Tourisme Charlevoix

Zec Buteux-Bas-Saguenay


Join us to live a real backcountry adventure in our gorgeous mountainous landscape ! At Buteux-Bas-Saguenay ZEC, you have access to unique fishing, lodging and camping sites as well as beaches, a canoe-camping circuit and hiking. Arctic charr, wild brook truit and stocked lakes are there for you at only 25 minutes of driving from La Malbaie and Petit-Saguenay. Come visit us in the beautiful area of the Saguenay river and Charlevoix!


  • Camping spaces near lakes, beaches or isolated in nature. Our sites have 3 services (2), 2 services (6) or are rustic and equipped (6) or rustic Come and spend a memorable stay in our ready-to-camp sites or bring your own tent or recreational vehicle (tent-trailer, motor home, etc.). Our qualified staff will be pleased to answer your needs and guide you on the territory according to your expectations (fishing, hiking, kayaking, beach, etc.).

  • With a capacity of 6 people, the Héritage cottage is ideal for those who seek tranquility in the middle of nature and/or multiple activities nearby (swimming, fishing, hunting, kayaking or hiking). This unique log building is decorated with old memorabilia from the days of private hunting and fishing clubs. It is accessible by car and located on the beach and in front a memorable landscape at Lac aux Canards.


Zec Buteux-Bas-Saguenay

  • About the establishment

    • Pets allowed (free)
    • Pets allowed (for a cost)
  • Services & equipments

    • Access to snowmobile trail
    • Lodging in a yurt
    • Boat rental
    • Beach
    • Water body
    • Boat launch
    • Front Desk
    • Public telephone
    • Voice mail
    • Nearby parking
    • Free outdoor parking
  • Activities available

    • Beach swimming
    • Hunting
    • Snowmobile
    • Fauna observation
    • Fishing
    • Ice fishing
    • Water body
    • Quad (VTT)
    • Hiking
    • Snowshoeing
    • Mountain bike
  • Type of rooms

    • With kitchenette
    • Family-type rooms
  • Amenities in room

    • Microwave oven
    • Mini-fridge
    • Private bathroom


  • Popular in the fall for moose hunting, the ZEC becomes quieter in the second week of October and small game hunting enthusiasts can then have fun. The forests are full of partridges and snowshoe hares and spruce grouse are also spotted there. The ZEC also offers the possibility of hunting black bears in the spring independently or on a baited site. Sharpen your senses and come experience beautiful moments of adrenaline!

  • The ZEC territory has many wild beaches, accessible either by car, on foot or by canoe and kayak. These enchanting sites are all suitable for swimming and the pleasures of relaxation.

  • Come and discover our canoe-camping circuit with family or between friends! Over about 18 km round trip, our trail crosses a series of lakes with unique landscapes interspersed with short portages. Beaches, chains of islands, avian and terrestrial fauna are waiting for you! This intermediate-level journey can be completed in one or two days, with the possibility of an extension for the more adventurous. The Zec also offers kayak rental for the day to allow you to explore our Parcours des Marais as well as discover the surrounding lakes and beaches. Enjoy the adventure!

  • With more than 120 lakes on its territory, the Zec offers endless fishing possibilities! Whether for fly fishing fans, light casting, or wading, all the options are within reach! Our lakes are home to a large population of speckled trout (brook trout) as well as the famous red trout (arctic char). In addition to providing access to these native species, the Zec also offers the possibility of fishing in stocked lakes. If you don't have your own boat, just contact us and we'll make sure to keep a rowboat available for you. Good fishing!


  • Features

    • No access to safe drinking water
    • Picnic area
    • Convenience store
    • Restrooms
    • Pets allowed
    • Paid admission
  • Services et équipement

    • Nearby parking
  • Booking

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Contact informations

31, Port-aux-Quilles
Saint-Siméon (QC)  G0T 1X0

  418 638-2788

Visit the official site of Zec Buteux-Bas-Saguenay


Ouvert en saison

From 15 May to 2 November

  • 08:00 to 18:00 - Monday
  • 08:00 to 18:00 - Tuesday
  • 08:00 to 18:00 - Wednesday
  • 08:00 to 18:00 - Thursday
  • 07:00 to 20:00 - Friday
  • 07:00 to 19:00 - Saturday
  • 07:00 to 19:00 - Sunday


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  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit card
  • Virement bancaire / e-Transfer

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