Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier © TQ/F.Gagnon
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency © TQ/F.Gagnon

Outdoor adventures

With its impressive snow cover and vast natural spaces, Québec is the place to be for outdoor enthusiasts, nature lovers and adrenaline junkies. Marked trails, snow-capped peaks and icy mountainsides offer a host of outdoor opportunities. Discover magnificent vistas in our 27 national parks, which boast some 42,000 km2 of unspoilt nature, and in our regional parks and wildlife reserves. Whether you are looking for a simple day trip or an expedition lasting several days with forest accommodations, your experience is sure to be unforgettable!

  • 27 national parks

  • 6,000 km of hiking trails

  • Land of a million lakes

Breathe in the fresh air

  • Sleep in unusual places NON-TRADITIONAL ACCOMMODATIONS

    Looking for an original winter experience? Spend the night in a treehouse, igloo or ice hotel, or surrounded by wildlife, an experience that will be sure to please travellers seeking adventure and authenticity.

    Québec © TQ/F.Gagnon
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    Baie-James © TQ/JF. Bergeron/Enviro Foto
  • Experience something unique WHITECOAT WATCHING

    For an unmatched experience, you may want to try a whitecoat-watching expedition. A helicopter ride will give you an aerial view of these seal pups born off the Magdalen Island coast. You can observe them up close when you alight on the ice floe.

    Îles-de-la-Madeleine © TQ/J-G.Lavoie
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    Îles-de-la-Madeleine © TQ/J-G.Lavoie
  • Cross the impressive Valley of the Phantoms MONTS-VALIN NATIONAL PARK

    In addition to being home to one of the highest snow-covered trails in Québec, the park receives large accumulations of snow, to the delight of cross-country skiers and snowshoers. The thick white blanket makes the trees look like ghosts!

    Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean © TQ/B.Cecile
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    Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean © TQ/J-P.Huard
  • Go on an all-inclusive excursion TOUR THE GASPÉ PENINSULA IN WINTER

    Snowshoe or cross-country ski through spectacular mountain and seaside landscapes! During this one-week excursion you will discover a vast territory of unparalleled beauty and feel the genuine welcome of its people.

    Gaspésie © TQ/P.Carbonneau
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    Gaspésie © TQ/R. Ouellet