03 – Chaudière-Appalaches

03 – Chaudière-Appalaches


General Information:

Stretching along the South Shore of the Gulf of Saint-Lawrence, the Chaudière-Appalaches region is remarkable for the differences between the Saint-Lawrence Valley to the north and the wooded Appalachian peaks to the south. Maple and mixed-growth forests are there for you to discover.

Practical Information:

  • Regional network:
    22 clubs (2 654 Km of trails)
  • Main trails:
    5 at Leclercville (west) and at Sainte-Louise (east)
    25 & 75 at Charny (north) and at Armstrong at the Maine border (south)
    55 at Saint-Évariste (west) and Saint-Damase (north-east)
    35 at Dosquet (west) and Tourville (east)
  • Accommodation accessible from the trail:
    Approximately 1,200 rooms
  • Snow conditions:
    From mid-December to the end of March


On the South Shore of the Gulf of Saint-Lawrence, South of Quebec City, bordered on the South by the State of Maine. Served mainly by Highway 20 from Montreal or Rivière-du-Loup, the Pierre Laporte bridge from Quebec City, highway 112 from the Eastern Townships, and Highway 201 from Jackman, Maine. It is possible to access the trail network from different spots close to these highways.
Principal cities: Thetford Mines – Lévis – Saint-Georges – Sainte-Marie – Montmagny – Lac-Etchemin


  • Watch the deer at Saint-Gédéon (trail 580) and Armstrong (trail 75)
  • Snowmobile museum (trail 533, 540)
  • Mont Saint-Magloire (trail 549)
  • Mont du Midi (trail 547)
  • Mont Radar (trail 535)
  • Mont Bonnet (trail 55)
  • Lac-Etchemin (trail 55, 545)
  • The Notre-Dame-des-Pins covered bridge (trail 55)
  • The Saint-Martin (25) and Sainte-Marie (35) suspended bridges

From the region:

  • Cantons-de-l’Est at south-west (trail 55)
  • Centre-du-Québec at north-west (trail 5,35)
  • Bas-Saint-Laurent at East (trail 5)
  • Québec at north (Saint-Lawrence river crossing at Saint-Nicolas (Trail 5)
  • Maine, USA at south (Trail 75)




800, Autoroute Jean-Lesage
Saint-Nicolas (Qc) G7A 1E3

Phone : 418 831-4411 ou 1 888 831-4411
Fax : 418 831-8442



Secure Hotels

icon-secure-hotel-small.png HÔTEL COMFORT INN, Saint-Georges

877 230-1230 - 418 227-1227

This modern establishment is newly renovated, with multiple services, including Wi-Fi. Free. Complimentary coffee and a deluxe continental breakfast awaits you each morning. You will be delighted by our hotel and the warm welcome from our staff. St-Hubert restaurant on site.

Rates from :

Single Occ.                            130,00 $/pers.
Double Occ.                            65,00 $/pers.
Triple Occ.                               65,00 $/pers.
Quadruple Occ.                      65,00 $/pers.

Direct access by regional trail #535, #55, #75

Package Includes: 1 night accommodation, room with coffee maker and refrigerator, 1 hot breakfast, free parking, exterior camera system. (taxes and service not included)

icon-secure-hotel-small.png HÔTEL DU DOMAINE, Thetford Mines

(844) 321-5222 - (418) 775-1335

Stop for a comfortable overnight stay and a delicious breakfast at the Hôtel du Domaine. Also enjoy one free drink per person. The snowmobile trails are directly in the parking lot of the hotel complex. A perfect stop for snowmobilers!

Rates from :

Single Occ.                            181,40 $/pers.
Double Occ.                            104,50 $/pers.
Triple Occ.                               85,53 $/pers.
Quadruple Occ.                      76,05 $/pers.

Package Includes: 

1 night in the chosen category.
1 drink at the bar / pers.
Breakfast (tip included).
Unlimited access to the facilities: outdoor spas, relaxation areas and training room.
Secure parking by camera.
Free Internet access.

icon-secure-hotel-small.png LA PLAGE MOTEL, Berthier-sur-Mer

(866) 559-7514 - (418) 259-7514

Motel on the St-Lawrence River near the federated snowmobile trail in the municipality of Berthier-Sur-Mer in the heart of the Chaudière-Appalaches region at the entrance to Montmagny. Breathtaking sunsets with Mont St-Anne in the background. Comfort assured, surveillance camera.

Rates from :

Single Occ.                            170,00 $/pers.
Double Occ.                            185,00 $/pers.
Triple Occ.                               200,00 $/pers.
Quadruple Occ.                      215,00 $/pers.

Package Includes: 1 night lodging, 1 breakfast "à la carte".