Bras-du-Nord

A piece of heaven only an hour away from Quebec!

The Vallée Bras-du-Nord is a must-see outdoor destination, offering 80 kilometers of hiking and snowshoeing trails, more than 100 kilometers of single-track mountain bike trails and 17.5 kilometers of quiet river descents. Canyoning, via ferrata, fat biking, Hok skiing and guided off-piste skiing are also outdoor activities on offer.

With its magnificent falls and its breathtaking viewing points, Vallée Bras-du-Nord is one little piece of heaven for the outdoors enthusiasts!

 

Parc de la rivière Batiscan

Nature pure and simple, easy to access.

Just 30 minutes from Trois-Rivières, the Batiscan River Park will charm you whether you are a thrill-seeker or want to relax in nature.  

This park divided into 3 sectors offers many activities such as Via Ferrata, tree climbing, zip lines, canoe, kayak and paddle board rentals (to be determined for the 2021 season), river access, fishing, hiking and even nature interpretation activities guided by biologists.
 
To enhance your stay, camp on one of our intimate and wooded sites or discover our various rental accommodations in our Ready to Camp formula! If you're looking for nature and rusticity, try our new cabins in the Grand-Bassin sector.

Parc régional de la Forêt Ouareau

Your access to nature ... close to Montreal!

Covering a little over 150 km², the Ouareau Forest Regional Park offers a vast territory for outdoor enthusiasts. It can be accessed from the following sectors: Massif, Grande-Jetée, Grande-Vallée, Pont Suspendu and Contreforts. The park is endowed with a mountainous massif incorporating a network of multifunctional trails (hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing) of 120 km. Numerous shelters and rustic camping sites allow hikers to extend their stay. Crossed by a magnificent river, the Ouareau Forest features numerous wilderness lakes and several climbing walls offered in collaboration with the Fédération québécoise de la montagne et de l'escalade. This is a complete offer that will satisfy the outdoor enthusiast!

 

Matapédia Nature Aventure

From the river to the mountains, live at the rhythm of nature

 Paradise of rivers

At Nature Aventure, you have the options of canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddling in the entire Restigouche River watershed and other rivers of the region. More than 10 rivers can be paddled, thanks to this amazing wild terrain of more than 8000 scare miles. A unique snorkelling activity is also offered so you can appreciate the wild Atlantique salmon in its habitat. An experience you don’t want to miss! In addition, we can guide you on the path of the International Appalachian Trail in the Matapedia Valley section with nights in cabins.                 

All of the activities vary from a few hours to 5 days with or without a qualified guide. Rentals of boats and safety equipment are included with the shuttle. Live the experience!    

TERFA - Secteur Le Canyon des Portes de l'Enfer

The Canyon des Portes de l’Enfer was located at 35 km of Rimouski via 232. It begins with the waterfall Grand Sault and stretching on 5 km. The main activity, hiking spends about 30 min to 5h30 hours. The managed trail of 1 to 18 km is accessible for many people. Ours path was certified by RandoQuébec.

Many attractions were here:

  • The Grand Sault, a waterfall of 20 meter high
  • The Descente aux Enfers, a up and down stair of 300 hundred steps
  • A highest suspension bridge in Québec with is 63 meter high
  • The  chute Chaud , a small waterfall of 20 meter high
  • A Maze of hell
  • The only one immersive path in Bas St-Laurent; Les Portes d’Oniria and Diable route where meet imaginary and technology
  • Marsh trail
  • Log driver camp
  • Night activity included a legend lighted falls, soundtrack and others lighting effect. Reservation are required
  • Geocaching
  • Picnic areas
  • Primitive campground
  • Leashed pets allowed with certain exceptions

Parc régional des Grandes-Coulées

The parc régional des Grandes-Coulées is a must for outdoor activities in the L'Érable region! It includes two areas accessible for free. The Forêt ancienne counts 10 km of trails along the beautiful Rivière Noire plus its many activities for the family: fishing, hiking, biking, bikejoring, canicross, hebertism, GPS rally, bird watching and eclusive rental for a night in a rustic accommodation.

The Grande-Tourbière-de-Villeroy, becoming a protected ecological reserve, has 3 km of trails including 1,2 km of boardwalk. Access is free from sunrise to sunset. Dogs on a leash at all times are accepted (in the Forêt Ancienne area only)!

Parc régional du Mont-Ham

Complete immersion in a world where nature and its roots take over

Mont-Ham Regional Park is a destination known for its hiking trails and the spectacular view from its summit: a 360-degree panorama of forest and agricultural landscapes. Mount Ham Regional Park is also a place where we cultivate precious links with our Aboriginal roots. In partnership with the Grand Council of the Waban-Aki Nation, various activities have been developed to promote and share ancestral knowledge: interpretation panels along the Legends Trail, Abenaki space, teepee accommodation, etc.

A guaranteed favorite
All outdoor enthusiasts will be delighted by the different levels of intensity offered in the park, with a summit that dominates the region at an altitude of 713 meters. From beginner to expert, the marked trails that crisscross the mountain total 18 km.

Camping at the summit
The Parc régional du Mont-Ham being a biological refuge, it is not possible to camp at the summit, except during activities supervised by the park. That's why we offer you the opportunity to join our organized outings, to enjoy a unique experience for a night at the top of the mountain.

Perfect for children
The Mont-Ham Regional Park welcomes many schools, since the routes are adapted to children and allow to reach the summit in a reasonable time. This is the perfect family activity! Moreover, you will be welcomed by a friendly and cheerful team.

 

 

Parc régional du Massif du sud

Discover the Parc du Massif du Sud and its beautiful region Chauidières-Appalaches

The Massif du Sud Regional Park is a must. This outdoor destination stands out for its exceptional environment and the diversity of its recreational offer. Think about it!

Characterized by its mountainous massif reaching 917m above sea level, a vast network of paths crosses the valleys of the park and leads you to surprising panoramas. The old-growth forests, flamboyant in the fall, contrast with the purity of the crystal-clear waters of rivers.

 

 

 

Quatre Natures

The all-inclusive adventure

No need to worry about transportation, equipment, food or lodging. Our team of professional guides will take care of EVERYTHING and will take care of you during your activity: sea kayaking, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, snowshoeing, fatbike, ski-snowshoeing, Nordic skiing or even winter camping. For all special requests, we will gladly accompany you in your project!

Whether it's for a few hours or for a multi-day expedition, our guides will make you live an authentic adventure in complete safety. Our activities cover the entire province and some of our trips will take you to the lakes and forests of Ontario.

Quatre Natures also offers an outdoor equipment rental service.

Centre de Vacances - Ferme 5 Étoiles

4 seasons outdoor center

Discover sea kayaking on the Saguenay Fjord and its belugas. Observe the wild animals of Quebec in our refuge. In winter, our snowy trails await you for extraordinary experiences. Located 15 minutes from Tadoussac and the St. Lawrence River, whales are waiting for you.

Our vacation center specializes in outdoor activities in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region and the North Shore. 

La Traversée de Charlevoix

Boreal forest raid: a real personal challenge!

The Traversée de Charlevoix is a raid in the Charlevoix backcountry, in the heart of the World Biosphere Reserve. This true challenge is intended for advanced hikers and skiers as well as for expert cyclists. 

The Traversée de Charlevoix is affiliated with the prestigious Trans Canada Trail and the National Trail of Quebec. 

Parc régional du Mont-Saint-Joseph

Outdoor mecca in Baie-des-Chaleurs

Mont-Saint-Joseph offers an exceptional area for outdoor enthusiasts: 35 km of hiking trails, 24 km of mountain bike trails (including 18 km of single track trails), a climbing wall sanctioned by the FQME, and 20 km of winter trails for fatbike, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and walking in the heart of Carleton-sur-Mer. After your excursion, head to the summit for a night of glamping in one of our geodomes built on a mountainside. Along the way, explore the chapel built in 1935 and our large belvedere, which offers a breathtaking view of Baie-des-Chaleurs. At the Visitor Centre, you will learn more about our history and the Mi'gmaq Nation, for whom Mont Saint-Joseph is an important gathering place.

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Parc régional de la Chute-à-Bull

Wonders of history and the outdoors!

The Chute-à-Bull Regional Park offers visitors six (6) kilometers of hiking and snowshoeing trails bordered by interpretation panels that allow them to discover the history of the log drive and the cutting of ancestral wood.

Three (3) shelters and one (1) campsite welcome hikers wishing to extend their stay or those who enjoy long hikes. A covered bridge crossing the river, breathtaking views and an 18-metre high waterfall are the park's main attractions. Its trails lead, in a southern direction, to the village of Saint-Côme and its many activities and, in a northwestern direction, to the Sentier national en Matawinie, its wilderness and refuges.

Kenauk Nature

Five stars. Four seasons. A unique moment!

A 100 sq. mile protected domain located north of the Ottawa River, and only 1.5 hours from either Ottawa or Montreal! Kenauk Nature is one of North America’s largest and longest-established private fish and game reserves, boasting more than 60 lakes within its borders. We offer a variety of adrenaline and zen activities: canoeing, kayaking, floating sauna, stand up paddle board, rock climbing and many more. Experience the Canadian wilderness firsthand and relax on your own private dock, watch the sun set and listen to the call of loons!

 

Le Parc régional Montagne du Diable

A park to get away from it all!

Come enjoy Montagne du Diable Regional Park! With over 100 km2 of terrain it is a paradise for any outdoor enthusiasts. Our 3 sectors will charm you in summer and winter. The Montagne du Diable regional park has become a must-see destination in the Laurentians.

NEW ! Discover the brand new Windigo lake and fall’s sector! A haven of natural beauty in the shadow of the majestic Montagne du Diable. Take a break in either one of the tiny houses. Or if camping is more your style, stay at the rustic campsites on the Windigo peninsula. Whatever your style, the Windigo sector has something for everyone to discover!

International Appalachian Trail - Quebec GR®A1

Looking for an adventure which is well-fitted to your tastes and capacities?

Discover the first GR® (Grande Randonnée/Great Hike) in America, the GR®A1! To help you discover this long mountain hiking circuit, it is possible to hike in the three territories (Valley, Les Chic-Chocs and La Côte) for a duration of 1 to 3 days in the Chic-Chocs section of the Gaspesie Park and the Matane Wildlife Reserve, recognized as a Mecca for hiking in Quebec.

Mer et monde ecotours

An experience linking humans and nature

We provide people with the opportunity to commune with nature while enjoying a relaxing sea kayaking or lodging experience. For over 30 years, Mer et monde ecotours has been offering guided sea kayaking activities so visitors can discover the unique marine environment of the St. Lawrence River.

Évasion Nature Petite-Vallée

Come and experience Gaspésie, the gaspesian way!

Switch off and get involved into one of our guided tours or all-included – customized – outdoor packages located between the gaspesian sea and mountains.

Parc régional Kiamika

An exceptional place for exceptional moments!

Located less than 200 km from Montreal, the Kiamika Regional Park is a well-kept secret that surprises by its splendour and its wild aspect! With a surface area of 184 km², the park contains an immense body of water of about sixty square kilometres comprising a dozen lakes and about forty islands and islets, including the large White Partridge Island and the small Partridge Island.

Karavaniers

Life should be simple 

We guide travelers by land and by sea kayak on the most beautiful trails and seas of the world.

We are respectful guests, our environmental footprint and social impact are at the heart of our actions since 1998.

Parc de la gorge Coaticook – Parc Découverte nature

Discover a magical place in the heart of Coaticook

Parc de la Gorge is an exceptional outdoor center offering many winter and summer activities. The Parc Découverte Nature is located less than 20 km (15 minutes by car) from the Parc de la Gorge in Coaticook. It offers an introduction to pond fishing (equipment provided) as well as Acoatica, an interactive indoor and outdoor game.

Coop de Kayak de Mer des Îles

Guided excursions aboard a sea kayak

Sea kayak excursions in a setting full of sky, water and islands, generating tranquility, peace and well-being. Coop de kayak de mer des Îles was created in order to allow the greatest number of adventurers to view this magnificent spectacle under constant evolution. A marine environment suitable for beginners.

Aventuraid

4 season eco-adventure outdoor base 

From discovery to expedition, experience an exclusive Nordic adventure in the heart of the boreal forest. Summer and winter, participate in our various activities. Packages available from half-a-day to several weeks. Lodging comfortable cottages, log camp, tent,...On our center, interpretation and observation of our 3 wolfs packs.

Parc régional des Chutes Monte-à-Peine-et-des-Dalles

In the middle of the municipalities of Sainte-Béatrix, Saint-Jeande-Matha and Sainte-Mélanie, the park offers a network of 17km hiking trails, camping and picnic areas, walkways, lookouts and a nature interpretation trail. 

Les sentiers de la Grotte des Fées

If Gaspésie is often depicted by its main road between waters and mountains that offer breathtaking landscapes, it is also the seat of a priceless wealth of wildlife in its interior. Renowned for its national parks, the Gaspé Peninsula is also home to lesser-known wilderness areas that abound in panoramas and history.

The municipality of Saint-Léandre in the MRC of La Matanie is no exception with the Grotte des fées trails, a perfect tourist stop for nature lovers. In their dealings with the MRC's forestry engineers, the managers of the Grotte des fées trails discovered that their initiatives also helped protect the surrounding habitats. 

Activités Éco Plein Air

We have been organizing back country ski trip, hiking, mountain biking, snowshoeing and multi-activity adventure trips in the various regions of Quebec and internationally since 1999.

With us, you will find the authenticity of experiential adventure stays. A corporate philosophy forged by experience, promoting the satisfaction of travelers and its employees.

And if you want to take a break in the middle of a glacial valley, we have built the nicest of the Villas.

Centre d'aventure Mattawin - Camp Taureau

Adventure in the heart of Québec 

In summer, our four-season center offers rafting, kayaking, canoeing and much more. In winter, snowmobiling, dogsledding and wintertime activities are a chance to shared new adventures. On the site, accommodations in an inn, or at our Adventure Village in eco-chalets, shelter and Canadian tent and also our campground. We've added restauration service and a boat and snowmobile rental.

Canyon Sainte-Anne

WALKING IN PURE NATURE

Discover the spectacular canyon carved out of the 1.2 billion year old rock by a 74 m waterfall, its mini canyon and its giant's kettle. Cross three suspension bridges, one of which is 60 meters high! Fly over the chasm at 50 km/h with AirCANYON and solve the riddles of the Roc-Ambolesque rally. Make fantastic discoveries! A ride for the whole family... including your pet!

Société Duvetnor

Both wild and inviting, Île aux Lièvres will enchant you !

Silence…relaxation…no meeting…except the one you could have with a grouse family at the bend of a trail or with the hares bustling about in the undergrowth at nightfall…

Tapered at the ends, this island reminds some of a ship, while others consider it the world’s smallest continent! An impressive 13 kilometers in length, it cannot be fully explored in one day. Discover natural lookouts, explore deserted beaches edged in brier roses, find a seal dozing on the upper part of the beach.

D-Tour

Experience Mont-Tremblant!

Discover Mont-Tremblant with our private guide service, our tailor-made activities and our guided tours.  Experience e-biking (electrically-enhanced bike). Go hiking or snowshoeing in the heart of the Laurentian forest. Explore the beautiful network of bike and fat bike trails. Jump on board D-Tour shuttle for a day in the great outdoors in Mont-Tremblant National Park. Enjoy the enchanting playground of Domaine Saint-Bernard on your cross-country skis. And much more! Enjoy an experience customized to your needs, your expectations and tastes. Let go … Relax … Have fun … We take care of all the details!

Locapaq

Locapaq is the outdoor equipment rental specialist in Quebec. Created in 2019 to offer an alternative to buying expensive technical equipment, the company has quickly become a one-stop shop in an urban environment. With its consulting services, rental equipment and activities, the store offers its clients a complete immersion in the world of the outdoors, as well as the possibility of discovering its pleasures and benefits at a lower cost.

Nomades du Parc

Biking, beer and music: a real must-see in the region!

Nomades du Parc offers guided experiences and outdoor gear rentals. Located at the entrance to Gatineau Park in the center of Old Chelsea Village in the Outaouais, we are the starting point for your days in the center of the Outaouais' green lung.

The Nomades du Parc is a gathering place for the active community of Gatineau Park and serves as a starting point for anyone wanting to start a recreational activity in the park. With our beautiful terrace, what better way to end the day together with a good beer.

Kinadapt

Meet our 86 huskies

Outdoor Training and Education Center

Locate at 50 minutes from Montreal, Kinadapt aligns it's outdoor activities according to your interest and capacity.  Our certified staff will make you fell good in harmony with Nature.  Meet our 86 huskies and practice, hicking.  
 

Abitibi Base Camp

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone!

Abitibi Base Camp is a company in adventure, sport and outdoor tourism. She specializes mainly in rock and ice climbing discovery and training as well as in the development of infrastructures for the practice of this discipline. The company provides a wide range of services: guides, trainers, facilitators, equipment rental and infrastructure development, all across the greater Abitibi-Témiscamingue region.

Kiddy in the Backcountry

Bring nature closer to our culture by democratizing adventure

Kiddy in the Backcountry aims to inform, inspire and mobilize parents and those around young children so they can enjoy all the benefits of nature in a safe manner.

Currently located in 6 regions of Quebec, our program of activities allows children and their parents to experience new microadventures in an environment where everything is science and magic at the same time. Experimentation through our multi-activities, promotion of territorial and cultural diversity, awakening of ecological sensitivity, are all subjects that fascinate us. Specializing in activities for families with at least one child under the age of 6, Kiddy in the Backcountry likes to present nature as a context of wonder for all! It’s the art of turning little things into spectacular moments to make our children our best adventure team-mate.

Parc régional Val-David - Val-Morin, secteur Dufresne

Val-David, where nature reigns supreme

Nature tamed just enough to offer fans of the outdoors an ecotourism haven. This protected forest is traversed by hundred of kilometers of hiking, cross country and snowshoe trails, of varying levels of difficulty. Look outs, belvederes and shelters made the experience all the more memorable. Over many years, climbers from all over come and practice their favourite sport enjoying the beautiful panorama of the park. From training walls to overhangs, Val-David's climbing gardens have something for everyone.

 

 

Centre de la côte Boisée- Groupe Plein Air Terrebonne

For 30 years now, the Groupe Plein Air Terrebonne has been offering the population the opportunity to learn outdoor sports in an affordable and friendly manner. A non-profit organization, GPAT's activities are aimed at young and old alike, summer and winter. Come visit us and, like us, have fun outdoors all year round!

Parc régional de la rivière Gentilly

The must-see outdoor family destination in Centre-du-Québec

The Parc régional de la rivière Gentilly offers activities in the great outdoors. It is a must to discover Bécancour and its region, a few minutes from Trois-Rivières. 

Aventures Kiamika

Nature, culture and discovery

In canoe, kayak, rabaska or simply for a weekend of rest, you will find among our many packages the one that suits you! Many outdoor activities on a territory of exceptional beauty. Kiamika Adventures offers you a warm welcome in a setting of great nature !!! The Kiamika Reservoir stretching as far as the eye can see, the Boreal forest that surrounds you, the silence or howl of the wolves. 7 cottages, numerous camping sites, 10 camping tents, 3 floating chalets. Outside the electricity grid and powered by solar energy, each of our accommodation options offers you just what it takes to make the most of your stay with us.

Parc Aventures Cap Jaseux

Lodging, sea kayaking, Via Ferrata and much more

Sky-high experience !

The Parc Aventures Cap Jaseux is an outdoor lover's ultimate playground.This adventure park on the shores of the Saguenay Fjord with Dôme, suspended spheres, camping, log cabins and tree houses, offers a real chance to experience one extreme to another. Choose from sea-kayaking, via ferrata, high ropes courses and zip-lines or just take it easy on a light hike or family picnic.

Parc de la Rivière-des-Mille-Îles

Ultimate ecotouristic destination 

The Parc de la Rivière-des-Mille-Îles is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors. A unique attraction, this protected wildlife area is the largest in the metropolitan region. What could be more exciting than watching the animal world in its natural habitat?

Galeox Univers

Galeox Universe the ultimate immersive experience in dog sleds and outdoor activities!

For a completely immersive and educational getaway in Quebec or to discover the nature of the Mauricie, Galeox Univers is your ideal partner to make your dreams come true. In an eco-responsible and convivial vision, respect for the environment, animals and humans, they are values ??dear to us. We will take the time, with you, to live at the rhythm of nature to explore it, discover it and appreciate it. Easily accessible, located 2 hours from Quebec, Montreal and the Saguenay!

Sentiers du Moulin

Sentiers du Moulin, at the forefront of outdoor experience

Our mission: Offer to residents and visitors alike a four season recreational center of international caliber. Come discover our unique terrain with more than 150km of trails for mountain bike, fatbike, backcountry skiing, snowshoeing and trekking ensuring sensations for all ages.

Panorac

Between montagne and river

More often than not, work and family life prevent you from traveling. Panorac allow you to experience adventures in winter like snowshoes or water activities in summer with your family. Some others expeditions given by Panorama make possible work-family conciliation; leave for only few days and be ready to thrill and push your limits at the extreme.

 

 

 

 

 

Au Canot Volant

Come and test the waters!

Come and do some canoeing, rafting, recreational kayaking and sea kayaking on the magnificent water bodies of the St-Côme region. With our experienced guides or by yourself, discover a clear and flowing section of the L'Assomption River or one of the numerous majestic lakes of Parc du Mont-Tremblant! Learn how to sea kayak or improve your canoeing skills by attending one of our many supervised training sessions given by our Fédération québécoise du canot et du kayak instructors.

Tourisme Manawan

Natural wonders in the land of the Atikamekw

Manawan, indigenous community of the Atikamekw nation, invites visitors to experiences sustainable and fair tourism with authentic learning opportunities, adventures and cultural exchanges in an exceptional natural setting, easily accessible from Montreal.

Aventure Mekoos

Unequaled outdoors activities!

Aventure Mekoos offers a wide range of outdoor activities. Behind the wheel of a snowmobile or a quad, discover the incredible landscapes of the Upper-Laurentians region. Go on an adventure with one of our experienced guides. Prepare yourself to be amazed by all the wonders hidden in our 346 km2 territory. Experience a unique moment of a full-day dog sledding expedition or go ice fishing.

Expé Aventures

We believe in continuous training by outdoor adventure

Located in the Chic-Chocs Mountains in the Gaspe Peninsula and in the Green Mountains of the Eastern Townships, Expe Adventure is specialized in outdoor training and trips. We offer a wide range of trips in all seasons. From backcountry skiing in the winter, to paddling adventures in the summer, to mountain bike trips in the fall. Our guides are highly enthusiastic and have an extensive background in the outdoors. Please contact us to learn about the various possibilities.

Domaines des trois-îles

The Domaine des Trois Iles is a memorable and unique place in the world

We offer you atypical, eco-responsible, comfortable and superior quality accommodation that is accompanied by unforgettable experiences, all located on an island.
We also offer you an incredible novelty; a one-of-a-kind nautical center with equipment such as Pedalo, Kayak, Bike-Kayak, Paddle board, Electric scooter and without forgetting our magnificent Pontoon.
You will also have the chance to order our sumptuous BBQ menu which will be delivered to your Coolbox.
Choosing the Domaine des Trois Iles for your holidays is a choice that will make you spend the most incredible holidays, guaranteed pleasure and memorable memories.

Parc régional des Appalaches

The Parc des Appalaches extends over several sectors with many points of interest. The Corporation du Parc des Appalaches has developed a wide variety of outdoor infrastructures. 

The Appalachian Park is the perfect place to practice a wide range of outdoor activities. With its network of 140 km of hiking trails, its lakes and rivers, its mountains with exceptional views, its arched walkway, its lodgings for all tastes.

Kanatha-aki

Welcome to Kanatha-Aki, Native American philosophy meaning "guardian of the land without borders" in Algonquin. Our center invites you to winter and summer activities, to escape and discover nature in its most beautiful and wilderness to offer! We are professional and passionated family team, we offer various personalized activities with respect for nature and our animals:

We are particularly famous for our winter dog sled rides such as riding excursions and expeditions. Our landscape of wooded mountains will enchant you with its many snow-covered paths.
In summer, we offer you horseback riding which are a good way to commune with the animals.
Our 100% secure zip line course is a must for the whole family. In an enchanting setting above a torrent, you can fill up on sensations.
For adventurers, personalized forest survival courses in all seasons will teach you how to survive in the wild.
Fishing enthusiasts (fly, line, hand and on ice) come and tease the trout from our fish farm.
Curious by nature, our authentic days with a trapper-woodsman will allow you to learn about the way of life of yesteryear.
Finally, you can meet the largest land mammal in North America, the wood bison (Athabascae). Discover the history of this rare specie that survived the Ice Age.
We promise you an amazing experience.

Relais plein air du Parc de la Gatineau

The Relais plein air of the Gatineau Park: Discover, Play and Relax!

The Relais plein of the Gatineau Park is your direct path to the beautiful Outaouais outdoors. No matter the season, a dedicated team will provide you with outdoor experiences that surpass your expectations, whether you are a beginner or an expert. Nature and Culture Interpretation, Snowshoeing, Cross-country skiing, Fat bike, Hiking, Canoeing, Rabaska, Kayaking and Paddle Borad (SUP), all experriences are designed to make you fall in love with our nature and culture. Located in down town of the City of Gatineau, the Relais plein air offers you the best of both worlds between urban proximity and the calm and sweetness of nature. Our organization is also committed to innovation and inclusion by offering dedicated outdoor experiences to people with certain physical and / or intellectual challenges while respecting the limits, abtitudes and capacities of each person.

Auberge internationale de Rivière-du-Loup

Authentic nature activities 

International Hostel whose activities are geared to the discovery of the Lower St-Lawrence' s marine ecosystem and various Adventure activities. Our main programmes are our educational  classes fleuves Program, ecotours near the Saint-Laurence seashore. Also, bike tours and discovery walks at Île Verte, Bic Provincial Park and Kamouraska.

Explorateur Voyages

Trips of culture and curious by nature!

Guided adventure tours that combine multi activities, culture, and nature in small groups of 5 to 13 people on more than 40 destinations throughout the world. Our trekking branch, Terra Ultima organizes hiking tours for all levels on five continents as well as non technical summit climbs with professional guides.

BivouaQ

Travel, adventure and the outdoors in a different way !

BivouaQ is a solidarity cooperative and an inclusive adventure travel agency that offers guided outdoor trips throughout Quebec and abroad.

Go on an adventure for a day, a few days or even a week or more as part of a human, intergenerational and mixed group, composed of both disabled and non-disabled participants.

Choose from a variety of trip formats and outdoor activities such as hiking, canoeing, canoe camping, sea kayaking, Nordic skiing, foreign adventure trips and more.

Come live a unique touristic experience supervised by professional and certified guides, where you can enjoy many quality touristic services and allow people with disabilities to live the same experience as you.

JUNA

Trainings and Wellness Travel Retreats for women

Wellness and outdoor business for and by women! Our teams have combined the benefits of yoga, outdoor play, and ecology for the past 12 years and offer some amazing travel retreats in some of the most beautiful destinations in the province of Quebec. Join our team for cross country and yoga weekends in the Laurentians or discover SUP Yoga in the Magdalen Islands. Our professional team is here to allow you to discover yourself in some of the most beautiful regions of Quebec. Outdoor play and coaching, ecology and wellness in yoga, movement and mindfulness at it's best.

Chibougamau Aventure

Go on an adventure, off the beaten track!

Chibougamau Aventure is the specialist in custom adventure trips, whether by snowbike, motorcycle, quad or snowmobile, your experienced guide will make you discover the best places in the region. Whether you are experienced or a beginner, there is a package for you. Come and enjoy our waterfront accommodation site, accompanied by the best outdoor equipment and quality-focused packages.

Poisson Blanc regional park

Located in the Laurentian region, the Poisson Blanc Regional Park offers unique outdoor experiences in an exceptional wilderness setting!

Immerse yourself in the adventure and immensity of this 85 km2 body of water dotted with islands on which picnic sites and rustic campgrounds are located. Everything you need to get away from it all... or to refuel. With its steep cliffs, sandy beaches and viewpoints overlooking the archipelago at a height of 480 meters, this territory is like no other.

Really, here, we are elsewhere.

Camp Quatre Saisons

My nature adventure 

Camp Quatre Saisons allows participants to surpass themselves thanks to unforgettable adventures! Camp Quatre Saisons offers a real-life experience of group-living in the wilds. The Camp also offers stays on its site, in edge of Lake Caché or in the surrounding mountains and rivers.

Parc linéaire Le P'tit Train du Nord

Try walk, run, ride, ski, try… slowing down!

The P'tit Train du Nord is responsible for the development and management of the 234 km multifunctional trail between Mont-Laurier and Bois-des-Filion. From historic railway stations to scenic villages, cycle tourists and other active users can travel on asphalt (65%) or stone dust, enjoying both natural beauty and gourmet breaks.

Our mission is to improve active transportation in the Laurentians and develop sports and social uses. We are linked to Route Verte bike paths and 24,000 km of the Great Trail. Together, we are working for the harmonious future of this infrastructure and we are ensuring its sustainability.

Bois Rond Expérience

Live the experience of wood craftsmen!

Come live a unique experience in our private park of 47 hectares, an exceptional natural environment where we preserve biodiversity. Participate in our guided activities that will introduce you to two of Canada's most important landmarks: log construction and beaver habitat. Visit buildings that tell the story of log construction, learn about woodworking with period tools, and take part in an interactive demonstration of traditional log construction.

Then let our guides introduce you to the beaver's unique habitat through hiking and canoeing. Our guides will pass on to you, with passion, their knowledge of this emblematic animal and the different forest environments that you will cross during this activity.

You can also take advantage of our network of 8 km of pedestrian trails and our picnic areas, to have a good time in a beautiful environment.

 

Aventures Plein Air

Live the adventure

Since 2011, Aventures Plein Air is the Laurentian's reference regarding adventure tourism. We welcome every year thousands of adventurers of any ages in a charming and friendly environment. Whether it’s for a long or short stay, we offer them a custom-made stay and great memories!

Eco-Odyssee Nature Park

Eco-Odyssée Nature Park, a very unique water maze, the only one in the world!

Explore the 5 km of water canals aboard a pedal boat, canoe or paddle board, while discovering the flora and fauna of the marsh. Several adventures available depending on the difficulty level. Adventures at sunset, at night or during the Perseids, there is something for all tastes and for all ages! You can also experience our outdoor Bows and Arrows activity, and marvel at our brand new outdoor multimedia projection telling the story of a beaver.

Club d'Escalade et de Randonnée Montagne D'Argent

Need an energy boost? The prescription is Montagne d'Argent 5 times a year!

Savour the present by hiking, snowshoeing, rock climbing or ice climbing. At Montagne d'Argent, everything is focused on that magic moment. Our mountain trails, judged to have the best panoramas in the Laurentians, are physically challenging, and our rock and ice centres are accessible to all. Developed and managed by outdoor enthusiasts, our welcome and campfire nights are legendary. We await your arrival.

Natural Leadership

Discover the most beautiful natural sites in Quebec through an unforgettable multi-sensory immersion!

With Natural Leadership, our forest therapy walks (also called "forest bathing" or "shinrin yoku") will make you feel nature as you have never imagined it.
This 2-3 hour guided experience is accessible to all, and has proven benefits for your mental and physiological health.
In fact, science shows that forest therapy is the best antidote to chronic stress and burnout.
Natural Leadership immersions also allow you to improve your cognitive and leadership performance, simply by playing our nature connection games.
Available for the public and businesses.

Parc régional de Beauharnois-Salaberry

Throughout its network, the Beauharnois-Salaberry Regional Park offers you a kaleidoscope of breathtaking landscapes and ambiances, all within a one-hour drive from Montreal.

The Regional Park is located in the heart of the Beauharnois-Salaberry tourist region and consists of a vast recreational and leisure facility accessible to all for the practice of outdoor activities and healthy lifestyle habits. There are more than 70 km of flat, paved and multifunctional trails for cyclists, pedestrians and in-line skaters.

Parc régional de la Rivière-du-Nord

Discovering the Rivière-du-Nord and its Wilson Falls... The park offers a multitude of outdoor activities in all seasons!

The Parc régional de la Rivière-du-Nord is a place known for its cultural heritage landscape. The park offers its visitors a site of predilection for the practice of a multitude of outdoor activities in all seasons. Interpretation trails will guide visitors to the falls and the remains of the former pulp mill.

Chalets Villégiature & Pourvoirie Daaquam

All season adventure in the Appalachians

In the heart of the Appalachian Regional Park, 115 km southwest of Québec City, Daaquam Outfitters and Resort offers wilderness vacations all year round. There is snowmobiling, dogsledding, snowshoeing, hiking, biking, safaris and more. We also offer 4-star service, dining and accommodations.

 

 

 

 

Attitude Montagne

Guides of international level 

Working wordwide, we offers a complete range of course, guided climb and travel, whether it is for the beginner or the expert. We offer our services on the rock, the ice and the high mountain environment. We are the only company able to offer climbing first contact in Long route and this because ours guides are recognized by the AMGA.

Parc régional des Grèves

The Regional Park of Strikes carries the project to create a park accessible to all, in an exceptional natural space. Composed of a mixed forest, a century-old pine forest, and several peat bogs, this territory which borders the banks of the St. Lawrence offers an astonishing variety of ecosystems where territorial conservation and outdoor activities complement each other.

Looking forward to seeing you!

 

Base de plein air de Ste-Foy

Your nature space in Quebec City!

The Base Plein Air Ste-Foy is a unique place to practice your outdoor activities!  Come and enjoy our beautiful site and our many outdoor activities! Many activities are offered to satisfy your need to move even in spring.

Au Chalet en Bois Rond

Want to enjoy many family activities in one place? To live one of the most dynamic experiences for everyone during your short or long stay or a day visit? Au Chalet en Bois Rond offers a wide range of 4-season activities to the delight of the young and old. Located in the vast Portneuf region, 45 minutes from Quebec City, nature and the outdoors are within your reach.

Parc du Domaine Vert

Parc du Domaine Vert has a wide range of outdoor activities for you

Located in Mirabel, the Parc du Domaine Vert offers a wide variety of solo or family activities. 

The entrance fee for the summer season includes access to the picnic area, bike paths, walking loops, the outdoor pool with integrated water games, the bathers cottage (toilets, showers, lockers that can be locked), the volleyball court, the ground-based Hébertice Trail (children 4-10 years), the various playgrounds, the mountain bike, the Mountain Bike Club, the pumptrack as well as the bicycle repair and washing station.

Located in the middle of a forest of tall pines, The AERIAL ROUTE of the Domaine Vert will allow you to discover the pleasure of climbing trees. A true immersion in the intimacy of nature! Courses of increasing difficulty are set up to allow participants to evolve, regardless of their skill level. The routes are carried out safely thanks to climbing equipment. Fun assured, it is the adventure activity of the Park.

The park also offers rental cottages, and rooms for special occasions as well as a day camp service in the summer for children. Some specific trails for hiking with a dog are open. Permission to bring your dog with you is subject to a number of conditions, including keeping your dog on a leash at all times and under constant supervision.

The entrance fee for the winter season includes access cross-country ski trails, hiking loops, snowshoeing trails, heated skating hut, snow hill, rental shop (winter only) and fatbike trails.

Parc Régional du Bois de Belle-Rivière

An enchanting site for the whole family 

The Bois de Belle-Rivière Regional Park, located in the heart of the Mirabel region, welcomes you in an enchanting setting summer and winter. You will have a great time.

Parc des Sommets

The Parc Des Sommets De Bromont, an exceptional natural environment for outdoor sports enthusiasts in the Eastern Townships!

The Parc des Sommets in Bromont has 140 km of multi-use trails enjoyed by hikers, runners, cyclists, skiers, snowshoers and riders. The site offers you trail routes for all skill levels set across conservation zones where you’ll discover a rich biodiversity.

Carbure Aventure

Carbure Aventure is managing the activities on Base de plein air André-Nadeau, on which it offers snow tubing, fatbike and snowshoe rentals, aswell as animated activites for families. The organism also offers specialised outdoor summer camps about outdoor adventure and mountain biking. These camps, based at Mont-Bellevue, built the reputation of the team, equally by the quality and innovation of the services. Dynamism, cooperation, education and innovation are at the core of our identity. 

 

Saguenay Aventures

Grand nature experiences

With us everything is possible!

With a network of many partners in Saguenay Aventures offers a wide range of activities packaged or customized. Full of activity are available to live in Quebec four seasons! Come discover yours!

Wiinipaakw Tours Solidarity Cooperative

READY FOR AN ADVENTURE IN HARMONY WITH THE ENVIRONMENT?

In Eeyou Istchee James Bay, discover an incomparable northern adventure.

Wiinipaakw Tours, owned by the Crees of Waskaganish, Eastmain and Wemindji, offers excursions on James Bay. As a bonus, you will discover a little-known region and its communities. Aboard our safe boats, go in search of the mythical polar bear that frequents the offshore islands during the summer.

No one knows the area better than our Cree captains, who grew up here. Their expertise in navigation and itinerary design will allow you to explore the James Bay Islands safely.

Try your luck at spotting beluga whales, caribou, beavers, seals, polar bears and much more during your stay with us. You may even see some of the 120 species of birds that live or travel through the area each year.

Parc naturel régional de Portneuf


The Regional Natural Park of Portneuf is a large territory where you can practice a multitude of outdoor activities. The exceptional geomorphological attractions make this territory a place of observation, recreation and unique learning!

Administered by a social economy enterprise, the park allows you to visit an exceptional territory and contribute to the preservation and enhancement of it.
 

Corporation du Mushuau-nipi

Indigenous discovery trips in a nordic environment

We offer discovery tours in an exceptional environment. Located on George River, northeast of Schefferville in Northern Québec, you will discover the authentic Innu Nation. Archaeologists consider this archaeological and historical site to be of national importance. We offer hikes, archaeological excursions, voyageur canoeing and an invitation to participate in traditional Innu life.

Attitude Nordique-Plein air

Attitude nordique is a company that aims to transmit our passion for the outdoors through supervised activities and specialized training. In an under-exploited and expanding market, we offer a unique experience to each of our clients. We believe that outdoor activities are accessible to all. This is why we offer our services to a varied clientele. Freedom, safety and passion are the guidelines of our company. 

Access to Oudoors

Visit an immense and little-used territory that gives you the ultimate sense of freedom!

Accès Plein air is a directory providing outdoor enthusiasts with reliable information about the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region. It provides valuable advice in planning your next outdoor experiences.

Each user remains responsible for his or her own safety in nature; risk management must be an integral part of the outdoor experience. Before setting out on your own to live your outdoor experience in Abitibi, make sure you have the skills, abilities and equipment appropriate for your activity. Prepare yourself adequately to ensure fun and safety.

Find :

  •     Hundreds of trails to explore with a deep respect for the environment.
  •     Natural environments of great beauty for a change of air and a change of scenery.
  •     Planning and navigation tools for a safe experience
  •     Accommodation in the heart of the woods rated a thousand stars

To help you in your planning, download our application to locate your position in real time.
on all the routes taken.

Chiens de traineaux de la Petite-Nation

Come and live a memorable dog sledding experience with us!

A sensational trip with a passionate team, a team who has over 20 years of experience, who will guide you through the rustic décor of the Outaouais, a dog sled ride on wild trails that will make you discover the basics of an ancestral means of transport while minimizing the impacts of our passage on the natural environment. During this adventure, several possibilities are available.

We offer you the possibility to:

- Drive your sled or let yourself be guided and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

- Go in groups or individual excursions, organize a children's party or enjoy the moment with the family in our wood-heated cottage.

- Excursions of 1h, 1h30, 2h or 3h are available.

- Excursions on full moon evenings are also available!

- Travel for events such as carnivals, school events, weddings, etc.

- Play hockey

- Go snowshoeing, fat biking or even skiing.

Do you have any special requests? Just ask and we can look together to make this day memorable!

Parc de Gros Cap

The Magdalene Islands' home to kayakers!

This is the perfect place for combining sea kayaking with a camping trip or a stay at our famous youth hostel. You' ll enjoy a unique blend of sand, sea and cliffs during your holiday. Our central location is ideal for exploring the entire archipelago. Certified training, guided tours and trips are organized on location!

Les Sentiers de l'Estrie

Walking network of more than 150km in the Eastern Townships

"Les Sentiers de l'Estrie" manages a network of 150 km of hiking trails in the mountains, criss-crossing the most beautiful peaks of the Eastern Townships from Sutton to Richmond and the Stoke Mountains. We offer group hikes from initiation to intermediate level. We offer orientation training in the forest as well as the level 1 training of Rando Québec. We have developed l'École des Sentiers, a training program in rustic, low-impact trail management. 

Our vision; To be the leader and the reference in hiking in the Eastern Townships by our expertise, the quality of our network, the breadth of our membership, the commitment of our volunteers and the
diversity in our program of activities and services."

Akahau XP

Experiential stays in nature

Akahau Expedition is a young and dynamic company from the Outaouais region offering outdoor experiential stays for groups all year round. We offer multi-activity stays and training in canoeing, camping, hiking, forest survival, snowshoeing, first aid and outdoor leadership (Outdoor council of Canada) . In harmony with the environment, we offer a unique experience to groups of all kinds (tourists, organizations, team building, school groups, etc.) by targeting the development of outdoor skills and healthy lifestyle habits while having fun.

Empire 47

Empire 47, the Progressive Bike Park for everyone !

Trail lovers, treat yourself to miles of nature fun. Empire 47, the accessible nature experience!

Considered the most popular winter fatbike center in the world, come and discover 48 km of trails for all levels. It's your first time, no problem! This winter, we ride at Empire 47! 

Horizon

Outdoor Health Services 

Horizon offers outdoor health services in the Gaspésie region. The mission of this health organization is to promote mental health and to contribute to the wellness of the population. The various services offered will foster the development of personalized tools to help overcome obstacles and replenish health. Those services will be delivered by health professionals whose focus is the betterment of each person's health. The sessions will always emphasize the outdoors as an ideal environment to promote health and wellness.

École internationale d'étude de la terre

At the International School for Earth Studies we believe a reciprocal relationship between people and the environment is paramount. Our private nature preserve is the ideal environment to facilitate and reinforce this connection. This experiential course focuses on developing knowledge and skills in: Environmental Literacy, Animal Connection, Outdoor Preparedness and Self-Defense.

Come learn what it means to act as a responsible environmental leader and engaged steward of the environment, develop skills in outdoor preparedness through structured activities in terrestrial and aquatic settings, get to know our Seppala Siberian huskies and our canadian horses, and practice physical skills that promote situational awareness, mindfulness, and self-protection.  
 

Exode bâtisseur d’aventures

Exode bâtisseur d’aventures specializes in outdoor sports and adventure. Wanting to go beyond the traditional expedition, each of Exode’s experiences seeks to link culture, adventure, encounter and introspection. Whether it’s a day of hiking followed by a "tale and legend" evening during sunset, a canoe-camping trip punctuated with visits of abandoned historic sites of Abitibi-Témiscamingue or a nocturnal excursion including yoga under the Milky Way, the expeditions of Exode will make your day.

The best part is that Exode takes care of everything. Our packages include food, transportation, guide and all the required equipment. The only thing missing is you! Whether it’s for a day or for a week or more, regardless of the season, regardless of the sport and regardless of the location in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Exode has an outdoor activity to offer.

You have an expedition in mind that you don’t want to organize? Are you a company that wants to offer a unique experience to its employees? We also offer a tailored service as well as a corporate component. Call us or write to us! There is a custom activity that can be made especialy for each and everyone of you.

SEBKA

The great outdoors at its best

The SEBKA is a non-profit entreprise whose mission is to conceive, elaborate,realise and manage projects relating to regional development.This entreprise devotes itself to the development of the natural environment of the sandbanks of Saint-André and its environment. lt offers activities of fresh air that are compatible with the maintenance of its integrity.

Nuuhchimi Wiinuu

An eco-tourism aboriginal site is ready to welcome you. It consists of a chalet, multiple traditional and authentic Cree dwellings that feature comfort and unique experiences that immerse guests into the Cree cultural environment. In the winter, snowshoeing, traditional crafts and trapping are the main activities that will astound you as you skill your hands to connect the Cree history. Summer activities include canoeing, hiking, and water-based activities. Surely the beauty of the Cree way of life will grace you with many once in a life time experiences, be part of it.

Les Traversées de la Gaspésie

Les Traversées de la Gaspésie offers two unforgettable week-long outdoor events in the enchanting panorama of Gaspésie. These unique sporting, cultural, gastronomic and festive gatherings during which human relations are at the heart of the adventure bring together outdoor enthusiasts from all around the world. 

Tourisme Sept-Îles

Operating on Île Grande Basque and at the Lac des Rapides Outdoor Centre, Tourisme Sept-Îles offers guided and self-guided interpretation and hiking activities, as well as camping accommodations and watercraft rentals (canoe, kayak, pedal boat, SUP). On foot or on the water, discover the natural and heritage richness of these two typically north-coastal sites!

La Liberté Nord-Sud

Sharing our passion for climbing and the mountains.

La Liberté Nord-Sud specializes in teaching rock climbing, ice climbing and mountaineering techniques. We work mainly at the Montagne d'Argent near Mont-Tremblant in the Laurentians. This site is a true paradise for climbing all year round.

We also offer guided hikes at the Montagne d'Argent as well as climbing outings in the most beautiful sites in the Laurentians, Lanaudière and around Montreal. Whether you want to try climbing outside for the first time, improve your technical knowledge or even prepare for a great mountain expedition, we will help you realize your dreams!

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