1, 2 or 3 nights — it’s up to you! : 47 km

A Date with the Stars: Lac St-François & Lac Aylmer

Are you staying near Grand Lac St-François or Lac Aylmer? Admire the starry sky on reclined benches at the rest stops along this section of Summit Drive.

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Day 1 : 0 km / 0 min

St-Sébastien Stop

Destination 1 / 4 : At this stop, you’ll find a reclined bench where you can stargaze at night.

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12.9 km

Day 1 : 12.9 km / 10 mins

Lambton panoramic stop

Destination 2 / 4 : After admiring the magnificent sunset, locate the reclined bench and settle in to count stars by the thousands!

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Day 1 : 5.3 km / 4 mins

Sommets Étoilés stop - St-Romain

Destination 3 / 4 : Right in front of the church, sit comfortably on the reclined bench to discover constellations in the starry sky.

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9.8 km

Day 1 : 9.8 km / 7 mins

Stornoway stop

Destination 4 / 4 : This stop stands out with its reclined bench and star finder, which makes it easier to get your bearings as you observe the night sky.

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St-Sébastien Stop

The rest stop in the village of Saint-Sébastien has a fabulous picnic area. You can also learn a little more about Summit Drive and the Dark Sky Reserve.

Lambton panoramic stop

The municipality of Lambton invites you to its panoramic rest stop that offers a spectacular view over the Grand Lac St-François.

Sommets Étoilés stop - St-Romain

This rest stop is located near the church in St-Romain. Take a break in the gazebo, or in the evening, settle in on the reclined bench to observe the starry heavens!

Stornoway stop

Stornoway, a toponym of Scottish origin, has a great location at the intersection of routes 161 and 108, and its steeple can be seen at the top of a mountain.

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