09 February 2018

Try our favourite winter outings in and around Joliette

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If you’re not the hygge type, there’s plenty to do outside in winter. In the Joliette area, there’s simply not enough time to take in all the winter activities. That’s why we’ve created a list of our favourite outings. Try these must-do activities for good times with your family and friends. They’re guaranteed thrills!

 

Super Glissades Saint-Jean-de-Matha

Tubing

Come to Super Glissades de Saint-Jean-de-Matha for dizzying descents down two mountainsides by tube or snow raft. It’s the perfect sledding venue for you, your friends, and the whole family. Guaranteed adrenaline rush!

Descent at Super Glissades de Saint-Jean-de-Martha. Credit: quebecvacances.com.

 

Centre de la Côte Boisée

Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing

With 20 km of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails, Centre de la Côte Boisée in Terrebonne attracts outdoor enthusiasts from all over. Get out into nature for a refreshing change of scenery.

Piste de ski de fond du Centre de la Côte Boisée. Crédit : gpat.ca

 

L’Assomption River Skating Rink

Ice skating

Did you know that Québec’s longest river skateway is right here in Joliette? Two frozen corridors cover 4.5 km of L’Assomption River for your skating pleasure. Take a spin through a natural wonderland in your very own backyard.

 

Skating corridor on L’Assomption River. Credit: tourismejoliette.com.

Chalets Lanaudière

Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing

Located in Rawdon, Chalets Lanaudière has no less than 15 km of snowshoeing and cross-country skiing trails. Marked and groomed trails take you through the middle of a forest and offer prime views of Morgan lake. Your whole family will want to go back again and again.

 

Cross-country ski trail at Chalets Lanaudière. Credit: lanaudiere.ca.

Laforce Expédition

Dogsledding

The passionate guides at Laforce Expédition in Lanoraie will show you just how thrilling dogsledding can be. Come with your family and fly along beautiful forest trails before warming up in the Laforce family’s rustic chalet.

 

Dogsled ride. Credit: quebecoriginal.com.

Parc Gérard-Lavallée

Ice skating, snowshoeing and sledding

Located in the heart of Lavaltrie along the river, Parc Gérard-Lavallée has everything you need for a winter filled with family fun: an ice oval, two lit skating rinks, snowshoe trails, a sledding area (with built-in ascent), and a building with food services and equipment rentals (snowshoes, sleds, and walking sticks).

 

Winter activities at Parc Gérard-Lavallée. Credit: lactiondautray.com.