Scenic Vistas

Breathtaking!

In Saguenay, abundant bodies of water and the surrounding mountains towering from high above offer breathtaking landscapes unlike anywhere else.  Many lookout points are worth the detour no matter if you're in the city or along the shores of the Saguenay Fjord.  Here are a few of our suggestions:

National Parks

Location Description
Parc national du Fjord-du-Saguenay

Baie-Éternité Area, Rivière-Éternité

The Cap Trinité bluff, where the Notre-Dame-du-Saguenay statue overlooks the fjord, is worth the detour in itself.

L'Anse-de-Tabatière, L'Anse-Saint-Jean

The only scenic point that overlooks the fjord accessible by vehicle.

Parc national des Monts-Valin
Pic-de-la-Hutt Area, Saint-Fulgence With the highest mountains in the region, the Monts Valin are an essential and imposing natural element for the Saguenay landscape. 

City of Saguenay

Location Description
Borough of Chicoutimi

The Sainte-Ann Cross

A magnificent view of Chicoutimi and the downtown core, in addition to the Saguenay River.

Borough of Jonquière
Summit of Mont Jacob Breathtaking views overlooking the borough of Jonquiere and the Rivière-aux-Sables.
Borough of La Baie
Rivière-à-Mars Canyon An ancient dam allows hikers to cross the canyon located at the Centre plein air Bec-Scie.
Parc Mars Views of the Saguenay Fjord and Baie des Ha! Ha! Easily accessible. (rue Mars).
Exploring the Route du Fjord

Location Description
South shore

Belvédère du 1 000 $, L'Anse-Saint-Jean

Panoramic views of the village and its covered bridge, once illustrated on the $1000 Canadian dollar bills.

Petit-Saguenay Wharf, Petit-Saguenay

Ideal location for admiring the fjord and fishing for sea trout.

The Saint-Étienne Beach, Petit-Saguenay

Village-Vacances Petit-Saguenay presents breathtaking panoramic views; take a trip down to the beach in l'Anse-Saint-Étienne for a closer look at the fjord... maybe even beluga whales!

North shore
Sainte-Rose-du-Nord The village is a scenic point in itself; a rest area, rue du Quai, impressive views from the lookout and platform, rue de la Montagne, are the must-see points of interest.
L'Anse-de-Roche, Sacré-Coeur

Enjoy the amenities available at the dock and marina with phenomenal views overlooking the fjord. 

Confluence of the Saguenay Fjord , Tadoussac The meeting place of many marine mammals and where the waters from the Saguenay and St. Lawrence converge.