Tourisme Charlevoix

Parking Charlevoix welcome area, refuge Liguori, Abattis and Lac Gauthier

About

Pathway

Day 1
Departure : Charlevoix’s  welcoming area atop the Massif
Sleeping arrangement : Liguori in refuge
Distance covered : 3 km
Duration : approximately 1.5 hour
Note : If you arrive early at the Liguori refuge, you may want to go to the first lookout of the Gabrielle Roy Ouest trail which provides a wonderful view on the river.

Day 2
Sleeping arrangement : Abattis in refuge
Distance covered : 7.2 km
Duration : 2.5 to 3 hours

Day 3
Sleeping arrangement : Lac Gauthier in refuge
Distance covered : 7.5 km
Duration : 3 to 3.5 hours

Day 4
Arrival : Charlevoix’s welcoming area atop the Massif,
Distance covered : 2.5 km
Duration : 1 hour
Note : You may travel this route by reversing the order of the refuges.

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 20.2 km
  • Duration 4 days
  • Level Difficult
  • Access

    • Snowshoeing
  • Specifications

    • Welcome pavilion
    • Parking
    • Bathroom
    • Refuge
    • Camping
    • Belvedere
  • 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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