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Centre de plein air Dansereau

Trail Region:Québec City and Area City : Pont-Rouge
An exceptional site for practising outdoor activities. The trails border a magnificent and scenic salmon river, the Jacques-Cartier. Explore the ruins of an early 20th-century sawmill, from which the centre takes its name. The perfect spot for nature-lovers wishing to spend a perfect day!
  50, rue Dansereau, Pont-Rouge, Québec, Canada, G3H 3G6
418 873-4150
418 873-2817

Activities and services


  • Site interpretation
  • Wildlife observation
  • Hiking : 16 km
  • Snowshoeing : 8 km
  • Cross-country skiing : 35 km
  • Cycling : 15 km


  • Documentation / publications
  • Drinking water
  • Panoramic view / lookout
  • Other services

Vehicle and Parking Services

  • Free outdoor parking

Rental services

  • Snowshoe rental
  • Cross-country ski rental

Restaurant and food services

  • Restaurant on premises
  • Picnic area


  • Reservations required
  • Group rates


Ski area

  • Number of trails : 6
  • Linear length of the trails : 17,6 km
  • Total length of the trails : 35 km
  • Beginner trails : 5
  • Difficult trails : 1
  • Cross-country skiing - short trails
  • Cross-country skiing - classical technique : 35 km

Schedules and rates

Open year round