Outdoors and adventures
A new outdoor experience in the Eastern Townships that takes you on excursions under the stars, and, as a bonus, lets you learn about astronomy, photography, light pollution, the Milky Way and other fascinating topics. We also offer accommodations and group activities.
A walking trail on Summit Drive, the Parc du Vieux Moulin is a must-see! You will discover the foundations of the first mills in the village while enjoying the beautiful trails along Weedon Stream.
This one-of-a-kind trail winds through private lands that are often landscaped, allowing walkers see different types of landscaping that highlight the natural beauty of the region.
How about a gorgeous 8-km hike in a mixed forest with beautiful observation points? That’s what the Un Lac au Sommet trail offers you.
A network of five beautiful forest and river trails invites you on a 3 km walk. You can access the lakefront at the Des Zouaves Stop.
Les Sentiers Frontaliers include both a hiking club and a network of walking trails that stretch over more than 135 km along the Canada-USA border.
Ski Eldorado Estrie is a project that aims to develop backcountry skiing in the border mountains.
Climb Mont Saint-Joseph or Mont Mégantic; discover ASTROLab and the astronomical observatories; explore both the mountain and the sky.
Need a change of scenery? The Louise area invites you to discover its territory off the beaten path!
The Gosford ZEC is an inhabited forest where you can find activities that include hunting and fishing, hiking, snowmobiling, wilderness skiing, dog sledding and accommodation in nature.
Nicknamed the Mini Compostelle, the parcours Marche au cœur de Mégantic offers several hiking options lasting between two and eight days. Exceptional views and an endless starry sky are in the spotlight for this colourful pilgrimage!
At Solstice Plein Air, you’ll find kayaks, paddleboards and canoes for rent. What a great way to explore the countryside by lake or river!
This well-maintained multipurpose route means several kilometres of pure family fun!
Parc des Vétérans is located in the heart of downtown and provides an exceptional view of the lake, with Mont Mégantic in the background.
The exceptional condition of the Chaudière River, its banks and its wetlands makes it one of a kind.
Ready to add this stop to your adventure? Whatever the season, Station touristique Baie-des-Sables will exceed your expectations!
This rest stop is the starting point for the Sentier Un Lac au Sommet, one of the starring attractions of the Summit Drive trails. Have fun!
After driving along Rang 4 and hearing “Are we there yet?” for the thousandth time, you’ll be left speechless by the treasure that appears before your eyes: the Lac aux Araignées beach.