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Top 5 activities in the Bas-St-Laurent area

January 6, 2022

Discover the popular activities in Bas-St-Laurent aréa. 

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Bic National Park is located in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region. In addition to discovering landscapes and a unique atmosphere, you will practice a variety of activities, in summer as in winter.

In the summer season, the park offers more than 25 kilometers of hiking trails and several nautical activities, among others. In winter, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and Nordic skiing are in the spotlight! The park is accessible in various places from Route 132.

Please note that it is now mandatory to purchase your access before your visit. Dogs are admitted under certain conditions.

 

Activties / accommodations

Park's guidebook

general Information

Accessible trails for dogs

Itinerary

  

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Located in Saint-Pascal, the Coton mountain offers a 1 km trail giving you access to its summit. Several belvederes will offer you splendid views of the City of Saint-Pascal, the St. Lawrence River and the Charlevoix region, among others.

Wooden steps are installed in some places to facilitate the climb. At the top of the mountain, a picnic area is set up.

The trail is accessible from Rang 2 and the trip to the top is approximately 30 minutes.

The site is open from May to October. Access is free and dogs on a leash are welcome!

 

Climbing

The site offers a selection of mainly sport routes (5.10 and above, including the famous Kraken 13c / d).

The cliff faces south, so the wall is very hot in summer. In general, the routes are 35 m: plan a rope of 70 m.

 

Map of the trail

Climbing details (french)

Itinerary

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The ornithological site of the Gros-Cacouna marsh offers two trails: the Savannah trail and the Mountain trail.

The first one is 3 km long and will allow you to observe the diverse flora and fauna of the marsh, while the second, about 2 km long, offers an 80 m ascent and will offer you a panoramic view of a landscape. gorgeous.

The trails are part of the Kiskotuk Coastal Park network. Dogs on a leash are welcome!

 

Information

Map of trails

Itinerary

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The Circuit des Fresques, des Arts et du Patrimoine of Mont-Joli, also called Les Murmures de la Ville, invites you to discover the history of Mont-Joli through the art of muralism.

You can walk the circuit independently or take a guided tour (reservation required). Access is free and dogs on a leash are welcome!

 

Information

Itinerary | starting point

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Located in Rimouski, along the St. Lawrence River, the Rocher Blanc trail is an easy route accessible free of charge. This loop of about 2 km will take you to magnificent points of view in altitude, and some descents will allow you to reach the shore.

Please note that the course is rocky in some places and you need to be careful when the rocks are wet.

At the entrance to the trail, you will find a parking lot that also gives you access to the Rocher Blanc beach. Dogs on a leash are welcome!

 

Itinerary

sentier rocher blanc rimouski  sentier rocher blanc rimouski

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