Centre d’interprétation de la mine d’or

Lots of activities await you at the Centre d’interprétation at the former gold mine on Ruisseau Mining.

Learn about an old gold extraction technique, panning. Have fun and keep your eyes open for your own gold nugget!

Discover the fascinating history of the site and the people who worked there from 1862 to 1960.

The mineral exhibit wall explains how rocks, minerals and gold are formed underground. Beautiful samples will pique your curiosity. You will learn the basics of mineralogy and geology.

Gold Mine Trail

A marked trail (3.5 km, or 7 km round trip) and a suspended footbridge will take you to the abandoned gold mine. Head off on an adventure on this easy to intermediate trail. Plan around three hours so that you can go at your own pace. Bring supplies, water and snacks, and how about a picnic? There’s a must-see near the end of the trail: the Ruisseau Mining falls. Take a well-deserved break before returning to the Centre d’interprétation.

You can even bring Fido on the walk with you, as long as he’s on a leash.

Be careful: taking this trail during hunting season is not recommended. Get informed before your adventure on the Gold Mine Trail!

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