Tourisme Charlevoix

Les Pionniers Trail – Parc national des Grands-Jardins

À propos

In the early 20th century, this area was already known for its incredible fishing opportunities. Visitors were struck by the carpets of ground lichen and the exceptional Arctic vegetation at this latitude. They thus named it the Grands-Jardins-the Great Gardens. Today, Parc national des Grands-Jardins is still visited by anglers and also by hikers, campers, and vacationers. It has the privilege of forming one of the core zones of the Charlevoix Biosphere Reserve, a status granted to the region by UNESCO.


Besides some nice views on the Petite Rivière-Malbaie, your hike will make you discover moss-covered forests and a forest in full regeneration following the 1999 fire.

Departure point

Étang-Malbaie campground (route 381, km 34,5)

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

Informations techniques

  • Distance 3.6 km
  • Durée 2 hours
  • Niveau Facile
  • Accès

    • Pédestre
  • Caractéristiques

    • Aire de pique-nique
    • Stationnement
    • Belvédère
    • Camping
    • Pavillon d'accueil
  • Villes à proximité

    • Saint-Urbain 17km
    • Baie-Saint-Paul 31,8km

Photos des visiteurs


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Le parc national des Grands-Jardins
Route 381, at km 21
Saint-Urbain (QC) G0A 4K0

1 800 665-6527

  418 439-1227

Visiter le site officiel de Parc national des Grands-Jardins



  • May 27 to October 10, 2016


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