Follow our trails and discover fabulous panoramic views. Our land is truly stunning!

Our parks and wildlife reserves offer more than 6,000 km of short and long trails for every level. Sprinkled with lakes and rivers, these wooded trails are home to a variety of wild animals—crossing paths with a fox or deer should come as no surprise, it happens all the time.

Seasons

Hiking is a year-round activity. Snowshoes, crampons or ice cleats are a must in winter.

Did you know?

The International Appalachian Trail boasts 650 km of paths spanning the Gaspésie region.

What type of hiker are you?

  • Our tallest accessible peaks range from 800 m to 1,652 m. The highest is Mont d’Iberville located in Parc national de Kuururjuaq, in Nunavik. The views from its summit are well worth the effort!

  • Our long-distance hiking trails are paradise for explorers and adventurers. Endurance and resilience are key qualities for anyone tackling one of our eight longest trails, whose distances vary from 105 to 1,075 km. 

  • Some of our trails feature suspended walkways and bridges. From these dizzying heights, you’ll get a bird’s eye view of our meandering rivers and hear our thunderous waterfalls. Stunning landscapes right at your feet! Don’t miss out!

  • Need a break? We know where and how... With your walking stick in hand, set out on one of Québec’s pilgrimage routes and discover an array of spiritual, natural and cultural sites sure to rejuvenate the soul.

  • When you need a breather from the hustle and bustle of city life, taking a stroll along the tranquil pathways of our urban parks is a great way to relax.

  • Here are the 7 principles for hiking that leaves no trace: prepare and plan, use marked trails, manage waste properly, leave what you find intact, minimize the impact of fires, respect wildlife, and respect others. It's as easy as that!

    Deux femmes font de la randonnée pédestre en montagne avec en arrière-plan le fjord du Saguenay.
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Our nature hiking trails are guaranteed oases of peace! Urban, suspended between sky and earth, short or long, they suit all types of hikers. Walk one of our pilgrimage routes or climb one of our highest peaks and immerse yourself in grandiose landscapes. Let yourself be lulled by the sound of waterfalls or rivers in a diverse fauna and flora… a walk toward new horizons!

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