Saguenay Fjord North Shore

Sentier des Marais

The Sentier des Marais extends to the Val-Menaud falls. Travel across the boreal forest, a peat bog and marsh. Climb rocky capes offering panoramic views of the surrounding areas. Birdwatchers can observe 130 species of birds in the marshes of Lac Duclos. No charge for admission.

Characteristics:

  • Difficulty: Intermediate;
  • Length: 8 km (loop).

Situé à l’intersection du rang 3 et de la Route Racine, Saint-Charles-de-Bourget
T 418.672.2624

N48.5323,W-71.3915

Site de Chute-aux-galets

Two routes lead to this site located in Chute-aux-Galets. The first (easy, 1.2 km) trail is a pedestrian walkway where you can enjoy views of magnificent 20-meter high waterfalls. The second (intermediate, 3.8 km) allows for the discovery of many attractions such as natural limestone, the local birds and maybe even a glimpse of rafters speeding down the river. Map available along the trail. No charge for admission.

Characteristics:

  • Difficulty: Easy (1.2 km) and intermediate (3.8 km);
  • Trails: linear, with interpretive signs;
  • Length: 5 km;
  • Pets on leashes welcome.

Chemin de Chutes-aux-Galets via Rang 4, Saint-David-de-Falardeau
T 418.673.4647 

N48.6461,W-71.2001

Sentier pédestre de Bégin

The departure point of this 5-km long trail is at the covered bridge. Along the length of the trail, signs marked with a hiking boot indicate the trail and the number of kilometers traveled. You can visit the Grotte de l'ours (bear cave) during your excursion.

Characteristics:

  • Difficulty:  Easy;
  • Length: 5 km (loop);
  • Picnic tables, scenic viewpoints.

100, rue Lemieux, Bégin, G0V 1B0
T 418.672.4270

N48.6769,W-71.3529

Sentier de la Chute Gagnon

Explore the Municipality of Saint-Ambroise's backcountry via the hiking trail to discover the majestic Gagnon falls. Maps available at the town hall. No charge for admission.

Characteristics:

  • Difficulty:  Easy
  • Length: 4.2 km (loop) marked
  • Picnic area, parking lot
  • Pets on leashes welcome.

Rang 9, Saint-Ambroise
T 418.672.4765

N48.5956,W-71.2465

Parc Aventures Cap Jaseux

Explore 8 hiking trails totaling almost 10 kilometers nestled in the heart of a magnificent natural environment.  In addition to three scenic vistas offering stupendous panoramic views, the site also offers a beautiful sandy beach with views overlooking the fjord.

Characteristics:

  • Difficulty:  Easy;
  • Length: 10 km;
  • Accommodations and activities also available.

250, chemin de la Pointe-aux-Pins, Saint-Fulgence, G0V 1S0
T 418.674.9114 | 1.888.674.9114

Sentier de la Plate-forme / Sentier du Quai

These two trails are located in the village of Sainte-Rose-du-Nord, member of the Association des plus beaux villages du Québec (association of the most beautiful villages in Québec.) Discover spectacular viewpoints! No charge for admission.

Characteristics:

  • Difficulty:  Easy;
  • Length: Under 2 km;
  • For the entire family.

Sainte-Rose-du-Nord
T 418.675.2250

Sentier du Lac and Fjord

From within a woodland setting, the trail offers the opportunity of discovering the majestic fjord from its many scenic vistas. Departures from Centre de vacances Ferme 5 étoiles.

Characteristics:

  • Difficulty: Intermediate;
  • Length: 7 km (loop).

465, route 172 Ouest, Sacré-Cœur, G0T 1V0
T 418.236.4833 | 1.877.236.4551