Parc national des Grands-Jardins

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Great Northern landscapes, steps away from town. A territory carved by mountains and high plateaux, made of taiga and tundra. An inspiration for explorers, nature lovers and artists alike. To those who dare the adventure, this majestic scenery unfurls everywhere, nature in its raw, untouched beauty.

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Parc national des Grands-Jardins Steve Deschênes | © Sépaq
Lambert Leduc | © Sépaq


This 9 km waterway is perfect: paddle along at your own pace, between contemplation and wonder. Escape to Lac Arthabaska’s quiet meanders, by kayak or paddleboard, to discover the flora and fauna forming its rich aquatic ecosystem.

Steve Deschênes | © Sépaq

Winter in Grands-Jardins

Put on your boots, skis or snowshoes and get ready to experience a true winter wonderland, here in our backcountry territory. See the Canadian Shield draped in pristine white snow appear before your eyes! Travel along 22 km or so of trail in the Laurentian plateau sector, with an easy incursion into a burn area – unique, the scenery invites you to connect with the elements.

Mikaël Rondeau | © Sépaq

Back to the Source: Adventure fishing

Combine hiking, fishing and wilderness camping at the park’s outer limits, on an unforgettable backcountry getaway. This adventure fishing package is an invitation to pare down to what matters – and it’s all about teasing trout in utter freedom, deep in the boreal forest!

Richard Lachance | © Sépaq

Both Feet in La Pinède

The beauty of La Pinède trail is beyond compare. Travel through a forest of jack pine, carpeted in lichen, along a shoreline path skirting ancient lakes once shaped by glaciers. A relatively flat trail sure to please all hikers, especially fans of Nordicity and atypical landscapes.

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Damsels and Dragons

A unique family activity pairing creativity and discovery of the life cycle of aquatic insects. An exciting educational trip into the singular world of fireflies!

Parcours Aventures | © Sépaq

Via ferrata

Push back your limits by taking a via ferrata, on an ascent of the majestic Canadian Shield’s mountainous rocky face, with the sumptuous decor of an ancient glacier valley as a backdrop. Thrills and awe guaranteed!

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