02 – Bas-Saint-Laurent

02 – Bas-Saint-Laurent


General Information:

Located on southern shore of the Saint-Lawrence River, the Lower Saint-Lawrence region is essentially a portion of the Appalachian ridge. Exceptional vistas are to be discovered in the backcountry along trails carved through mixed forest.


Practical Information:

  • Regional network:
    14 clubs (1 777 Km of trails)
  • Main trails:
    5 at Saint-Onésime (West) and at Saint-Gabriel (East)
    85 at Rivière-du-Loup (North) and at the New Brunswick border (South)
    35 from Tourville (West) to Rimouski (East)
  • Lodging accessible from trails:
    Approximately 1,650 rooms
  • Snowfall (estimated):
    From mid-December to early April


East of Quebec City, on the southern shore of the Saint-Lawrence River, bordering New Brunswick and the state of Maine. Served mainly by Autoroute 20 from Montréal and Québec, highways 132 and 185 from New Brunswick. It is possible to access the trail system from different points in close proximity to these roadways.
Main towns : Rimouski - Rivière-du-Loup – Trois-Pistoles – La Pocatière – Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac


  • The Parc de la Croix in Rivière-du-Loup (via trail 85)
  • Mountain snowmobile acceleration at Mont Biencourt (via trail 35)
  • the Saint-Fabien lookout (via trail 518)
  • Témiscouata lake (trail 85)
  • Observation of deer at Pohénégamook (via trail 35) and at Trinité-des-Monts (trail 548)

From the region:

  • Chaudière-Appalaches to the west (trails 5 and 35)
  • Gaspésie to the east (trails 5 and 578)
  • New Brunswick (trail 85)
  • State of Maine to the south (trail 561)




480, rue Lafontaine,
Rivière-du-Loup (Qc) G5R 3C4

Phone : 418 867-3015
or 1 800 563-5268
Fax : 418 867-3245




Secure Hotels

icon-secure-hotel-small.png MOTEL LE POCATOIS, La Pocatière

1 877 856-1688 - 418 856-1688

Ideal place for snowmobilers to rest, annexed with the Mike's Restaurant near trail 553 run by the Hiboux Snowmobile Club.

Rates from :

Single Occ.                            139,95 $/pers.
Double Occ.                            199,95 $/pers.
Triple Occ.                               249,95 $/pers.
Quadruple Occ.                      299,95 $/pers.

Package includes: 1 night stay, supper and breakfast.

icon-secure-hotel-small.png MOTEL ROYAL (2016) INC., Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac

1 888 854-2307 - 418 854-2307

Welcome to the Motel Royal!

Direct access from trail 85. 28 rooms with fridge, microwave and coffee maker.
Rooms with kitchenettes available. Large parking for trailers. Groups welcome. Secure shelter. Restaurant less than a minute's walk away.

Rates from :

Single Occ.                            69,00 $/pers.
Double Occ.                            45,00 $/pers.
Triple Occ.                               33,00 $/pers.
Quadruple Occ.                      28,00 $/pers.

icon-secure-hotel-small.png PARC DU MONT-CITADELLE, Saint-Honoré de Témiscouata

1 855 597-2011 - 418 497-2011

The Parc du Mont-Citadelle offers 8 luxury chalets and 4 yurts in the heart of nature. You dream of a carefree stay, come and take advantage of our packages in a peaceful environment conducive to winter activities. Several services are available to you directly on site (restaurant, bar, entertainment). Access to federated quad and snowmobile trails nearby.

Rates from :

Double Occ.                           85,00 $/pers.
Triple Occ.                              85,00 $/pers.
Quadruple Occ.                      85,00 $/pers.

Package includes: 1 night in chalet or yurt, table d’hôte supper, breakfast, free parking, winter activities and direct access to the provincial trail.

icon-secure-hotel-small.png DOMAINE LAC ST-MATHIEU, St-Mathieu-de-Rioux

1 800 562-2482 - 418 738-2034

Domaine Lac St-Mathieu is a unique tourist establishment, thanks to its living room with fireplace, its rustic dining room, its relaxed resto-bar, its offer of lodging in luxury cabins as well as in prestige cottages. Its sale of regular and premium gasoline and especially, the access by the TQ 5.

Rates from :

Single Occ.                            150,00 $/pers.
Double Occ.                            110,00 $/pers.
Triple Occ.                               100,00 $/pers.
Quadruple Occ.                      95,00 $/pers.

Package includes: Overnight stay in a Deluxe cabin, dinner and breakfast basket from 100$/ pers., double occupancy.