Tourisme Charlevoix

Trail 9 – Parc national des Grands-Jardins


In winter, des Grands-Jardins national park offers sixty four (64) kilometers of snowshoe and Nordic ski trails allowing you to explore this snow-laden forest and observe its wildlife. Nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts will be charmed by the unforgettable decor of this islet of Québec’s Far North.


In the Thomas-Fortin sector, from the Relais La Galette, you will have access to trail # 9, a 6.8 km loop, accessible from trail # 1 (Relais La Galette) or trail # 11 (parking lot at km 31 of route 30). For beginners, it allows for discovering a group of 5 lakes, including Lac Madeleine and Lac Saint-Denys.


From Baie-Saint-Paul, follow route 138 East, then route 381 North to kilometer 21. It is always important to obtain information from the trail manager before setting out on the trail.

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

Technical informations

  • Distance 6.3 km
  • Duration ND
  • Level Easy
  • Access

    • Snowshoeing
    • Cross-country skiing
  • Specifications

    • Welcome pavilion
    • Belvedere
    • Refuge
    • Parking
    • Bathroom
  • Nearby cities

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

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Contact informations

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

1 800 665-6527

  418 439-1227

Documentation About Parc national des Grands-Jardins – Snowshoeing and Nordic SkiVisit the official site of Parc national des Grands-Jardins – Snowshoeing and Nordic Ski


Closed in summer

Snowshoeing and nordic ski

  • Mid-December to Mid-April

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