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

 418 856-1688

Located on trail 553 in the area of the Hiboux du Kamouraska club. Mikes restaurant right in the motel. Tim Horton's, McDonald's and Ultramar nearby.

Occ. Single from $169.95/pers.
Double occ. Double from $60.00/pers.
Occ. Triple from $60.00/pers.
Occ. Quadruple from $60.00/pers.

Package includes: 1 night's lodging, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast, secure parking, camera surveillance, easy access.

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 to trail 85. 28 rooms with fridge, microwave and coffee maker.
Rooms with kitchenettes available. Ample trailer parking. Groups welcome. Secure shelter. Restaurant less than a minute's walk away.

Occ. Single $72.00/pers.
Double Double $45.00/pers.
Double Triple $34.00/pers.
Occ. Quadruple $28.00/pers.


PARC DU MONT-CITADELLE, Saint-Honoré de Témiscouata

418 497-2011

For an exceptional snowmobiling experience from waking to sleeping. Parc du Mont-Citadelle offers you a chalet, yurt or room during your stopover in Témiscouata. Relais with gas, bar and fireplace. We wish you good snow on your journey.

Occ. Single $179.95/pers.
Occ. Double $129.95/pers.
Double Triple $99.95/pers.
Occ. Quad $89.95/pers.

Package includes: 1 night's accommodation in a chalet, yurt or room. 1 breakfast and 1 dinner with mountain view and fireplace.

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

1 800 562-2482 - 418 738-2034

With access maintained by the local club, Domaine Lac St-Mathieu offers accommodation, resto-bar and gas to snowmobilers.  Located near trails 5, 518 and 571, it becomes possible to ride a different itinerary each day (trails 544, 85, 35 and others) for an extended stay.

Occ. Single from $245.00/pers.
Double occ. Double from $155.00/pers.
Occ. Triple from $135.00/pers.
Occ. Quadruple from $125.00/pers.

Package includes: 1 night's lodging, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast, ample free parking, accommodation in a Deluxe cabin or chalet.





Nature Auberge et Spa is the ideal place to stay for couples or friends. Snowmobile trails are nearby. A health and wellness center surrounded by generous, abundant nature, between lake and mountain, at the very heart of a resort serving 4-season clientele in Pohénégamook.

Rates : 
Occ. Double $120.00/pers.

Package includes : Fridge in room, wifi, in King rooms (extra charge) TV. Breakfast and spa, sauna and cold-water bath included.

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