Cross-country Skiing and Snowshoeing

Welcome to our luxurious landscapes!

Cross-country skiing or on snowshoes, the trails in Saguenay offer visitors panoramic vistas of the fjord, the Mont Valin mountain range, the cliffs in Bec-Scie and many others just waiting to be discovered.

In the City of Saguenay

Centre Plein-Air Bec-Scie

Renowned as one of the most beautiful cross-country ski centres in Québec, this outdoor facility offers a network of 20 km marked loop trails and heated shelters.

7400, chemin des Chutes, Saguenay (arr. de La Baie), G7B 3N8
T 418.697.5132

Parc de la Rivière-du-Moulin

In the heart of downtown, Parc de la Rivière-du-Moulin offers 31 km paths maintained on a daily basis for cross-country skiing.

  • 5,9 km easy
  • 6,1 km difficult
  • 12,7 km very difficult
  • 6,3 km extreme
Also, 17 km paths for Snowshoeing is free, from very easy to very difficult.

1577, rue des Roitelets, Saguenay (arr. de Chicoutimi), G7H 0A5
T 418.698.3235

Le Norvégien cross-country ski club

Two relay stations with wood stoves are available during your expedition. 12 Trails that are safe with clear indications for every level. A 4 km lit trail is available for cross-country skiers at night. Also, 4 km of snowshoeing trails is available. Cross-country ski equipment and snowshoe rentals available.

4885, chemin Saint-Benoît, Saguenay (arr. de Jonquière), G7X 7V5
T 418.546.2344

Les Sentiers du Saguenay

The paths are wide, well marked, easy for walking and offers many natural viewpoints. 14.5 km loop and linear trails, rated easy to challenging. The paths along the Saguenay River between Rue Tourangeau and the Mont Fortin ski centre, besides a closed loop in the Manoir du Saguenay area. Free admission.

Saguenay (arr. de Jonquière)
T 418.698.3200 # 4154 | 1.800.463.6565

Centre Touristique du Mont-Édouard

Mount-Edouard offers two cross-country trails (2.5 km and 5.5 km), land three snowshoeing trails (2.7 km, 3 km, 7.5 km). Rated easy to challenging. Snowshoe rentals available on-site.

67, rue Dallaire, L'Anse-Saint-Jean, G0V 1J0
T 418.272.2927 | 1.888.676.2927

Les Sentiers du Parc de la Colline

Entry at the Aréna du Plateau parking lot, at Rue Cabot and Rue Saint-Gérard, in front of the Charles-Gravel school parking lot. No charge for admission. Approximately 3 km of marked trails.

Saguenay (arr. de Chicoutimi)
T 418.698.3200 poste 4154

Club de Ski de Fond de Laterrière

This club offers 20 km of classic-style cross-country skiing trails and 10 km of marked snowshoeing trails. Heated shelter.

6901, boul. Talbot, Saguenay (secteur Laterrière), G7N 1W2
T 418.678.1395

Centre de Ski Mont-Bélu

A 3.2 km marked trail is offered to snowshoeing enthusiasts. An intermediate level trail, it circles the mountain with a section along the northern summit. Departures are near the main cabin and there's no charge for admission.

4855, boul. de la Grande-Baie Sud, Saguenay (arr.de La Baie), G7B 3P6
T 418.697.5090

Hôtellerie Cepal Villégiature

Snowshoeing trails are accessible just beside the inn.

3350, rue Saint-Dominique, Saguenay (arr. de Jonquière), G7Y 1B3
T 418.547.5728

Surrounding Areas

Parc National des Monts-Valin et la Vallée des Fantômes

A shuttle service will bring you to the Vallée des Fantômes (valley of the ghosts), the ultimate location for skiing and snowshoeing. Several marked trails with shelters along the way are suggested for short and long excursions.

360, rang Saint-Louis, Saint-Fulgence, G0V 1S0
T 418.674.1200 | 1.800.665.6527

Parc National du Fjord-du-Saguenay

Over 50 km of trails for short and long expeditions that grant access to breathtaking landscapes. Open from mid-December until the end of March, depending on snow conditions.

91, rue Notre-Dame, Rivière-Éternité, G0V 1P0
T 418.272.1556 | 1.
800.665.6527

Station de Ski le Valinouët

Two sectors for snowshoeing are available: Facing the mountain (eight paths for a total of about 40 km - no charge for admission) and at the Valinouët summit. The paths are rated easy and intermediate overall.

200, route du Valinouët, Saint-David-de-Falardeau,   G0V 1C0
T 418.673.6455 | 1.866.260.8254

Club Perce-Neige

The club offers three high-quality trails for a total of about 30 km perfect for family strolls or more demanding athletic excursions.

100, rue Lemieux, Bégin, G0V 1B0
T 418.672.2434

Pourvoirie du Cap au Leste

The center offers two marked trails for snowshoeing, the Sentier du Phare (lighthouse trail) and the Sentier Sainte-Rose, where you can also take a one-hour guided tour.

551, chemin du Cap au Leste, Sainte-Rose-du-Nord, G0V 1T0
T 418.675.2000 | 1.866.675.2007

Centre de Vacances Ferme 5 Étoiles

In regards to snowshoeing, rentals are available or try the guided tour with a homemade meal on an open flame.

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

Guided Expeditions

Organisaction - Québec Hors-Circuits

Discover nature with winter enthusiasts, experienced in organizing adventure travel tours. Package deals including accommodations from the most comfortable to the most non-traditional! 

94, rue Jacques Cartier Est, Saguenay (arr. de Chicoutimi), G7H 1Y3
T 418.579.8763

Les Chiens et Gîte du Grand Nord

Embark on one of a kind short or long expeditions with certified professionals. Stay in their mountain-side cottage, rustic accommodations in the great outdoors for experiencing the traditions of yesteryear. 

18a, Lac Durand, Embranchement no 1, Saint-David-de-Falardeau, G0V 1C0
T 418.673.7717

Passion Québec

Discover the Monts Valins with experienced guides who are also nature enthusiasts. Find out more about the variety of accommodations offered in the Monts Valins (in a lodge, apartment, cottage or log cabin). 

96, route du Valinouët, Saint-David-de-Falardeau, G0V 1C0
T 418.673.1001 | 418.290.1001

Entre Chien et Loup

Off the beaten trail through the boreal forest on snowshoes, your guide will lead you along extraordinary trails to introduce visitors to the region's biodiversity and phenomenal panoramic vistas. The expeditions are designed in function to the participant's level of difficulty.

190, chemin Périgny, L'Anse-Saint-Jean, G0V 1J0
T 418.272.1540