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Station Touristique Duchesnay - Hiking

Quebec City, National Capital, Quebec, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Station Touristique Duchesnay Statistics

Difficulty

Easy

Distance

26 KM

Elevation gain

110 meters

Child friendly

What are the activities at Station Touristique Duchesnay ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Station Touristique Duchesnay?

Just 30 minutes from Quebec City, the Duchesnay Tourist Station, on the shores of Lac Joseph, is a destination not to be missed!

This 89km2  offers 25.7 kilometers of hiking trails, which are mostly easy and accessible to the largest number of people: the trails range from 1 to 16km in length and offer many discoveries such as the rock shelters of the Le Rocher course.


What are the services on site?

Parking
Reception
Toilet
Lodging
Belvedere
Restaurant
Bridge
Picnic table
Swim

Rate & open hour

Access fee Free
Schedule

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Coordinates
-71.63926529999999
46.8705868

What are the coordinates and address of Station Touristique Duchesnay?

Station touristique Duchesnay
(866) 683-2711
140 Mnt de l'Auberge, Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, QC G3N 2Y6, Canada

Customer Reviews

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 4 reviews

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Starting Point

The starting point for all of the Resort's trails is located near the front desk and the inn.

Why visit Station Touristique Duchesnay

Beyond hiking, there's never a dull moment at Duchesnay Station, which is packed with activities for all ages and desires!

The brand new water sports center allows visitors to enjoy Lake St. Joseph for swimming or water activities such as kayaking, canoeing or stand-up paddle boarding; swimming is also available in the indoor pool.

As for the more adventurous, they can venture into the wooden labyrinth or enjoy a circuit of five aerial courses in the trees.

It is also possible to observe the local wildlife including the black bear, where the youngest will be able to enjoy game modules or independent activities such as the Animal Rally.

In winter, these activities give way to others such as skating, ice fishing, sledding, snowmobiling, skiing or even dog sledding.

Things not to be missed

Duchesnay Station offers visitors a wide variety of accommodations: it is possible to stay at the Duchesnay Inn, in the 3 nearby pavilions, in one of the chalets or in the shelters.

Where to sleep? - Our favorites

Oxygen cottages, inside the park

These 14 modern cottages are perfect for visitors looking to recharge their batteries in the heart of nature: they are all equipped with a kitchen area, internet access, cable TV, an outdoor living area and have between 2 and 4 bedrooms. Little extra: access to equipment rental and the sandy areas of the park!

Auberge Duchesnay, inside the park

This 4-star country-style accommodation has a great comfort and warm atmosphere: the 48 rooms of one all equipped with a private bathroom, internet access, television with cables and the accommodation includes a multitude of services. Among others, heated pool, sauna, game room, beach or equipment loan, enough to make the most of your stay!

Where to eat?

Within the Duchesnay Inn, the Station offers an excellent dining spot: the Bistro-bar Le Quatre-Temps, overlooking Lake Saint-Joseph, where chef Sébastien Rivard offers a bistro menu featuring Canadian terroir. On the menu: fish, game, cheese, meat and a varied wine list, all to be enjoyed on the terrace for about $43.

During the ski season, Horizon Lodge also opens a snack bar, offering a simple on-the-spot but delicious formula to visitors.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the level of difficulty of Station Touristique Duchesnay ?

Easy

What is the elevation of Station Touristique Duchesnay?

110.00 M

What are the opening hours ?

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Is the place are families friendly?

Yes

Is it free?

Yes

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

Yes
François Dumaine
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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