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Top 5- Hiking trails in Forillon

There is nothing like a hike to fully appreciate the wonders of Forillon National Park! Here are 5 trails to explore in this sector.

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Mont-Saint-Alban observation tower

Perched at an altitude of 283 metres, this observation tower provides access to a spectacular 360-degree view of the surrounding area. Depending on your departure point, you can reach the tower in an hour or hike a loop trail in about 4 hours.

Prélude à Forillon. Photo : Jean-Pierre Huard

Prélude-à-Forillon

Prélude-à-Forillon is a short and easy 0.6-km loop trail along a boardwalk, which makes it accessible to wheelchairs and strollers. Along the way, admire the endless sea as well as Forillon’s famous cliffs.

La Chute

One of Forillon National Park’s hidden treasures, the La Chute trail is spectacular! Follow the winding boardwalk and wooden stairs through the forest for about 30 minutes to a lovely 17-metre-high waterfall.

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Les Graves, Cap-Gaspé and Land’s End

The Les Graves trail is a classic that will take you along Gaspé Bay on foot or by bike all the way to Cap-Gaspé, at the tip of the peninsula, which is known as “Land’s End.” Keep your eyes peeled and admire the landscape, the lighthouse and, with any luck, whales swimming offshore!

Penouille. Photo : Tourisme Gaspésie

La Taïga

Located on the Penouille sandspit, the La Taïga trail is a wide 1.5-km boardwalk accessible to hikers and cyclists. On one side, you can admire a sandy beach and, on the other, a salt marsh frequented by birds. Have your binoculars ready!

Would you like to immerse yourself in the wonders of Forillon National Park by hiking along magnificent trails? Be in the loop! Plan your trip at tourisme-gaspesie.com today. #gaspesie

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