Tourisme Charlevoix

Du Gouffre Trail


The Sentier du Gouffre whose name refers to the Valley, Park and du Gouffre River, traverses diversified environments, whether agricultural, forested, or riparian. To reach the Sentier du Gouffre, you must take the multipurpose trail Robert-Leblanc on approximately 1.9 km departing form du Gouffre park.

In season the trail meanders between ferns that can reach a 1.6 m height. A halt with picnic tables is available. The trail then continues a long section in reverse slope and a farm road, then delves into a cedar grove where another halt welcomes you with an overhanging view on the valley and village of Baie-Saint-Paul. The path ends at Camping Le Génévrier which houses the regional center for mountain biking.


In Baie-Saint-Paul, take Saint-Jean-Batiste Street and turn on Saint-Édouard Street. Continue to du Gouffre Park’s entrance. Walk onto the Robert-Leblanc footpath to the beginning of du Gouffre trail. The access is located at Camping Le Génévrier on route 138 (3.9 km East of Baie-Saint-Paul).

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

Technical informations

  • Distance 7.4 km
  • Duration 1h45
  • Level Easy
  • Access

    • Hiking
    • Snowshoeing
  • Specifications

    • Picnic area
    • Dogs allowed
    • Camping
    • Parking
    • Bathroom
  • Nearby cities

    • Baie-Saint-Paul 8,5km


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Contact informations

MRC de Charlevoix
4, place de l'Église, local 201
Baie-Saint-Paul (Québec) G3Z 1T2

  418 435-2639

Documentation About MRC de CharlevoixVisit the official site of MRC de Charlevoix

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