Tourisme Charlevoix

La Faille Trail

About

The La Faille trail offers a 4.4 km round trip family hike to the La Faille refuge from the parking lot of Lac Saint-Tite. It is part of the long hiking trail linking Cap-Tourmente to Petite-Rivière-Saint-François via Saint-Titre-des Caps. The trail runs along the cliff bordering the St. Lawrence River for the most part, and offers various panoramas of the river, the Montmagny Archipelago and Isle-aux-Coudres. The La Faille refuge is located at the top of a gigantic geological fault overlooking the river; this refuge is accessible to hikers wishing to rest or have lunch (wood is available on the premises).

Principal access

From Baie-Saint-Paul, take Boulevard 138 Ouest heading for Québec City to Saint-Tite-des-Caps. The welcoming area is on your right at the corner of rue Leclerc shortly after passing the Dépanneur Esso.

Charlevoix Welcome Centre (winter only)

From Baie-Saint-Paul, take Route 138 Ouest heading for Québec City to Chemin du Massif on the left. Drive 2 km on Chemin du Massif, the Charlevoix’s welcoming area for the Sentier des Caps is on your left.

It is always important to get information from the trail manager before going hiking.

Technical informations

  • Distance 8.4 km
  • Duration 3h30 to 4 hours
  • Level Easy
  • Access

    • Snowshoeing
  • Specifications

    • Welcome pavilion
    • Parking
    • Bathroom
    • Refuge
    • Camping
    • Dogs allowed
  • Nearby cities

    • Petite-Rivière-Saint-François 36km
    • Baie-Saint-Paul 44,5km

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Contact informations

Charlevoix Welcome Centre,
61 chemin du Massif, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François

1 866 823-1117

  418 823-1117
  info@sentierdescaps.com

Documentation About Sentier des Caps de Charlevoix – SnowshoeingVisit the official site of Sentier des Caps de Charlevoix – Snowshoeing

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