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Station touristique Duchesnay

Regional / municipal park Region:Québec City and Area City : Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier

Wooded area bordering Lac Saint-Joseph, only 30 minutes from Québec City. Nature enthusiasts will find hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country ski trails, as well as several guided activities. Boat rentals also available: canoe, kayak, SUP, paddleboat, etc.

  140, mtée de l'Auberge, Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, Québec, Canada, G3N 2Y6
1 866 683-2711 Toll free
418 875-2122
418 875-2711

Activities and services

Activities

  • Entertainment
  • Entertainment for children
  • Workshops
  • Rock-climbing
  • Winter sliding
  • Outdoor fitness
  • Introduction to forest survival techniques
  • Nature interpretation
  • Snowmobiling
  • Wildlife observation
  • Plant life observation
  • Aerial ropes courses
  • Ice skating
  • Fishing
  • Ice fishing
  • Outdoor pool
  • Beach
  • Supervised beach
  • Body of water
  • Dogsledding
  • Hiking : 25,7 km
  • Snowshoeing : 22,4 km
  • Cross-country skiing : 51 km
  • Water sports : Canoeing
  • Water sports : Kayaking
  • Water sports: Pedals boat
  • Water sports: Stand-up paddle boarding
  • Playing field with sports/recreat. equip.
  • Children's playground
  • Cycling
  • Tours : in french
  • Tours : in english
  • Other activities

Services

  • Pets allowed
  • Bar
  • Boutique / Sales counter
  • Lockers
  • Courses
  • Tour guide
  • Shelter-accommodation
  • Lodging on the premises
  • Packages
  • Banquet, meeting, conference room
  • Baggage transport
  • Other services

Vehicle and Parking Services

  • Free outdoor parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station

Signs and shuttles

  • Tourist signs (blue)

Rental services

  • Canoe rental
  • Rabaska canoe rental
  • Kayak rental
  • Snowmobile rental
  • Ice skate rental
  • Pedal boat rental
  • Stand-up paddle board rental
  • Snowshoe rental
  • Outdoor site rental
  • Cross-country ski rental
  • Bike rental
  • Specialized equipment for children rental
  • Other watercraft or nautical equipment rental
  • Other sports equipment rental

Restaurant and food services

  • Restaurant on premises
  • Picnic area
  • Snack bar
  • Vending machines

Groups

  • Entertainment
  • Special schedules
  • Reservations required
  • Group rates
  • Tours : in french
  • Tours : in english

Related services and activities

Recreation centre:
Adventure and outdoor tourist provider:
Medium-sized hotel (40 to 199 units):

Amenities

Ski area

  • Number of trails : 10
  • Linear length of the trails : 51 km
  • Beginner trails
  • Difficult trails
  • Very difficult trails
  • Cross-country skiing - short trails
  • Cross-country skiing - classical technique : 35,5 km
  • Cross-country skiing - skating technique : 27,5 km

Schedules and rates

Open year round

Location