Top 5 Snowshoeing and Skiing Trails in Gaspésie
Here are 5 places offering a great variety of snowshoeing and skiing trails to explore during your stay in Gaspésie.
Auberge de montagne des Chic-Chocs
Auberge de montagne des Chic-Chocs : Luxury accommodation in a 4-star inn located at the top of the mountains. What more could you ask for? A playground of 60 km2, powder snow guaranteed! Yes please!
Parc national de la Gaspésie
In the heart of the Chic-Chocs, the territory of the Parc national de la Gaspésie includes 25 peaks over 1000 m! A large playground that allows for a short getaway, or a multi-day snowshoe or cross-country ski hike with overnight stay in a shelter. Also on site, the Auberge Gîte du Mont-Albert, a magnificent 4-star inn with a delicious restaurant, the perfect complement to a day outdoors!
Forillon National Park
Forillon National Park is not officially open in the winter, but thanks to a team of volunteers coordinated by the Comité de l’entrepôt de L’Anse-au-Griffon, cross-country ski trails are maintained there. The trail La Vallée is 9.2 km and the Portage Trail is 20 km. You can also fatbike (rentals available) and of course snowshoe. Who needs marked trails? Powder snow, it’s perfect! Information, rentals and rates at the Centre culturel Le Griffon: 418 892-5679.
Percé UNESCO Global Geopark
In Percé UNESCO Global Geopark, all trails in the backcountry of Percé have been revamped. Whether you choose the summit of Mont Sainte-Anne and its breathtaking view of the Percé Rock, the fault, or the cave, the trails in the forest promise a great walk. Take the opportunity to discover the multimedia exhibition Tektonik presenting the geology of Percé
Station touristique Pin Rouge
A downhill ski resort, Station touristique Pin Rouge also offers 21 km of cross-country ski trails of all levels as well as several snowshoe trails on the banks of the Petite-Cascapédia River. In addition, access is free for these 2 activities at all times! Also discover an ice rink and fatbike trails. On-site, pretty chalets at the foot of the slopes offer a stay at the resort to enjoy the multitude of activities.
So where will your next winter getaway be? Be in the loop and plan your trip at tourisme-gaspesie.com. #gaspesiewinter
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