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Experiencing Christmas in nature!

Our very best cabins to celebrate the holiday season

Snow-covered pines, a crackling wood fire, and a vast array of outdoor activities – our cabins really are perfect venues to celebrate with family and friends during the holiday season! Stay at the heart of the most beautiful nature of Québec and take advantage of a wide choice of accommodations so as to experience unforgettable moments.

Parc national des Grands-Jardins Parc national des Grands-Jardins
Parc national des Grands-Jardins Catherine Simard | © Sépaq

Montreal area

Centre touristique du Lac-Simon

With white-tailed deer frequenting the area around the cabins of Centre touristique du Lac-Simon, the atmosphere is simply magical. Fairy-tale moments that will delight young and old alike! In addition to staying in a comfortable cabin, you’ll enjoy inner tube sliding and skating near Lac Simon. You can also ice fish on Lac de la Ferme. For cross-country skiers, there are trails accessible. A winter walk on well marked snowshoeing and hiking trails is on the agenda as well!

Parc national d’Oka

At just 35 minutes from Montreal, experience the magic of celebrations in nature and spend a night or more a few steps away from the cross-country ski trails at one of Parc national d’Oka’s car-accessible Compact cabins. To help digest the turkey and stuffing, you’ll want to storm any one of the many cross-country skiing trails, choosing the level just for you. A number of easy-level snow-hiking trails also await you. And fatbikes are available for rent, while snow carpets are provided free of charge for the slide. By the way, access to these trails is free of charge for overnight guests.

Parc national du Mont-Tremblant

Looking for a fairy-tale setting where magic is guaranteed? Well look no further!  La Diable and La Pimbina sectors of Parc national du Mont-Tremblant offer all-equipped and total-comfort cabins that are sure to fit the bill. They’ll be your gateway to an array of snowshoeing and cross-country skiing trails to enjoy. A mini slide has even been set up near the Discovery and Visitors Centre in La Diable sector. Guaranteed fun!

Parc national d'Oka
Parc national d'Oka Go-Van | © Sépaq
Parc national d'Oka
Parc national d'Oka Go-Van | © Sépaq

Québec City area

Réserve faunique de Portneuf

Experience a real connection with the land when you stay in one of the new Horizon cabins during your nature vacation in Réserve faunique de Portneuf. The modern design of Horizon cabin, available in two- and three-bedroom versions, blends perfectly with its surroundings. Its huge front windows optimize lake views and let natural light into the rooms. The perfect environment for relaxing after a skating, cross-country skiing or tobogganing outing in the area!

What's more, Horizon cabin is made almost entirely of Quebec wood, with a focus on solar energy. The perfect combination of functionality, comfort and style.

Duchesnay

At this time of year when family time becomes very magical indeed, come and experience moments of pure happiness at Duchesnay, your ideal all-in-one nature destination located a mere 30 minutes from Québec City. In addition to staying in one of the comfortable cabins located at the edge of Lac St. Joseph, you’ll enjoy a very special program offered free of charge for all overnight guests, including torchlight hiking, a visit from Santa, a biscuit workshop, and so much more besides! This vast winter playground also offers you the opportunity for a cross-country ski outing, a snowshoeing adventure, or a dogsled ride.

Parc national des Grands-Jardins

Hide out in complete privacy at a splendid and luminous EXP. cabin, designed for two people, in magnificent Parc national des Grands-Jardins. Original architecture, comfort, and intimate contact with nature combine to ensure an experience you’ll never forget. Imagine a multi-windowed lodging, bringing nature indoors, and giving you the impression of always being outside. Holiday magic at its best!

Cabins with lots of character are also available for four to eight people. You can take advantage of the many kilometres of snowshoeing and hiking trails to explore the snow-covered forest and check out the tracks of its resident wildlife. Backcountry skiing and ice fishing are at your doorstep as well.

Parc national des Grands-Jardins
Parc national des Grands-Jardins Catherine Simard | © Sépaq
Brook & Peony | © Sépaq

Elsewhere in Quebec

Gîte du Mont-Albert

A total of 18 cabins with a very typical character for 4 to 8 people surround Gîte du Mont-Albert. Another 5 cabins, each with a 2-person capacity, are located on the banks of Rivière Sainte-Anne, near the hotel.

Located at the heart of Parc national de la Gaspésie, this magnificent territory is waiting to be discovered by snowshoers and off-piste skiers alike. This year, you’ll also be able to visit the brand-new Mountain School, which will offer you the very best tools for your adventure in the majestic Chic-Chocs mountain chain. There will be something for all tastes, and for all levels, at the school, featuring a multitude of guiding activities as well as equipment available for rent.

Gîte du Mont-Albert
Gîte du Mont-Albert Jeanne Rondeau-Ducharme | © Sépaq
Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier
Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier Steve Deschênes | © Sépaq

For a rustic experience

Parc national du Bic

Eight yurts are located in the Île-aux-Amours sector, between 100 m and 450 m from the parking lot. Three yurts are also available in the Tombolo sector. In the heart of the snow-covered forest, the yurt gives us the impression of being elsewhere, as it was traditionally used by nomadic peoples living on the steppes of Central Asia. It's a great place to unwind from everyday stress and enjoy the great outdoors. You can enjoy the magnificent sunsets that are unique to the region, cross-country ski or hike for miles, and come back to warm up in a unique atmosphere! 

Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier

Laissez-vous séduire par le charme et la rusticité des 4 yourtes, situées tout près de la rivière Jacques-Cartier. En famille, en couple ou entre amis, le dépaysement est garanti! Les yourtes sont équipées du nécessaire pour la préparation des repas, d’une cuisinière au propane, d’un réfrigérateur, de 4 lits, d'un chauffage d'appoint et d’un poêle à bois et elles sont situées à proximité d’un bloc sanitaire. Elles peuvent accueillir 4 personnes.

Envie d’essayer autre chose? Le camp rustique, c’est votre camp de base hivernal; un chalet à l'état brut. Situé à proximité des sentiers hivernaux, au coeur d’un immense terrain de jeu, le séjour permet un véritable retour aux sources pour les amoureux de la neige. C’est un endroit parfait pour renouer avec l’essentiel.

Let yourself be seduced by the charm and rusticity of the 4 yurts, located near the Jacques-Cartier River. Whether you're a family, a couple or a group of friends, a change of scenery is guaranteed! The yurts are equipped with everything you need to prepare meals, a propane stove, refrigerator, 4 beds, auxiliary heating and a wood-burning stove, and are located close to a sanitary block. They can accommodate 4 people.

Want to try something different? The rustic shelter is your winter base camp, a cottage in its raw state. Situated close to winter trails, in the heart of a huge playground, it's a true return to basics for snow lovers. It's the perfect place to get back to basics.

Parc national du Mont-Mégantic

Ten rustic shelters are available in the park. Six of them are located within a 1 km hiking distance of the reception area (on foot, skis or snowshoes - intermediate trails) and can accommodate 4 to 8 people. They are equipped with a wood-burning stove, a large table with chairs and benches, a sofa-bed and 2 closed bedrooms. You'll need to bring your own drinking water, cooking utensils and lighting. A dry toilet is located near each rustic shelter. Wood is provided to heat the stove. Outdoor fires are not permitted.

Just 2.2 km (easy to intermediate trail) from the discovery and service center, 4 other rustic shelters are available, sleeping 2 to 4 people. They are equipped with a wood stove, a table with chairs and benches and 4 beds. We're telling you, the experience of arriving at your rustic shelter after a long hike is second to none! We leave the wood stove and simply enjoy the tranquility of nature.

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