Can you hear it? The beckoning of nature that grows louder as the days warm up, urging you to get out and enjoy your favourite natural playground on a nice summer hike. This year, our team has decided to share some favourite trails in the Saint-Côme area. We hope you’ll be inspired to explore new landscapes. Pack your bag, lace up your boots, and let's go!
Parc régional de la Forêt Ouareau
Ouareau Forest Regional Park is over 150 sq. km of natural wonders. And you’ll have nearly 100 km of well‑maintained hiking trails to explore them. There are even several shelters and rustic campsites where you can extend your stay and enjoy the river and wild lakes to the fullest.
Beauréal Réserve naturelle
In Sainte-Julienne, a breathtaking protected area awaits: Beauréal Nature Reserve. It’s a wilderness destination the whole family will love, with 10 km of hiking trails by lakes, peninsulas, marshes, and other natural features. You can also climb to the top for a stunning panoramic view from a height of 218 m.
Parc régional des chutes monte-à-peine-et-des-dalles
Monte-à-Peine-et-des-Dalles Falls Regional Park is a one-of-a-kind destination. With 305 hectares of forest land, two rivers, three waterfalls, and even a canyon, there’s enough to fill the 17 km of hiking trails with picture‑perfect moments. An experience you’ll want to repeat with friends and family!
Located in Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon, Brandon Trails is a system of close to 7 km of marked trails for summer hiking. With the mixed forest, diverse wildlife and vegetation, visitor’s chalet, heated shelters, rest areas, and mountain lookouts, it’s the perfect place for a family outing.
Grande boucle Zen'Nature
In Saint-Zénon, the Zen'Nature Loop is as riveting as it is surprising. It boasts four different routes that run between 15 and 23.5 km long, for a stay that can last up to four days. The whole family will be impressed with this wilderness adventure that takes you through numerous parks and hunting reserves.
That concludes the tour of our favourite hikes. Don’t wait to head out and explore these trails with your friends and family. Nature is even more beautiful when you can share the experience with the ones you love. Have a great summer and lots of fun exploring!