1, 2 or 3 days based on the activities you choose : 123 km

A Colourful Adventure!

Want to move, learn and be amazed? That’s what this colourful circuit offers you! An obstacle course, the peaks of the border mountains, stargazing in the heart of the Dark Sky Reserve … this is what awaits you, along with several gourmet stops—a feast for your eyes as well as your taste buds! What are you waiting for?

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Station touristique Baie-des-Sables & Arbre-en-Arbre

Destination 1 / 9 : It’s well worth stopping at Station Baie-des-Sables in Lac-Mégantic, where you will sleep comfortably at a campsite or in a cabin. Depending on the season, you can enjoy the beach, water sports, a treetop adventure course, hikes, cycling or, in the winter, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, downhill skiing, sledding or snowboarding … what more could you ask for?

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3.7 km

Day 1 : 3.7 km / 4 mins

Deça Deci - Ferme Agrotouristique

Destination 2 / 9 : Head towards Marston to visit Deça Deci – Ferme Agrotouristique. A stop in at this farm is just what you need! You can learn about the livestock and shop at their boutique.

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Day 1 : 11.7 km / 9 mins

Cœur villageois de Piopolis

Destination 3 / 9 : Next, head to the Cœur Villageois of Piopolis. You can explore the church, the dock, the Des Zouaves Stop and the Sentiers du Clocher; kayak at Solstice Plein Air; and, on summer evenings, take in shows at the Festival St-Zénon de Piopolis. Grab a snack at the Magasin Général or Auberge Au Soleil Levant.

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5.3 km

Day 1 : 5.3 km / 5 mins

Scotch Cap

Destination 4 / 9 : While in Piopolis, head towards Scotch Cap, also known as “la Sentinelle,” or “the Sentinel”: a pleasant family hike to start your afternoon!

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Day 1 : 30.0 km / 25 mins

ASTROLab at Mont-Mégantic National Park

Destination 5 / 9 : Next, head towards Notre-Dame-des-Bois and visit ASTROLab, where you’ll be amazed at the daytime activities and astronomy evenings. Starry-eyed discovery awaits!
There’s no shortage of bedtime options: the Chalet du Randonneur, the Chalet L’Étoile de la Montagne or—why not—even a park shelter!

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15.4 km

Day 2 : 15.4 km / 16 mins

Montagne de Marbre

Destination 6 / 9 : Start your second day off right: are you up to the challenge?
From Notre-Dame-des-Bois, head to Montagne de Marbre (Marble Mountain), also known as “la Falaise,” or “the Cliff.” You’ll know why it’s called that once you start climbing on all fours! A fantastic hike on the Canada-USA border. And if you want to push yourself a little more, once you reach the summit, head towards Mont Saddle, also known as “la Réservée,” or “the Secret.” Your reward? A view of a sea of mountains!

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Day 2 : 22.4 km / 19 mins

Éva-Senécal Stop – La Patrie

Destination 7 / 9 : Continue to contemplate the mountains as you head towards La Patrie and the Éva-Senécal rest stop. Observe the panorama of the border mountains and learn a little history about this village and its poet.

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14.6 km

Day 2 : 14.6 km / 12 mins

Charcuterie de Scotstown

Destination 8 / 9 : A few kilometres away, drop into Scotstown and stop at the deli to stock up on food! Next, take the opportunity to visit Camping de la Rivière Étoilée and sleep under the starry sky!

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Day 3 : 0.4 km / 1 min

Parc régional du Marécage-des-Scots

Destination 9 / 9 : Venture out in the early morning, by bike or on foot, to the trails at Parc du Marécage-des-Scots. Or take a long hike on the trail that connects the two sections of Mont-Mégantic National Park. Which one will you choose?

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Station touristique Baie-des-Sables & Arbre-en-Arbre

Ready to add this stop to your adventure? Whatever the season, Station touristique Baie-des-Sables will exceed your expectations!

Deça Deci - Ferme Agrotouristique

Come and discover the animals at Deça Deci! On this small farm, participate in a guided visit or a wide variety of educational activities about the farm’s inhabitants.

Cœur villageois de Piopolis

“Here, we make the good times last…” This is the promise of the Cœurs Villageois!

Scotch Cap

A witness to the passages of Paleo-Indians and the expedition of American army general Benedict Arnold, Scotch Cap watches over the Vallée des Trois Lacs.

ASTROLab at Mont-Mégantic National Park

A unique voyage from the Earth to the stars! Come and enjoy the unique experience of stargazing in the heart of the first international dark sky reserve.

Montagne de Marbre

An incredible spot for a hike, probably the most beautiful in the region, this little-known mountain deserves our full attention!

Éva-Senécal Stop – La Patrie

This rest stop, a gateway to Summit Drive, is guaranteed to impress! Check out its shed dedicated to poet and novelist Éva Senécal, a La Patrie native.

Charcuterie de Scotstown

Make a detour to Scotstown to discover their famous deli!

Parc régional du Marécage-des-Scots

This park boasts multi-use trails that make for a 16.6-km round trip. Entirely located in the forest, the trail is covered with rock dust and makes for an easy hike.

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